Switching to Energy Efficient Bulbs: Too Good a Deal to Miss!

Switching to Energy Efficient Bulbs: Too Good a Deal to Miss!

The hesitancy around LEDs in their infancy can be understood; sure, they used a heck of a lot less energy- but they weren’t dimmable, had the tendency to flicker and were only available in a “cool, sterile, blue bulb.” No wonder residents lollygagged instead of running to the nearest store to pick up a pack […]

Upcycle

Upcycle

up•cy•cle  ˈəpˌsīkəl/  verb Use of the word, upcycle, started to gain traction in earnest in the mid 1990’s after research and publications emerged out of Europe addressing sustainability and zero emissions. One of the imperatives out of the movement was that we should create from what would have been discarded.  This concept is not a […]

Emerald Ash Borer Update

Emerald Ash Borer Update

If you live on the Front Range and have ash trees, it’s time to think about taking action to maintain your landscape. Since the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), an invasive, non-native pest with few local predators, was first identified in Boulder two Septembers ago, alarms have raised about the future of 12 to 15 percent […]

It’s Fishing Season

It’s Fishing Season

“If you want to catch a fish, think like a fish.” The line may have come from one of Steve Conrad’s favorite TV shows in the 90s, but to him, nothing sums up the essence of fishing better. Conrad was an eagle scout in 1973 when his dad gave him his first fly rod, and […]

Pest-repelling Plants for the Yard and Garden

Pest-repelling Plants for the Yard and Garden

With conversations taking off about the over-use of pesticides, it may be time to start thinking about about working with the ecosystem to proactively solve pest problems in the lawn and garden. Many people looking for the “silver bullet” pesticide solution for getting rid of a particular problem pest may actually be indiscriminately poisoning all […]

Getting the Car Ready for Spring

Getting the Car Ready for Spring

Now that the long winter has drawn to a close, we can finally look forward to cruising around in warmer weather. Our Automotive Green Vests offered a few tips to make this spring and summer’s driving experience the best one it can be! Spring Cleaning Make sure to clean your vehicle regularly. Not only is […]

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