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Dirty Dozen and the Clean Fifteen: Pesticides in our Food

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) is a non-profit organization that empowers people to live healthier lives in a healthier environment. EWG publishes its annual rating of conventional foods with the most and least pesticide residues to fill the void left by the U.S. Environmental Protection...

Poudre RiverFest restores, revitalizes corridor

In the wake of the 2012 fire season and the devastating floods in September, a group of local nonprofits have come together to restore, celebrate and promote our beloved Cache La Poudre River. Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory, Sustainable Living Association, Save The Poudre, Wildlands Restoration Volunteers...

Nutrition Facts Label Redesigned for Better Consumer Awareness

Growing concerns about issues affecting people’s health are leading to changes in industry and mindset.  As people pay more attention to where their food comes from and how it’s grown, our government is tackling the issue of how to help consumers make better-informed choices about...

Non-Toxic Cleaning Alternatives in your Home

Keeping our homes clean reduces exposure to germs, molds, mildew and of course dust.  But some of the cleaning products available in stores can cause health problems and contaminate our water supply, which also affects fish and wildlife.  When choosing cleaning products, it is important...

Resolve to Become more Self Reliant in the New Year

With a new year comes goal setting, a slew of good-intended resolutions and maybe even a list of projects and activities you’d like to get done next year. If you’re like me, it’s not only a good time to take stock of what you’d like...

Campaign to Fund Year-Round Workshops

Campaign to Fund Sustainable Living Association’s Workshops Organization dedicates year-end fundraising to giving back through education FORT COLLINS, Colo. (December 5, 2013) – The Sustainable Living Association (SLA) is dedicating its year-end fundraising campaign to offering affordable year-round workshops to the community in 2014. In tandem with Community...