A new report from Shareable and the Sustainable Economies Law Center details ways that city officials can harness the power of sharing to transform their cities for the better.
A new social networking tool helps you share rarely used items with friends and neighbors, keep track of who has your stuff, and even lets you know how much you’re saving by borrowing instead of buying.
NeighborGoods is an online community that lets you borrow and lend tools and other items from people in your area.
Bike-share systems are popping up in cities across the Midwest as bike sharing becomes a more popular transportation option.
As gas prices continue to rise, so does car sharing. Walk Score lists the top 10 car share cities in North America.
Bike-share programs are now operated in more than 500 cities in 49 countries. Most cities are finding that bike sharing leads to better mobility and safer streets.
The Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) will launch the city’s new bike share system – called “Divvy” – later this year, with the goal of expanding to 4,000 bikes at 400 neighborhood locations.
Simran Sethi starts dreaming of spring gardening, with the goal of renewing her efforts to grow real food.
Simran Sethi teams up with two neighbors to "grow food, not lawns."
Simran Sethi learns how to compost the right way and explores her composting options.
Simran Sethi reflects on her first summer of yard-care and gardening.
The bad news? Coal-fired power plants are our biggest source of industrial pollution. The good news? Solar grew by 67 percent last year, making it our fastest-growing energy sector.