More than once, I have stopped to refuel my clean diesel hatchback and had another driver at the pumps shout at me that I'm 'using the diesel pump!!' Yes. Yes I am. And getting unbelievable gas mileage thank you very much.
By Rachelle Carson-Begley When my daughter came to me and asked me if she thought we could incorporate any green ideas into Halloween this year, I wa...
Forget those dangling trees. They may be shaped like the Sierra Club's logo, but there's nothing natural about those chemical-swathed "pines."
When I first traveled to Namibia in the 1970's, and met the farmers on the grasslands, I learned that not everyone shared my fascination with the cheetah as an icon of speed and grace. The farmers there had a label for cheetahs, who they saw as a threat to their livelihoods -- "vermin."
By Rachelle Carson-Begley Okay, I'll admit it: I'm a girly-girl. I love to look fresh, pulled-together, and effortlessly beautiful. And years ago, I...
There are certain eco-friendly practices that are extremely easy to put into place, could play big part in helping our environment, and could make a positive difference to your finances.
Having reviewed thousands of "natural" skin care lines, I have found a few that are exceptionally luxurious, ecologically-minded and effective -- at every price point. But let's face it, mom's can be sensitive so all of these have passed the test of yours truly's extremely irritable epidermis.
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.
Angela May Guerrant is an eco-crusader-executive-poet; she's a lover of music, herbs, Earth, and a runner -- but a mama first.
Hanouf Aljuhail is not your typical Kuwaiti woman. In fact, she defies the stereotype of a well-to-do woman who can live a life of luxury and leisure because she has chosen to fill her every waking moment with her passion.
Will we see the day when all products carry environmental labels with data on carbon emissions and other impacts? Recent news tells us a definitive... maybe.
As a new parent, I desperately needed a place where I could get all my daily essentials -- from diapers to cleaning products -- and I could trust that they would be safe, eco-friendly, affordable, and effective. So I decided to create it.
It's wintertime, but that doesn't stop us hortiholics from daydreaming about next spring's garden and everything flowery.
I've included some personal favorites that I use in my own kitchen (and plan on gifting to others), plus a smattering of newly discovered items I covet.
In this economy, when money is so tight, it's more important than ever to use your purchasing power wisely and support companies that embrace your own philosophies.
When I met Ido Leffler, the purpose was to talk about what makes his life and his company, Yes To, so fantastic. But an hour and a half later, we couldn't stop talking. I had a dear friend and new hero.