The decisions we make in our everyday lives and in our homes can help to promote a greener, healthier Northwest. From installing a rain garden to buying less stuff to opting for public transit or biking when possible, small everyday actions by engaged, informed consumers accumulate to big impacts.

Series in Sustainable Living

  • Teen Pregnancy: Going... Going...

    How to continue the decrease in US teen birth rates.
  • My Year of Nothing New

    Follow Anna Fahey's New Year's resolution to buy nothing new in 2012—saving cash and cutting carbon at the same time.
  • Sustainababy: Born to be Green

    Anna Fahey looks at pregnancy and motherhood through the lens of sustainability policy.
  • The Year of Living Car-lessly Experiment

    After the demise of their family Volvo, Sightline director Alan Durning and his family decided to try living car-free for one year.
  • The Reluctant Cyclist

    Follow Eric Hess's first rides, initial thoughts on commuting, and an introduction to bike culture in this Sightline series.
  • Making Sustainability Legal

    Some of the smartest, most innovative solutions for a sustainable Northwest are, at present, simply illegal. This Sightline series puts the spotlight on cases where we can make sustainability legal by changing existing regulations and developing pragmatic money-saving proposals.

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