How sustainable are you? Download e-book to find out

Saturday, April 24, 2010 | 7:00 p.m. CDT; updated 3:03 p.m. CDT, Thursday, April 29, 2010

Grow your own vegetables. Raise your own chickens. Collect and use rainwater. Better manage your trash. There are dozens of ways Columbia residents are learning to make their lives more environmentally sustainable. Learn how you can do your part. Use the link at left to download the "e-book" version of our special section on sustainability. You can also click on the links below to read the stories online.

For Columbia, sustainability is a simple idea with a complicated reality

Columbia family gets expert advice on being environmentally friendly

Columbia residents find endless benefits raising chickens

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: Why you should read our sustainability section

How to make your home energy efficient

Links for more resources on sustainable living

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