Being green not only keeps us healthier, but the experts say it can be good for the economy too because it keeps us efficient with dollars and creates new sets of jobs across a whole bunch of different industries. And once again, Boise is one of the best places in the country for this greatness.
The new library at Bown Crossing will be nestled in with bike racks and pedestrian paths, and it's not far from the Greenbelt. It will be green to the core when it opens up later this week, and it will even including a reading room with a fireplace.
The Treasure Valley seems pretty earth-conscious already, and that may make us the perfect Earth Day celebrators.
Earth Day is all about learning to live in greener ways, and we've got five practical ideas to work into your current energy-saving strategies. Oh, and Downtown Boise is having a big Earth Day event this Saturday. Here are all the details.