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boston globe magazine
October 10, 2010
The green issue
Green innovators

Earth angels

Mav Pardee (above) creates natural spaces for children. She is one of five featured innovators who are doing good deeds at home and far away.
Eco-friendly volunteering

Here to help

Teaching, tinkering, and other opportunities for eco-friendly volunteering.

Speaking for the trees

A group of scientists and others believes 70 percent of New England can be protected as forestland.
Wind energy

Something's blowing

You know wind energy is clean yet controversial (thanks, Cape Wind). But do you know its potential?

Issue highlights

coupling: stories about relationships

Test kitchen

A dieting declaration tries the cook's patience.
dinner with cupid

Sowing the seeds

Can this MBA-turned-landscaper cultivate some romance?
miss conduct's ettiquette column

Too much networking

How to decline informational interviews, plus a widow's new name.
pierced column

The lone stranger

Against the odds, a candidate-pest battles on.
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Kristina Greene
First Person

Reduce, reuse, upcycle

Kristina Greene, 41, helps Westford residents convert trash into treasure.
apple cider cocktails

Start the presses

Fall in love with apple cider cocktails.
Bottled Water

Bottled water: The wrong enemy

Sorry, Concord. Banning sales is the last thing we should be doing.

More in this issue

Tales from the City
Space adventures
Finding parking at a Sox game and what "expensive" really means.
On the Block
The green life
These condos promise lower heating costs and other perks.
Style Watch
Barn again
Near Sugarbush, an old building gets a new future.
Letters to the Magazine Editor
Readers weighed in on political debates, called out indulgent parents, defended Jacoby Ellsbury, and more.

Explore more

Steve Carrell

Kickin' back with Steve Carell in Marshfield

This summer, the star returns to Massachusetts for some much-needed R & R.
James Reeb

Letter from Selma

Revisiting the 1965 murder of a white Boston minister that helped usher in the Voting Rights Act.
Home-birth battle

Home-birth battle

Massachusetts doesn't regulate midwives. Now one brave – and unlikely – advocate is fighting for change.
Your Home: Solutions for small spaces

Your Home: Solutions for small spaces

The professionals share space-saving tips for every room in your home.