Seattle Recycling Startup Goes Beyond the Blue Bin

Queen Anne-based Ridwell recycles items such as batteries, light bulbs and textiles for subscribers


While Seattle’s Covered in Smoke, U.S. Ignores Climate Change on Global Stage

American representatives at Expo 2017 were silent on effects of carbon.


Is the Port Ducking its Responsibility for Protecting the Sound?

With the prospect of Arctic drilling rigs parked in the Port of Seattle, the city preps for a fight


It’s Not Easy Building Green

A Seattle neighborhood's complaints about a "deep green" building raise key questions about zoning.


Robert Redford and Activists Speak Out Against Pebble Mine

Film icon Robert Redford joined a chorus of voices when he published his stance against the Pebble Mine in Alaska’s Bristol Bay on the Huffington Post: The Pebble Mine is a disaster waiting to happen. Now, a long-awaited study by the Environmental Protection Agency has confirmed that the Pebble Mine — along with its estimated…


Why Alaska’s Pebble Mine Matters in Seattle

What happens in Bristol Bay doesn’t stay in Bristol Bay: the battle over the Pebble Mine.


Can Seattle Scientists Save Orcas from Extinction?

Limited numbers of orcas swim the Salish Sea—and new troubles await them.


A New Low of Toxicity Levels

A Ballard resident uses simple strategies to rid her bungalow of harmful, hidden chemicals.


Inside Seattle’s Super-Eco Homes

You don't have to go totally gaga for green to reap the rewards of a few simple home-improvement mov