iOS app Android app

#Eco

Pop Some Tags: Green Fashion 101

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 03.31.2013 | Style
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

Add another question to those that we women usually ask ourselves before purchasing, i.e. "Do I like it?" "Can I afford it?" and "Does it look good on me?" (Or, the converse, "Does this make me look fat?") The fourth question: "Is it sustainable?"

Making Your New Year's Travel Resolution a Reality

Carolyn Scott | Posted 03.17.2013 | Travel
Carolyn Scott

Whether your idea of getting some R&R is lying on a tropical beach or hiking Mt. Kilimanjaro, make it a point to make the plan and stick to it. You will be glad you did. Here's to the year of breaking free for some adventure!

3 Tips to Check Toxic Toys Off Your List

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 02.05.2013 | Parents
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

You're making your list and checking it twice, but do you know what's in the toys you're stuffing in those stockings?

Millennials Are Turning Green

Erin Schrode | Posted 12.19.2012 | Impact
Erin Schrode

If youth are the future, we must lead the charge for positive, collaborative change... and young people are stepping up in cities, towns, and villages worldwide to defy the odds, to achieve the impossible.

DIY Ways to Green Your Home

Posted 10.15.2012 | Technology

Are you committed to sustainable living, but don't know where to start? Don't fret. HuffPost -- along with our partners at Energizer® -- are here to ...

Eco-Treats That Won't Trick the Earth

Sierra | Posted 12.08.2012 | Home
Sierra

To save well-intentioned treat-givers from getting their houses TP'd, we asked candy experts to recommend sweets that'll spare the planet but still thrill the kids.

Behind the Label: The Ideologies Behind The Lululemon Manifesto

Jessica Marati | Posted 11.28.2012 | Style
Jessica Marati

If I'm going to spend $68 on a sports bra, my money is better spent with a company that authentically embodies the values it promotes.

Are Green Cleaners Safe? New Data May Surprise You

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 11.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

EWG's scientists looked at 2,000 cleaners over a one-year period and found half have ingredients known to harm our lungs.

Want to Live Green? Try #PGC2012!

Erin Schrode | Posted 11.19.2012 | Green
Erin Schrode

For years, my friends have asked me: Erin, how can I go green? Where do I begin? Project Green Challenge is my answer.

An Environmentally Conscious Traveler's Toolbox

Sierra | Posted 09.01.2012 | Travel
Sierra

Jetting around the globe is a wonderful way to gain a better appreciation of our planet, but it bloats your carbon footprint, which isn't good for the Earth.

17-Year-Old Wins "Date with History": An All Star Salute, Trip to Rio, and Chance to Save the World

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 07.25.2012 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

Brittany Trilford, a 17 year old school girl from Wellington, New Zealand is the winner of an international search for a person under the age of 30 to represent youth and future generations at the Earth Summit this June 20-22 in Rio De Janeiro.

Cheese Graders: Experts Name Their Favorite Green Cheeses

Avital Andrews | Posted 04.23.2012 | Home
Avital Andrews

No matter how you slice it, mainstream cheese is inefficient fare: Almost 10 pounds of milk are needed to make a typical 1-pound wheel. But you need not forsake your favorite Gouda. Just choose a brand that takes sustainability into account. I asked five experts to name their favorites.

New Anti-Gay Presbyterian Denomination: Cowardly Lions

John Shore | Posted 03.22.2012 | Religion
John Shore

ECO honchos! Just say you've formed because you believe that gays shouldn't be ordained!

Don't Be Afraid of the O Word!

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.14.2012 | Green
Maria Rodale

There is a café near my apartment that positions itself as ecofriendly and sustainable. The counter and tables are from reclaimed wood. Everything is compostable.

New Year's Eco-Lutions

Carolyn Scott | Posted 03.11.2012 | Green
Carolyn Scott

Yep, we've made another trip around the sun. The new year is upon us filled with brand new opportunities and chances. Let's do our best to make it an even greener one with these simple tips!

More Than a Desperate Housewife, Eva Longoria Talks Activism

Avital Andrews | Posted 02.20.2012 | Green
Avital Andrews

Eva Longoria, who plays the self-involved Gabrielle Solis on ABC's Desperate Housewives, takes on extracurricular projects that set her far apart from her shallow onscreen persona.

PHOTOS: Making A Difference In The Caribbean

Melissa Biggs Bradley | Posted 12.25.2011 | Travel
Melissa Biggs Bradley

The Caribbean islands are some of the most-visited tourism destinations in the world, yet few travelers seem aware of just how threatened the region's incredibly fragile ecosystem is.

Ice Cream for a Cooler Planet

Avital Andrews | Posted 09.25.2011 | Home
Avital Andrews

We asked dessert experts to recommend their favorite eco-friendly ice cream, so you can cool your palate and the planet at the same time.

The Leakeys' African Jewelry Makes More Than A Fashion Statement

Avital Andrews | Posted 08.20.2011 | Style
Avital Andrews

2011-06-20-Screenshot20110620at4.42.25PM.jpg Jewelry exists to make an aesthetic statement. But it can make an ethical statement too.

Make It a Green Passover

Carolyn Scott | Posted 06.13.2011 | Home
Carolyn Scott

Since Passover is a Spring holiday, why not do your best to keep it green and bright? Whether you're traveling to be with family or hosting a seder of your own, don't forget to make it healthy and green!

PHOTOS: Top Ten Beautiful Reusable Water Bottles

Jaime Derringer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jaime Derringer

I drink a lot of water. Not just because I'm supposed to, but because I've developed a taste for it, a craving. I'm never without my trusty reusable w...

How to Love Mother Earth on Valentine's Day

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

Monogamy seems greener than the alternative -- think of all that rubber saved from the landfill. If you're not there yet, buy contraceptives from a company that offsets its carbon footprint.

The Most Romantic Destinations (and Where to Dine!)

Carolyn Scott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Carolyn Scott

Well, while I can't help you in the dating department, I can help you in choosing some of the most romantic Valentine's month destinations.

This Holiday Season, Go Green!

Carolyn Scott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carolyn Scott

However you choose to celebrate the holidays, do your best to be nice to the earth while you're at it. Here are just a few tips to help you green your holiday celebrations.

How to Have a Healthy Hanukkah

Carolyn Scott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Carolyn Scott

Over 8 days you will be over-eating, over-conversing & dealing with family and over spending so how do you make this year's festival of lights healthy, green & budget friendly?