Green Living

Confused about what green means? Find out how your personal choices can affect the world we live in. Whether you're dining or driving, we'll show you how to be more eco-friendly.


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Biophilic Design: How Bringing the Outside Inside Makes You Happy

Biophilia is the idea that humans possess an innate tendency to seek connections with nature, and it can help us to transform the way we live.

Living Big in a Tiny House

Come inside to see why the tiny house movement is big business.

10 Things You Should Never Throw Away

There are things we consciously recycle, such as used clothing, and there are things we toss without a second thought, like foil and rubber bands. But the latter have uses you may never have dreamed of.

Housework Delegating 101: Put the Kids to Work

Lighten your load by handing off these age-appropriate chores to your kids.

Energy Star, Organic, and More: Understanding Eco-Friendly Certifications

If you’re trying to make environmentally conscious choices, make sure you know exactly what all of those labels mean.

5 Futuristic Green Home Improvements

Edible walls, self-adjusting thermostats, and other smart green home innovations aren’t as far-fetched as you may think.

4 Materials to Avoid in an Eco-Friendly Home

Keep your home healthy by avoiding these potentially dangerous materials.

Energy-Saving Tips to Save Money and the Planet

Using less energy isn’t only good for the Earth – it’s good for your bottom line, too.

Green Living Solutions for Small Budgets

You don’t need to spend a lot to make a big impact on your carbon footprint: These five cheap changes are a great place to start.

5 Surprising Ways to Save Energy

Some eco changes are obvious – but others are less expected (and just as important).

How to Select Lighting for Outdoor Living

The right lighting can transform your backyard into a sanctuary you can use throughout the day and night. With so many choices on the market, how do you pick what's best for your space?

Science Says Lobsters Can Live Forever, But They're Still Delicious

Can lobsters live forever? Find out if lobsters can live forever in this article.

13 Wonderful Ways to Use Epsom Salts

Epsom salts have amazing health benefits. They're good for relaxing baths, face scrubs and a hair volumizer. We'll give you more ways to use Epsom salt in your daily routine.

20 New Uses for Shampoo

I’ve been thinking about extra shampoo ever since I sent a box of random bars of hotel soap and shampoo bottles to Clean the World–a smart and admirable non-profit that sends unused soap and shampoo to people at risk of acute infection and disease due to lack of soap.

Replace your Fabric Softener with Vinegar

Vinegar works as well as conventional fabric softener without the health risks or the waste or the animal fat.

10 Simple Ways You Can Keep Watersheds Clean

10 ways you can keep watersheds clean are explained in this article. Learn about 10 ways you can keep watersheds clean.

Don't Kill Spiders

Don't kill spiders and instead keep them around your house. Find out why you shouldn't kill spiders.

Tips for Line Drying Your Clothes

No stiff jeans, bunchy shoulders, or wrinkled pants. Learn more about line drying your clothes with these tips.

5 Tips to Make Your Solar Panels Last

Craftsters create themed crafts to celebrate our Earth. Learn more about the 5 top earth-themed crafts.

Use Diluted Coffee to Fertilize Plants

All natural fertlizer for your plants. Learn more about using diluted coffee to fertilize plants.

7 Ways to Make a Cell Phone Stand from Junk Drawer Materials

Quick and easy projects that show your cell phone you care. Learn more about these seven ways to make a cell phone stand from junk drawer materials.

35 Ways to Winterize Your Home (Without Poisoning Your Family)

Stay cozy all winter long with these ideas. Learn more about these 35 ways to winterize your home.

8 Yoga Moves That'll Help Keep You Calm and Collected Over the Holidays

Don't get mad, do yoga. Learn more about these 8 yoga moves that'll help keep you calm and collected over the holidays.

8 Alternative Packing Materials

Pad packages with reusable materials or items destined for the garbage or recycling. Learn more about the 10 alternative packing materials.