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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How to Insulate Sliding Glass Doors

Those attractive sliding glass doors are a source of heat loss. Learn more about insulating sliding glass doors.

Insulate Your Windows in Under a Minute with Bubble Wrap

Bubble wrap is a cheap and easy way to green your windows for winter. Learn more about insulating your windows in under a minute with bubble wrap.

Do You Use Too Much Laundry Detergent?

If you're filling the scoop or the cap, you probably are. Learn more about not using too much laundry detergent.

Make Your Own Sand

Kiss expensive, toxic crystalline-silica-containing play sand goodbye: Podcasting mamas Vickey and Jen (of fame) have a recipe for making your own play sand for the kiddies. Learn more about making your own sand.

Organic Chicken Feed Is Cheep When You Make It Yourself

Mixing homemade, organic chicken feed is easy and cheap. Learn more about organic chicken feed.

17 Plants That Can Kill Your Cat and Why Poinsettias Won't

It's possible that poinsettias get the bummest rap in all of the plant world. Learn more about these 17 plants that can kill your cat and why poinsettias won't.

10 Reasons Soy Candles Are Better for Your Holiday Feast

Say goodbye to paraffin candles this holiday season. Learn more about 10 reasons soy candles are better for your holiday feast.

Can You Recycle Teflon Cookware?

Teflon has been linked to infertility in women. Learn more about recycling teflon cookware.

Does recycling really make a difference?

Learn more about the impact of recycling. Learn more about if recycling really makes a difference.

Refinish Wood Furniture with Olive Oil

It beats VOC loaded furniture polish hands down. Learn more about refinishing wood furniture with olive oil.

How To Remove Latex Paint From Hardwood Floors

Just a little bit of rubbing alcohol and lemon juice will do the trick! Learn more about removing latex paint from hardwood floors.

Don't Throw Away Your Coffee Grounds!: 5 Reuses for Coffee Grounds

They're great for a lot more than your garden. Learn more about these five reuses for coffee grounds.

5 Reuses for Guitar Strings

Keep on rockin' in the green world. Learn more about these five reuses for guitar strings.

5 Reuses for: Tea Bags

When my parents emigrated to the U.S. from Iran, they brought their Persian culture along with them. Learn more about these five reuses for tea bags.

Rid Your Yard of Fleas Organically

These treatments work way better than any pesticide ever could. Learn more about riding your yard of fleas organically.

How to Ripen Green Tomatoes

So you have a bunch of green tomatoes. Here's how to ripen them indoors. Learn more about how to ripen green tomatoes.

22 Ways to Save Energy and Water in an Apartment

If you're a transient apartment dweller, these 22 tips will show you movable methods of apartment modification. Learn ore about these 22 ways to save energy and water in an apartment.

66 Things You Can Grow At Home: In Containers, Without a Garden

From apples and figs to bananas and guavas -- and hops. Learn more about 66 things you can grow at home.

DIY Passive Solar Heat for Your Garage

Passive Solar energy is great... it is free, clean, simple, and functional. Learn more about DIY passive solar heat for your garage.

75 Things You Can Compost, But Thought You Couldn't

Can I really compost that? Yes you can! Learn more about these 75 things you can compost, but thought you couldn't.

Make Your Own Guitar Fretboard Cleaner And Polisher

Eco-crisis is a whole lot more terrifying than the whir of a chainsaw echoing down a desolate Texas highway. Learn more about these 10 real life things way more frightening than Frankenstein or Freddie.

How and Where to Recycle Alkaline Batteries

Lester Rodney died in late 2009 but his activist legacy prevails. Learn more about how a communist sportswriter fought for justice.

The Scientifically Proven Natural Hangover Cure: Asparagus

A look at creative green solutions to real ecological problems. Learn more about which green actions matter most.

How to Make Homemade Shampoo

You really feel that you don't want any more chemicals in your hair and you'd like to try to make your own homemade shampoo. Learn here how to make homemade shampoo.

How to Get Paid to Recycle

You want to get paid to recycle, but you're not sure how to do it. Learn about how to get paid to recycle in this article.