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

Hometalk | Posted 06.21.2015 | HuffPost Home

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.

50 Cost-Efficient Ways To Make Your Home More Eco-Friendly

The Huffington Post | HuffPost Home | Posted 10.01.2014 | HuffPost Home

Let's face it: Reducing your home's negative impact on the planet will likely require a huge amount of work. But solar panels and temperature-regul...

Consumed by Desire: Why It's Not Easy Being Green

Anna Clark | Posted 03.30.2014 | Green
Anna Clark

We're a society of addicts. From porn and drugs to food and drink, Americans are suffering from dysfunction in record numbers. After all, it takes one to know one. I'm a recovering addict to comfort.

Yoli Ouiya

Making Your Home Your Best Ecosystem | Yoli Ouiya | Posted 01.25.2014 | Black Voices

Your home is your sanctuary. A sacred space to unwind from the day and enjoy family and friends, separate from the daily grind. But you can also make ...

Yoli Ouiya

Daily Habits To Incorporate For Green Living On The Go | Yoli Ouiya | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

With the start of the New Year, we all want to make big changes in our life, and choosing to go green can be one way to do that. But with so many new ...

Yoli Ouiya

Great Ways To Be Green Even When You're On The Go | Yoli Ouiya | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

Thanks to many transportation options available to us, getting from point A to point B can be as easy and sustainable as you make it. Alternative ...

5 Reasons Solar Is Already Beating Fossil Fuels

Jacob Sandry | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Jacob Sandry

Stunning advancements in production and financing have brought solar to the table with coal, oil, natural gas, and nuclear. And here are five reasons why solar is already winning.

Hanging Laundry in Israel: A Political, Ecological Act -- But Is It Feminist?

Diana Bletter | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Diana Bletter

We worked so hard not to have to do these chores but the exigencies of ecology might be forcing us back to scrubbing in the river. Moreover, before I do any household task, conflicting voices are squabbling in my head. Everything begets a question of political and ecological correctness.

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...

10 Eco-Friendly Practices To Start Now, According To A Green Living Expert

Ecofabulous | Posted 05.03.2013 | HuffPost Home

The Huffington Post is proud to present an article that was originally published on Ecofabulous. We’re excited to announce that the new Tastemake...

The Average American Woman Puts How Many Products On Her Skin Each Day?

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 05.01.2013 | Style

"The average American woman puts between 12 and 20 chemicals on their skin 365 days a year." Sounds shocking, right? But stop for a moment to think ab...

12 Ways to Be Green for Earth Day, and Every Day

Marlo Thomas | Posted 06.22.2013 | Home
Marlo Thomas

Climate change is one of those topics that practically dares you to step up to it. We know it exists and we know it's critical, but it's so enormous that it's hard to wrap your head around it. We see the receding ice caps and dwindling numbers of polar bears; we see the cyclones, floods, droughts and hurricanes -- yet somehow where it's all headed seems so far away.

Top 7 Home Upgrades That Cost Less Than $50

Posted 11.20.2012 | Green

From Terri Bennett, founder of Do you cringe when your utility bills arrive? You can Do Your Part to save a lot of money when you m...

How To Eco-Prep Your Home Before Vacation

Posted 07.29.2012 | Green

From Earth911's Mary Mazzoni: Heading off on a summer road trip, international adventure or family vacay this month? Don’t forget to prep your ho...

Mother's Day EcoChi Tips From My Grandma

Debra Duneier | Posted 05.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Debra Duneier

This Mother's Day I would like to pay tribute to the lessons learned from our grandmothers. Keep these tips top of mind and we are sure to benefit from the wisdom passed on to us as we pass it on to future generations.

7 Ways To Be Green From Head To Toe

Posted 03.14.2012 | Green

From Terri Bennett, Founder of
: Being fashionably green is about more than just what you wear. It’s also about the other things...

You Don't Want Any Part of These Particles

Dr. Gary Ginsberg | Posted 05.11.2012 | Green
Dr. Gary Ginsberg

Cities are converting their fleet of buses over to greener cleaner burning natural gas buses and more trucks are being required to wear particle diapers. So urban air is slowing improving. In the meantime, a few tips to duck that diesel plume.

Evaluating Green Communities: Part 2

Mark Hostetler | Posted 05.08.2012 | Green
Mark Hostetler

If you (as the homeowner) decide to convert the lawn to more native landscaping, will you be able to do so without penalty?

Evaluating Green Communities: Part 1

Mark Hostetler | Posted 05.07.2012 | Green
Mark Hostetler

So you're buying a new home, and you're committed to "buying green" -- a house with good indoor air quality, that doesn't cost a fortune to heat and cool and resides in an ecologically friendly neighborhood. How do you find out about all that?

9 Green Decorating Tips For Home

Posted 01.04.2012 | Green

From Networx' Sayward Rebhal: They say that "green" is the new black, and isn't it great when social responsibility becomes stylish? Suddenly, sust...

7 Tips To Detox Your Life In The New Year

Posted 01.01.2012 | Green

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

10 Steps to Becoming a Greener Angeleno

Erin Mahoney Harris | Posted 01.31.2012 | Los Angeles
Erin Mahoney Harris

Did you see WALL-E? If not, please Netflix it. If so, treat yourself to another viewing. Hopefully, that will get you in the mood to start generating less trash.

Clearing the Air: 5 Easy Ways to Reduce Toxins and Stay Healthy

Beth Greer | Posted 09.11.2011 | Green
Beth Greer

It is common sense to believe that the more chemicals you are exposed to, the more likely you will eventually be negatively affected by them. Here are some easy and effective ways to reduce your exposure to chemicals in your home and minimize your risk of getting sick.

It's A Green Home If It Saves You Money, Right?

Courtney Cachet | Posted 09.28.2011 | Style
Courtney Cachet

There are some ways to go green that are so effortless, so easy, so less toxic and so less expensive that you'd be foolish not to do them. Here are four easy ways you can go green and save money without sacrificing a thing.

Spiritual Solutions #28: Your Relationship to Place, Others

Deepak Chopra | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

By Deepak Chopra and Annie B. Bond "I am Responsible for My Relationships" Since relationships are two-sided, you can be responsible only for your pa...