Fragrant herbs that thrive in scorching days often come to us from South America, the Caribbean and Africa.
In all climates and terrains, native plants offer more attractive, lower maintenance, planet-friendly alternatives to monoculture turf lawns.
Smart energy technologies make our homes healthier, more comfortable and more affordable, all while helping our home planet.
The latest creative and Earth-friendly options include converting remains into tree planters, jewelry, ocean reefs and even vinyl records.
Buying a sofa or carpet? Now we can check out its origins to verify it’s made from sustainable products without child labor or toxic chemicals harmful to family members.
With a little creativity, we can decorate with eco-friendly holiday trees, wreaths and table settings that festively marry cherished traditions with contemporary delights.
In these stressful times, it’s critical to practice the ancient art of self-pampering in salons, spas and our own homes.
Facial scrubs from recycled coffee grounds, urban delivery of potted herbs, shared bikes: there’s no end of good ideas—and customers—when people combine enterprise with eco-concerns.
By choosing, cooking and storing family food wisely, we can play a role in solving our planet’s diminishing potable water supplies.
Winding nature paths, fragrant lavender fields, heirloom-tea tasting… a world of sensory delights awaits us in America’s parks and farms.