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Posts Tagged With ‘ affordable ’

 

A new partnership, eGo Carshare and AboutBoulder team up!

December 18th, 2015

Forever committed to the community of Boulder County, About Boulder is pleased to announce a new rentable truck at the McGuckin’s parking lot as part of our new partnership with eGo CarShare! When you need to bring something a little to big to carry home, or cannot fit it in your car, you can now rent the AboutBoulder truck brought to you by E-go Carshare and all is well! We are proud to be partnered with eGo CarShare, who are doing great things for the community through giving more people access to transportation and also through promoting more sustainable options for transportation. According... Read More

New Uses for Colorado Beetle Kill are Cheap and Eco-Friendly

January 5th, 2015

The Mountain Pine Beetles have been a prevalent issue for forests across North America for roughly a decade; however, new uses for the large number of trees that Beetles have killed have proven an affordable raw material for producing a variety of goods.   “Only [seven] years ago, industry believed little could be done with it apart from artistic or cosmetic uses for wood, which was being marketed as ‘denim pine.’ Traditional uses of pine, in construction and elsewhere, were considered impossible for beetle-kill wood”. – The Sustainable Lumber Company While builders... Read More

Beginning Triathlon, What to Spend Your Money on Part 2: Bike

November 17th, 2014

In the second part of the 3 part series, I want to talk about the sport of cycling and how to get into it without having to sell your soul. Bikes can be very expensive. In an effort to keep things as light and stiff as possible, expensive materials as well as lots of research and lab testing must be performed. When first getting into the sport, it is important to make sure that you like riding bikes before you invest too much. I suggest borrowing a friend’s bike, or demoing one from a local shop. Once you have decided that this sport is for you, it is time to look for a bike of your own. Here... Read More