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green living

8 No-Fuss Houseplants To Add Some Zen To Your Space

Can I let you in on a little secret? Having a “green thumb” is a myth.

Erin Marino
February 16 2016

The Label To Look For On Your Paper & Wood Products

By now, we all know that the organic seal identifies foods and beverages produced without pesticides, synthetic fertilizers or antibiotics. But...

Emma Loewe
February 10 2016

10 Celebrities With Green Campaigns We Can Get Behind

Leonardo DiCaprio, Natalie Portman and Jack Johnson are just a few of the celebs doing their part to protect the world's natural spaces.

Emma Loewe
January 31 2016

How Dirt Keeps Your Kids Happy & Healthy: A Pediatrician Explains

Most non-farmers — which is to say, almost all of us — think of soil as being utterly irrelevant. But we couldn’t be more wrong.

Maya Shetreat-Klein, M.D.
January 21 2016

A Beginner’s Guide to Composting

Composting organic waste is one of the best things you can do for the environment.

Tom Szaky
January 20 2016

The Only 12 Kitchen Tools You Need To Make Healthy Meals

The kitchen is the heart of the home, feeding both body and soul. Every good cocktail party ends with guests gathering in the kitchen. There's...

Kimberly Evans, M.S., R.D.
November 17 2015

How To Save $2,000 A Year By Cooking

What would you do right now if you had extra $2000 in your pocket?

Summer Rayne Oakes
November 13 2015

How I Created My Dream Wardrobe Without Buying Any New Clothes

As consumers, the best thing we can do for the environment is to shop for secondhand clothes or clothing made with natural fibers like cotton and...

Hanna Baror-Padilla
November 9 2015

The 10 Best Cities For People Who Hate Traffic

Earlier this month, the government of Oslo, Norway, announced that it will completely ban automobiles from the city's center by 2019 — citing...

Emma Loewe
November 5 2015

The Low Maintenance Houseplants That Fight Hidden Air Pollution

Indoor air pollution is one of the five greatest public health risks, according to the EPA, and our appliances, cleaning products, and heating and...

Emma Loewe
November 1 2015

Look At These Tiny (And Adorable!) Gardens That Fit In Any Apartment

A little bit of greenery can go a long way.

Emma Loewe
September 19 2015

I Built Myself A 196-Square Foot Tiny Home To Live In. Here's Why

Everyone has their own reason to minimize and downsize. Mine had to do with creating a lifestyle free of debt and full of the flexibility to do what I...

Macy Miller
August 31 2015

5 Ordinary Household Objects You Aren't Recycling (But Could Be!)

Tom Szaky and Albe Zakes, the eco-entrepreneurs behind global recycling company TerraCycle have a pretty unique take on trash. Their new book Make...

Albe Zakes
August 21 2015

How To Use Aromatherapy To Bliss Out Your Home

My mother didn’t know that certain scents are scientifically proven to improve mood. She just loved them. Growing up, our house was always strewn with...