From using defrosting trays to doffing shoes at the door to placing plants in the loo, easy ways abound to make our home healthier for us and easier on our environment.
The average family throws away a quarter of the food it buys, wasting an average of $2,200 a year, but with some simple strategies no scraps need go to waste.
Across the country, people in communities of all sizes are crafting ways to grow food, build eco-homes and live in harmony with the environment and each other.
With the oceans predicted to contain more plastic than fish by 2050, we can join vital efforts underway at personal, local and global levels to reduce plastic use.
People are devising tech-savvy strategies to give new life to our grandmothers’ dictum “Use it up, wear it out, make do or do without.”
People are finding that geothermal pumps, which draw on the below-ground temperature of 50 degrees to heat and cool buildings, make sense environmentally and economically.
With simple, clear steps and procedures, we can build bonds with our neighbors to create a better tomorrow together.
Rapidly improving technology and sharply declining prices are making solar energy an ever more attractive option for homeowners.
Wildlife rehabilitation centers across the country are providing help to lost, injured or orphaned animals in need of care.
Wrinkled cotton T-shirts used to define planet-friendly clothing, but today’s fashion designers are producing distinctive eco-lines that feel good and look great.