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20 Unusual Uses for Honey

Anna Brones | Posted 11.06.2011 | Home
Anna Brones

September is National Honey Month. Honey gets an entire month all to itself? Why yes, it certainly does. If honey gets to be honored all month long, the least we could do is give you 20 different uses for it.

5 Unconventional Uses For Spices

The Daily Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Many spices have been prized for generations for their purported health benefits. Chilies, for example, are said to have anti-inflammatory properties,...

Grow Your Own Stevia

Planet Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

If you're trying to cut back on sugar, but still need a little sweetness in your life, you might want to consider growing stevia. The leaves of this u...

Fix It, Don't Toss It! 9 Essential Clothing Repair Skills

Planet Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

One of the best ways to buy less stuff is to buy fewer, but higher quality items, and to keep them in good repair. This is very true for clothing, and...

Eco Etiquette: 16 Great Gifts for the Green Host or Hostess

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at Questions may be edited for length and clarity. My husband and I just got...

PHOTOS: How To Green Your Period

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Greening your period is a simple, eco-friendly and fun way to make an impact. In one lifetime, it is estimated that one woman can use as many as 16,80...

PHOTOS: 9 Cool Community Gardens

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Whether in the backyard of a school or spanning acres of a neighborhood, community gardens are crucial to contemporary life. These edible landscapes c...

PHOTOS: How To Make Your Own Household Products

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

What better way to live a greener existence than in your own home? While we all want to keep a green home without sacrificing cleanliness, the notorio...

PHOTOS: Shampoo, Toothpaste And More! How To Make Your Own Beauty Products

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

We all want to look as fresh faced as possible but most of the time the ingredients in our beauty products aren't exactly the greenest or the best for...

PHOTOS: Scavanger Hunts, Berry Picking And 7 Other Awesome Summer Activities

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

We all want to live greener lives and what better way to do so then to green our summer fun? From the extra boost of vitamin D to the jolt of exercise...

How To Make Organic Sunblock (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

With the heat creeping in across the country, it's time to pull out your trusty sunblock. But wait! Instead of going for store-bought sunblock full of...

Window Farming: No Garden? No Problem

NPR | Jon Kalish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

If you have a green thumb, a window and a serious Do-It-Yourself ethic, you too, can be a farmer ... even in your downtown apartment building. Spring ...

The Courage to Screw Up: Why DIY Is Good for You

Mark Frauenfelder | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Frauenfelder

While no two DIYers (Do-It-Yourselfers) are alike, in general they're an upbeat and friendly group that shares a special trait: the courage to screw up.

How To Convert A Gas Motorcycle To Electric (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 09.10.2012 | Green

In this cool video, Marque Cornblatt from GOMI Style shows how to convert a gas motorcycle into a zero emission battery-powered vehicle with the help ...

How To Make Paper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The instructions are straightforward, the video shows you how... Just add your own trash and some creativity, and you're homemade papermaking days hav...

Scary Stuff: Children's Halloween Face Paints May Contain Lead

Robyn Griggs Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robyn Griggs Lawrence

A new Campaign for Safe Cosmetics report reveals that some children's face paints contain heavy metals such as lead, nickel and cobalt that can cause lifelong skin sensitization and contact dermatitis.

Christmas Gifts 2009: Do It Yourself! (PHOTOS)

ThienVinh Nguyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

With the holidays approaching, what better way to show that you care than with do-it-yourself gifts? These featured gifts are environmentally-friendl...

DIY Homemade Skin Care Recipes -- ingredients In Your Kitchen! | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

But Gabriel isn't all beauty doom and gloom. She shares the DIY secrets of lotions, washes, toners and other natural beauty elixirs for happy, healthy...

Mark Boyle: Living Off The Grid With No Cash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

So to be the change I wanted to see in the world, it unfortunately meant I was going to have to give up cash, which I initially decided to do for a ye...

DIY Glycerin Soap | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Believe it or not you can make these soaps in your slow-cooker....

How To Preserve Herbs (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Patti Moreno, also known as the Garden Girl, shows us all about green garden DIY on her show about urban sustainable living. In this episode, she show...

Upcycled Furniture from Farm and Factory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

From chairs made of reclaimed window blinds to furniture made from old water towers, the idea of taking something old and defunct and breathing new li...

The New Homesteaders: Off-the-Grid and Self-Reliant

Popular Mechanics | Photographs by Rob Howard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

You may have heard about them: Off-the-gridders living in radical opposition to modern amenities by growing their own food and cutting themselves off ...

Eco Etiquette: The Obsessively Organic Parent, Best Green Cleaners

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Sure, you could send your daughter off to every single play date accompanied by organic carrot sticks and tamari roasted almonds, but what's going to happen when she's in a situation that you can't reasonably control or change?

How To Make Your Own Vinegar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Josh has already shown us 16 green uses for vinegar around the house, and even 9 green uses for vinegar on the lawn and in the garden, but relatively ...