being green

Don't be shocked by the surge of state employees in electric cars

Minnesota's fleet of state-owned cars is getting more electric.

Another step away from coal: MN Power plans a big new natural gas plant

They also have deals to buy more wind and solar energy.

Cool beans: St. Paul is finally getting a Spyhouse Coffee

That's right St. Paul – Spyhouse is crossing the river.

Cool beans: St. Paul is finally getting a Spyhouse Coffee

That's right St. Paul – Spyhouse is crossing the river.

Minnesota is leading the way when it comes to clean fuel options

The state used a lot of clean energy options this year.

This MN nonprofit will recycle your old and broken holiday lights

Recycle your lights and help provide jobs for people with disabilities.

A Minnesota college says it's getting all its power from the wind and sun

St. Olaf has a new wind power deal with Xcel Energy and says its electricity will be carbon free

This new Tesla solar roofing looks like regular shingles

The days of enormous reflective panels on rooftops could soon be over.

2 natural foods co-ops in the Twin Cities have merged

The co-ops decided to work together, rather than compete against each other.

Raking leaves? Why not just mow them instead?

A U of M researcher says letting your mower chop up the leaves fertilizes your lawn and helps cut down on weeds.

Best Buy's new paper gift card is better for the environment

Best Buy is making the switch to paper gift cards. Here's why.

World Car-Free Day is next Thursday, here's why it's important

Thursday, Sept. 23, campaigners are asking you to consider a different way of getting to work.