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The ins and outs of green construction and natural building, with specifics on solar design, home insulation and more.

A Year in the Round: Finally, a Fire Pit!

By Natalie Morris

I made a hole in the ground, and then decorated it with rocks!


A Year in the Round: Tipi Erectus

By Natalie Morris

Putting up a big cone made of sticks and canvas isn't really all that challenging. Just maybe start before 7pm on a weekday your first time.


Seven Springs Speaker Spotlight: Nathan Kipnis, Green Architect

By Erica Binns

Nathan Kipnis of Kipnis Architecture + Planning will present two workshops on green energy and building at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, September 24-25 in Seven Springs, Pa.


Rhombin Desktop Organizer Mixes Convenience with Eco Chic

Press Release

The Rhombin, a desktop organizer made from a plant-based plastic (bioplastic), merges sustainability with convenience and cutting-edge design.


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A Year in the Round: From the Ground Up (Pt. 2)

By Natalie Morris

I had no idea putting dirt in a box was this difficult.


Paint With a Cause

Press Release

Offering paint that saves the rain forest and a full list of ingredients, this natural finishes start-up aims to change the industry. Unearthed is making a bold move by providing full ingredient disclosure for all of its products.


A Year in the Round: From the Ground Up (Pt. 1)

By Natalie Morris

Settling on a flooring option for the tipi was pretty simple after coming across an awesome company that was right under my nose the whole time.


Frontier Natural Products Co-op Awarded Prestigious LEED Green Building Certification

Press Release

Frontier Natural Products Co-op announced today that it has been awarded LEED Silver certification for a major renovation at its manufacturing facility.



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