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9 Household Items To Start Reusing This Earth Day (And Everyday)

Hometalk | Posted 06.21.2015 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

What may look like an empty cardboard box or a finished egg carton could actually be a stylish bedside lamp waiting to happen! Instead of tossing out those retired boxes, cans, and bottles, give them a new life, by turning them into useful and beautiful household items.

Alexandra Zissu With Marlo Thomas (WATCH)

Posted 09.03.2013 | Home

Green Living Expert & Author Alexandra Zissu joined me this week on Mondays With Marlo to discuss the dynamics of having an environmentally-friendly l...

7 Tips To Detox Your Life In The New Year

Posted 01.01.2012 | Green

From Terri Bennett, Founder of DoYourPart.com: 2012 is here and Do Your Part is kicking off a year of green challenges! January is 'Detox Your...

Green Washing -- the Good Kind

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

Hate germs but love the planet? Fortunately, a growing array of greener cleaning products lines stores' shelves these days. Here's a list that can comfort even the most neurotic germophobe.

Choices Make Changes: Sustainable Eating for a Better World

Rev. Jennifer Kottler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Jennifer Kottler

God calls us to live consciously, making deliberate choices and thinking through how the choices we make about the way we live impact the lives of others -- even those who live halfway around the world.

The Guilt and Guile of Going Green

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jeff Schweitzer

We all have within us a little John and Barbra, proudly promoting conservation while sneaking a solo ride in our gas-guzzling SUV to buy an organic tomato from Whole Foods.

Eco Etiquette: How Can I Reduce My Oil Footprint?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at eco.etiquette@gmail.com. Questions may be edited for length and clarity. Seeing what's happening w...

How to Prepare Your Home for Summer

Avital Andrews | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Avital Andrews

Summer has arrived! So to help you make the living easy -- and green -- here are tips for preparing your home for summer in ways that won't hurt the planet.

Eco Etiquette: Why I'm Giving Up My BlackBerry For Earth Day

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at eco.etiquette@gmail.com. Questions may be edited for length and clarity. I've received a lot of qu...

The Computer That Ate the TV and Made Me $900 Richer

Elizabeth Rogers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Elizabeth Rogers

ABC, NBC, MTV, VH1, and Bravo are among the many networks that offer free on-demand online viewing of their respective lineups. Missed the last episode of The Office? Catch it on the NBC.com.

Eco Etiquette: How Can I Convince My Husband to Use Cloth Diapers?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at eco.etiquette@gmail.com. Questions may be edited for length and clarity. My husband has been fine ...

Eco Etiquette: How Do I Avoid The Sneakiest Sources Of BPA? (Part 2)

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at eco.etiquette@gmail.com. Questions may be edited for length and clarity. I received an outpouring ...

Eco Etiquette: How Do I Avoid The Sneakiest Sources Of BPA?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at eco.etiquette@gmail.com. Questions may be edited for length and clarity. My daughter opened up my ...

Tip #2 for the 44th Prez: Buy Better Mattresses

Emily Main | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Emily Main

For a while, mattresses were treated with flame-retardant chemicals called PBDEs until it was discovered that some PBDEs could hinder brain development in young children.

Taking Mercury off the Table

Sloan Barnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sloan Barnett

Emissions from coal-fired power plants release airborne mercury, which eventually settles in bodies of water and, with the help of bacteria, is transformed into the very toxic methyl mercury.

And the Financial Experts Say...

Anthony Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Anthony Anderson

If we act soon, we can invest intelligently in a lifestyle independent from gas prices, food prices, and interest rates. We can take back our money from this culture that is consuming the planet.

Life Cycle: Greening the Other White Meat

Simran Sethi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Simran Sethi

Large, corporate pig farms are home to deep vats of untold tons of pig crap, called "lagoons," which regularly overflow or seep past inadequate lining into the earth.

Green Grilling Guide

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Grilling is ready for a green makeover. Consider greening your grilling routine for this Labor Day weekend by choosing the most eco-friendly grill, fa...

How To Give Your Home A Green Makeover

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Home renovations can be quite a task but also an excellent opportunity to green your living space. So, study up on the newest green living techniques...

Back To School Shopping For Green Kids

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Aisles of back to school shopping are beginning to sprout up in stores nationwide, encouraging a level of consumerism that is not particularly green. ...

Composting Guide: Indoor Or Outdoors, You Can Cut Down On Waste

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Whether you plan to compost in your home or outside, composting is the foundation for organic and sustainable gardening. Every day 200 million pounds ...

Best Green Toiletries: Sniffing Around For Greenest Deodorant?

Grist | Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Upon moving to Washington, D.C., about a year ago, I quickly realized two things: Our Nation's Capitol was built on a swamp and The Hill is called tha...

Slow Food Movement: How To Eat "Slowly"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

With 85,000 members in 132 countries according to its website, Slow Food International is a grassroots project created in response to the fast food mo...

5 Technologies That Improve Internal Combustion Engines

TreeHugger.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

5 Fuel-Saving Technologies In the long run, the internal combustion engine (ICE) is on the way out and electric motors are on the way in, but ICEs hav...

How To Island Hop Without Hurting The Islands

Times | Brian Schofield | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The very characteristics that make islands so easy to love also make them far too easy to love to death. Unique, isolated cultures are far from resili...