green lifestyles http://kplu.org en Millennials: The Greenest Generation Or More Of The Same? http://kplu.org/post/millennials-greenest-generation-or-more-same <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="200" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/150980552&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;visual=true" width="33%"></iframe><iframe frameborder="no" height="200" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/150980554&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;visual=true" width="33%"></iframe><iframe frameborder="no" height="200" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/150980546&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;visual=true" width="33%"></iframe></p><p>When she was much younger, Tacoma high school senior Lauren Budd had no trouble convincing her parents to start recycling. But more recently, swaying them to eco-friendly light bulbs was another story.</p><p>"No, it costs too much," Budd, 17, remembered her parents saying. "And I'm like, 'It won't, in the end for, like, our power bill.'"</p><p>Budd doesn't always win with her&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">parents, who still throw away a soft drink can on occasion,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">but</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;it's clear she's&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">not the only teen to grasp the importance of these small, cross-generational battles.</span></p><p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 13:30:00 +0000 Kyle Stokes 16616 at http://kplu.org Millennials: The Greenest Generation Or More Of The Same? Want to be green? Have your groceries delivered http://kplu.org/post/want-be-green-have-your-groceries-delivered <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Having your groceries delivered might seem like a self-indulgent luxury.</span></p><p>But researchers at the University of Washington have found that, most of the time, you can feel good about doing something for the environment when you order your groceries online and have them delivered instead of making a trip to the store.</p><p>“We like to call it 'the bus for groceries,'” said&nbsp;<a href="http://faculty.washington.edu/annegood/" target="_blank">Anne Goodchild</a>, an associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at UW.</p> Mon, 29 Apr 2013 23:14:15 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 8616 at http://kplu.org Want to be green? Have your groceries delivered Could you eat your car? http://kplu.org/post/could-you-eat-your-car <p></p><p>Seattleites care about the climate. So much, in fact, that the Ford Motor Company chose to target consumers in the Pacific Northwest with an event celebrating the sustainable elements of its latest car designs.</p><p>And it’s not just about the tailpipe emissions. It’s about the interface of food and car parts.&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Fri, 30 Nov 2012 00:07:09 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 7242 at http://kplu.org Could you eat your car?