Written by Megan Latour | September 16th, 2013
Why choose synthetic clothing dye when blueberries, spinach and turmeric can produce rich, natural colors? For the next step in the quest to follow wool from farm to closet, we’re turning to nature to find dye for our yarn.
Written by Nicole Levins | April 4th, 2012
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | October 16th, 2011
Cool Green Science is participating in Blog Action Day, an annual event that is sparking a conservation about food. Here we break down organic vs. conventional farming.
Written by Nicole Levins | September 19th, 2011
Written by Jeff Opperman | March 21st, 2011
Freshwater scientist Jeff Opperman has found a way to indulge in this guilty pleasure with less guilt and greater environmental sustainability.
Written by Darci Palmquist | August 24th, 2010
Written by Nicole Levins | May 20th, 2010
Written by Matt Miller | June 10th, 2009
It’s true: A green lawn is not often a green lawn. Many of you already know this, but neighborhood peer pressure keeps you reaching for weed spray, fertilizer and a lawnmower. When you step through your front door, do you feel like you’ve landed on the set of American Beauty? Do you worry that your attempts […]
Written by Matt Miller | April 21st, 2009
Looking for a proper beverage to enjoy (responsibly, of course) on Earth Day? How about an organic beer? I’ve recently been doing some “research” around town in Boise, and have found organic brews to be surprisingly easy to find. Not to mention tasty. There are organic lagers and ambers and India Pale Ales and porters, […]