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My Top Three Choices For Green Holiday Gifts

Gay Browne | Posted 12.26.2016 | Home
Gay Browne

As an environmentalist, people are always asking me what the greenest holiday gift is that you can give to someone. This holiday season has been no di...

Green is the New Black: A Sustainably Stylish Getaway to the Berkshires, MA | Travel Guide

Renne Simpson | Posted 11.05.2016 | Home
Renne Simpson

Although I've become pretty good at traveling "greener" and more sustainably, I recently decided to step up my game a notch. I was challenged to plan ...

Go Green On Halloween

Jim Gibbons | Posted 10.11.2016 | Home
Jim Gibbons

Shopping for overalls and a leather jacket to complete your Ghostbusters Dr. Jillian Holtzmann look at your local Goodwill store isn't only an eco-friendly option, but a charitable one.

The Serious Price We're Paying For 'Fast Fashion'

The Huffington Post | Zahara Hill | Posted 09.29.2016 | Home

It’s no secret that Americans love to shop. But when it comes to buying cheap clothing, the environment may be paying the biggest price. In our fin...

The Big Idea That's Growing Green Business in America

NationSwell | Posted 09.08.2016 | Home

After a lifetime of eating with disposable knives and forks, Michael Caballero, a 25-year-old industrial engineer at FedEx, looked the plastic cutlery...

Take Your Coffee Game To The Next Level

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 07.05.2016 | Home
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

Most functioning adults have a set morning routine that they stick to everyday. Get up, shower, put on your game face, and give yourself the kick in t...

The Faithful Shopper: Hamptons Shopping à la mode

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 06.29.2016 | Home
Faith Hope Consolo

Back to the beach for sunny sea vibes, sandy soirées and of course the superior shopping out East. Here are some new spots to help you soak up the su...

Is Your Landscape Lighting Polluting the Environment?

Paul F.P. Pogue | Posted 06.16.2016 | Home
Paul F.P. Pogue

(Photo by Brandon Smith) Avoid nuisance lighting and glare that bothers neighbors and interferes with the night sky view. Many homeowners turn to pr...

The Day I Discovered Joi

Gay Browne | Posted 06.13.2016 | Home
Gay Browne

Last week, when my daughter and I were in Thousand Oaks looking for brunch. I remembered a friend had recommended a plant based café called Joi. A q...

What You Can Do To Save Money And Resources

HuffPost Partner Studio | Posted 12.13.2016 | Home

You bring your own quirky, reusable canvas totes to the supermarket because you (obviously) know that’s the best answer to the “Paper or plastic?...

Easy Ways Moms Can Be More Eco-Friendly

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 05.27.2016 | Home
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

I never realized exactly how wasteful people can be until I became a mom. I never really paid any attention to how much garbage I threw out, because honestly it wasn't very much. That all changed the day I had my son.

Broccoli City Fest 2016: 26 Shots That Will Make You Want To Relive All The Vibes

Choyce Miller | Posted 05.12.2016 | Home
Choyce Miller

Credit: @Mark.C As we all await Broccoli City Fest 2017, it's only right that we visually relive some epic moments from this year's eco-friendly musi...

Adidas's Newest Sneaker Is Made of Recycled Ocean Waste

Allure | Posted 05.05.2016 | Home

For Allure, by Sonaiya Kelley. We already love the brand's sneakers and trefoil-bedecked athleisure, but now Adidas is giving us a reason to lo...

How to Be an Earth-Friendly and Frugal Fashionista

Andrea Woroch | Posted 04.22.2016 | Home
Andrea Woroch

While inexpensive clothing may keep your spending in check, it leads to massive waste and is a problem for our environment.

How to Go Eco-Friendly When Visiting Phoenix

WHERE | Posted 04.22.2016 | Home

By Kimberly Gunning, for (The "Water-Towers" installation in the "Bruce Munro: Sonoran Light" exhibit at Desert Botanical Garden i...

10 Top Eco-Innovating Airports

Cheapflights | Posted 04.22.2016 | Home

Airports are getting more and more savvy about sustainability practices. From planting herb gardens and harvesting rainwater, to using mostly recycled materials when constructing additions and renovating existing buildings, being eco-conscious is top of mind for an array of airports.

How I Became an Environmental Therapist

Gay Browne | Posted 04.22.2016 | Home
Gay Browne

On April 22, 2006, I was standing on the Santa Monica Promenade handing out first edition Greenopia guides at Heal the Bay's Aquarium Earth Day celebr...

8 Simple Ways To Make Your Wedding Less Wasteful

The Huffington Post | Carolin Lehmann | Posted 05.13.2016 | Home

With all the magic and beauty of weddings, it's easy to forget what happens after that last dance: the flowers, food and decor painstakingly selected ...

Save the World by Shopping: Celebrate Earth Day in Style

Antoine Didienne | Posted 04.20.2016 | Home
Antoine Didienne

Earth Day is April 22 and many people will go out to plant a tree, pick up litter, or simply remember to turn off lights when they're not in use. I en...

How Passion Can Make You Happy and Effective in Your Business

Jamil Bouchareb | Posted 04.19.2016 | Home
Jamil Bouchareb

Following your passion, no matter what it may be, can make you both more successful and happier all-around. The more excited you are about your job will also reflect in your effectiveness.

Americans Like To Say They're Eco-Friendly -- They're Not

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 04.19.2016 | Home

Calling yourself an environmentally conscious person doesn't actually make you one. And aside from simple tasks like turning off lights, Americans ove...

Earth Day 2016: Eco-Friendly Actions You Can Take in Your Own Home

Kat Haselkorn | Posted 04.15.2016 | Home
Kat Haselkorn

This winter, NASA reported that our globe hit a terrifying new record: February 2016 ranked as the most unusually warm month ever measured. The damage we have done to our planet feels irreparable some days.

Every Drop Counts: 5 Tips for Conserving Water During World Water Month

Dr. Chad Nelsen | Posted 03.17.2016 | Home
Dr. Chad Nelsen

It feels as if there is an unlimited supply of water at our disposal. However, that is not the reality. Each time we turn on the tap, not only are we depleting a natural resource that is vital to our survival, but we may be polluting our ocean. Water wasted is water polluted.

7 Zika-Free Babymoons That Are Even Better Than the Beach

Lauren Elyse Matison | Posted 03.14.2016 | Home
Lauren Elyse Matison

It's not the kind of buzz you want to hear when you're pregnant. But now that the Zika virus has been declared a global public health emergency, you have to cancel your babymoon or at least rethink that tropical destination. The good news is these relaxing and romantic places offer a refreshing alternative to the typical bump-on-a-beach scenario.

Bali Was Not The Paradise I Naively Envisioned

Renne Simpson | Posted 03.21.2016 | Home
Renne Simpson

After witnessing the tragic plastic problem in Bali, I suddenly became hyper aware of the various bad behaviors tourists tend to unwittingly exhibit. Think you might be guilty of a bad habit or two?