Green

  • Your Green Life: "Scrap for Cash"

    We all know the three golden rules of sustainability, Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. In this weeks "Your Green Life" Adam Lorch explores the third "R" and tells us how recycling can put some cash in your pocket.

  • Your Green Life: "Handmade Soaps"

    Store bought soaps have a list of chemicals that most of us cannot even pronounce, yet we use them everyday to clean our skin. One Superior woman is making soap with all natural ingredients that is healthier for your skin, and the environment. Adam Lorch explains in this weeks "Your Green Life".

  • Your Green Life: "Making Biodiesel"

    Last week in "Your Green Life" Adam Lorch went to Bayfield to visit a sustainable Bed and Breakfast. In this weeks "Your Green Life" he goes back to the B&B where owner and operator Steve Sandstrom continues his sustainable practices, by making his own fuel, resulting in impressive savings.

  • Your Green Life: "Sustainable B&B"

    With gas prices on the rise, finding a cheap and eco friendly place for a relaxing vacation is on the minds of everyone. Adam Lorch takes a scenic trip to a local, and sustainable, Bed & Breakfast in this weeks "Your Green Life".

  • Your Green Life: "Milk Paint"

    Milk has long been known as a good source of calcium. But one Northland women has found another use for it. She uses milk as a main ingredient in some of her paints. In this week's "Your Green Life" Adam Lorch visits Duluth Stove and Fireplace where the artist displays her green, and calcium–rich, work.

  • Your Green Life: "Green Burials"

    It has become quite common for people to investigate the greenest options when planning any event...that's also a trend in planning burials. Here in Duluth, one women is making sustainable caskets. In this week's "your Green Life", Adam Lorch takes us to the Duluth Casket Shop.

  • Sulfide Mine Opponents Voice Opinions Via Dog Sled

    The Pony Express got messages through in the 1800's and some Northlanders are following a similar approach in the 2000's with a different animal drawn approach. A musher and his sled dog team are carrying bags full of petitions asking Minnesota lawmakers to protect the environment from sulfide mining. Dave Anderson has the story.

  • Your Green Life: "Solar Thermal Heating"

    The Rural Renewable Energy Alliance, or RREAL, program in coordination with the Duluth Energy Efficiency Program have been assisting low income families with sustainable energy options for several years now.In this weeks "Your Green Life" Adam Lorch explores one of these options.

  • New Incentives for Those Who Choose Solar

    (Duluth, MN)- Northland's NewsCenter-- Minnesota Power announces that individuals or businesses considering solar energy could see reduced costs through its SolarSense program.

  • Your Green Life: "Lead In Our Lake"

    Fisherman rely on Lake Superior's water to remain clean. But on an annual basis they are responsible for putting literally tons of a toxic heavy metal into our lake.




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