more about: living green

What’s really green?

We asked four industry experts what’s really healthy, eco-friendly, and smart—and what’s just green-washing. You can see some of their answers in our December issue, where we featured builder Jeff King’s own eco-smart remodel, but the rest you’ll find right here.

Links We Love: Better Budget

The word “budget” often causes a cringe, but pinching pennies doesn’t have to be painful.

Living the Plastic-Free Dream

Beth Terry, the (nearly) plastic-free guru who recently distilled her experiences into a book*, is one of those people you just want to sit down with over a cup of coffee (in a ceramic mug, of course). There are no hints of enviro-extremism about her. In other words, she doesn’t seem like someone who has spent hours cataloguing plastic in her Oakland, […]

The West Parks People, Not Cars

In a city where innovating is as natural as breathing, it’s no surprise a group of San Francisco designers looked at a parking spot seven years ago and thought, “leafy urban oasis!”