Sharing products instead of just selling more of them is better for the planet. But how can these sharing economy services spread? Appealing to consumers' self-interests is part of the answer and can help to broaden the market. Read more »
“What would teacher heaven would look like?" That’s the question that inspired the Resource Area For Teaching, says its founder and Executive Director Mary Simon.
The veteran educator then built it. Read more »
I always associated nice weather with the deafening “rrrrrrrrrrrr” of lawn mowers. It’s not a bad sound for most of us; it’s generally something that brings to mind summer days, backyards, and the smell of cut grass. Read more »
In March 2008, Dustin Zuckerman started a local tool-lending library from the back closet of his small one-bedroom carriage house in Santa Rosa. Zuckerman is a gently spoken man in his late thirties. His friends describe him as the "giving type. Read more »
"One of top things you can do to make your life a bit greener is cut down on stuff," writes Matthew McDermott at Treehugger. "Making it more difficult is that some of the things that are really useful only get used every so often... Read more »