“Bicycle Dreams” shows at the Blue Note this Thursday

The PedNet Coalition is sponsoring this film about Race Across America, a 3000-mile bike race that challenges riders to pedal across the country in just ten days. Looks pretty rad. Inspiring, even. Shoot, I watched this and then biked to school this morning. Take a look. Oh, and word on this street is that the…

What it’s like to live at the Sustainahouse

They applied because they wanted a supportive community and a place to learn about sustainability. Now they’re close friends, city experts in sustainable living on a budget, and some of the best-fed college students you’ll find. Their out-of-the-box lifestyle is a point of fascination for media, including a sweet infographics. As the deadline for applying…

Environmental Summit this weekend!

Want to see how Missouri is working to protect the environment? Come to the Missouri Votes Conservation (MVC) Environmental Summit January 28th right here at Mizzou! Missouri Votes Conservation Education Fund is a non-partisan, common-ground organization that strives to unify the many diverse environmental and conservation interests in Missouri in order to strengthen the state’s…

Recycle your electronics Saturday at Rock Bridge Elementary

Rock Bridge 4-H Club Electronics Recycling Event Where: Rock Bridge Elementary Parking Lot What: Electronics Recycling Community Service Project When: Saturday, January 21, 2012 1-3 p.m. All collected materials will be taken to Mid- Mo Recycling Remove all personal information prior to drop off Equipment does not need to be in working condition Acceptable Items…

Review: the Belkin “Conserve Insight”

By Wilson McNeary Christmas morning, I opened my gifts, only to find that my family had given me a small device used to monitor energy consumption of electronic appliances: the Belkin “Conserve Insight”.  To most my age, I assume this would be a rather strange gift to pull out of the box; one of those…

Urban Cycling for anywhere

A graduate student from Academy of Art University in San Francisco created this beautiful publication.  If you like art but not biking, maybe now you’ll like both. Here’s what the page says: Urban Cycling is a book dedicated to addressing the problems of biking in urban areas by suggesting alternatives and solutions to problems.

Review: Yes to carrots — moisturizing and eco-friendly

When it comes to eco-friendly products, the selection runs the gamut, both in price and in quality. Over the past weeks, I have experimented with various cosmetics in an attempt to weigh the pros and cons of going green at home. One of the brands I tried is called Yes to [visit website], a line of cosmetics…