Global Warming

Loving the challenge: Fresh Energy board member rides the Arrowhead 135 ultra-endurance race to fight global warming

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Meet Randy Anderson, a Fresh Energy board member who is committed to fighting climate change. Early this morning, Randy embarked on the Arrowhead 135, a 135-mile ultra-endurance bike race across the rugged Arrowhead State Trail from International Falls to Tower, Minnesota. Recognizing how much he treasures Minnesota’s winters and wants to leave his son a healthy vibrant world, Randy (#74) is dedicating his race to raising money for Fresh Energy. And you can join him!

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Transportation & Land Use

Biking on the right side of the law

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Earlier this month, my colleague Ethan Fawley invited everybody at Fresh Energy to register for 30 Days of Biking. (Check it out for pleasant midday bike-related distractions, like notices of rides, pretty pictures, and bike camaraderie, and if you’re on Twitter, follow the Fresh Energy bikers with the hashtag #bikefresh.) It got me thinking about what I might do for these 30 days to improve my bike life.

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Global Warming

This spring, BYOB (bring your own bag) to benefit Fresh Energy!

reusable grocery bags

Paper or plastic? You know the best answer is “neither.” But sometimes it’s hard to remember reusable bags when you’re hurrying to the grocery store. So we’re announcing an extra incentive to jog your memory (or even decide to skip the bag altogether).

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