We Americans, living in the land of fast-food drive-throughs and cardboard tomatoes for some time now, are starting to gain an appreciation for high-q...
I am actively recruiting conspirators to take part in a plan to save the world. There are no clandestine meetings, no high-risk behaviors, and no financial investments required. No special equipment is needed.
I have a job, a house to run and three kids to raise, and it's not like there's a whole lot of time for me to compost banana peels.
A few years ago, my husband volunteered to help sort junk at a recycling facility. He came home near tears. The old sex toys! The ratty, strange, sticky, damaged sex toys! They kept coming, he explained.
Being an environmentalist with a deep-seated love of fashion is not very fun. I love shiny, pretty things as much as the next girl, but the typical sn...
While we enjoyed some light rain last week, the drought hasn't let up by any measure. We've been hit by droughts before, but climate change will make "critically dry" years occur more frequently. It also will threaten the water we need for our homes, farms, and businesses.
If spending a small fortune on store-bought greeting cards doesn't appeal to you and you have an old phone book, scissors, and glue, maybe a bottle cap or two (and a bit of imagination), you can create a Valentine that expresses love for both your partner and the planet.
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.
On a planet where one in eight people is chronically hungry, it's an almost unimaginable irony: every year, one-third of the world's food supply is wasted.
How do we motivate a nation to take up environmental causes when so very few are listening?
This week, throughout the world, synagogues and Jewish Community Centers will gather to mark Tu B'shevat, the birthday of the trees, by holding specia...
By 2050, seven out of every 10 people living on Earth will call themselves an urbanite. So how will we navigate the throng?
Salt does do a great job of melting ice and snow through the winter, but its pretty bad news for you, your pets, the environment and your garden.
For someone with 25+ years in the engineering-construction industry, I have seen, known, and experienced firsthand where at the end of projects, regardless of size, data goes to die.
Fix the broken window and people take more pride in their neighborhood, forcing the nefarious elements out. That's the idea.
A confident young participant in San Francisco de Porro. Ciclovia is a Latin American phenomena originating over 30 years ago in Bogotà, Colombi...