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Alexandra Zissu With Marlo Thomas (VIDEO)

Posted 03.30.2015 | Home

Green living expert and author Alexandra Zissu joined me this week on Mondays With Marlo to discuss the dynamics of having an environmentally-friendly...

How To Tell If A Product Is Actually Eco-Friendly, From Alexandra Zissu (VIDEO)

Posted 03.02.2015 | Home

How can we tell if a product is really eco-friendly? Green living expert and author Alexandra Zissu says that in order to really know if a product is ...

The Most Dangerous Household Cleaners On The Market, From Alexandra Zissu (VIDEO)

Posted 03.02.2015 | Home

What are the most dangerous household cleaners on the market? According to green living expert and author Alexandra Zissu, do to patent laws, the actu...

Three Common Household Items That Are Surprisingly Harmful, From Alexandra Zissu (VIDEO)

Posted 03.02.2015 | Home

When it comes to the safety our homes, green living expert and author Alexandra Zissu says there are three things that are very harmful to our househo...

Tips For Going Green With A Baby, From Alexandra Zissu (VIDEO)

Posted 03.02.2015 | Home

What is green living expert and author Alexandra Zissu's number one tip when it comes to going green with a newborn? Buy less! The baby retail industr...

How To Eat Healthy On A Limited Income, From Alexandra Zissu (VIDEO)

Posted 03.02.2015 | Home

If you want to eat healthy, but have a limited budget to do so, green living expert and author Alexandra Zissu recommends researching the least contam...

Tips For Making Your Home More Green, From Alexandra Zissu (VIDEO)

Posted 03.02.2015 | Home

What are three things we can do to make our homes more green? Green living expert and author Alexandra Zissu says that taking off your shoes at the do...

The Truth About Organic Products, From Alexandra Zissu (VIDEO)

Posted 03.02.2015 | Home

If you absolutely cannot afford a 100% organic diet, green living expert and author Alexandra Zissu has a helpful resource for deciding which produce ...

10 Ways To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint This Thanksgiving

Lori Popkewitz Alper | Posted 01.20.2015 | Green
Lori Popkewitz Alper

Although every day provides an opportunity for reflection and change, Thanksgiving stands out as the perfect day to kick off a few new habits that will effect the longevity of our planet. If each of us revamped our consumption and waste habits by slightly adjusting what's already in place, the overall impact could be huge.

This Millionaire Wakes Up At 5 A.M. To Pick Up Trash Around Town

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 11.05.2014 | Impact

Wealth and selflessness don't have to be mutually exclusive -- just ask Yo. The millionaire investor from South Korea who lives in Bahrain wakes up...

Lessons Learned From a Year Without Showering

Rob Greenfield | Posted 06.23.2014 | Green
Rob Greenfield

So how does a regular showering guy end up going 365 days and counting without taking a shower? It started with a long bike ride across America to promote sustainability and eco-friendly living.

PHOTOS: 6 Tiny Homes Perfect For Newlyweds

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 09.23.2013 | HuffPost Home

There are lots of benefits to living small that are particularly attractive to newlyweds. Many are financial: Mortgage costs for tiny homes, if any, a...

WATCH: Celebs Share Their Favorite Destinations For Earth Day

Posted 04.12.2012 | Green

Earth Day is coming up on April 22, and to get in the spirit the Sierra Club has posted a video celebrating awesome Earthly locales. In the video, ...

On habits and how to change them

David Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Roberts

Reprinted with permission from Grist.org. This week I'm at the Behavior, Energy, and Climate Change Conference in Sacramento, Calif. Climate hawks a...

Changing behavior: it ain't easy

David Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Roberts

Reprinted with permission from Grist.org. I wrote yesterday about the role of habit in human institutions and culture and the futility of trying to...

Rejecting free savings out of sheer dumbness: common!

David Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Roberts

Reprinted with permission from Grist.org. Grist readers are familiar with the work of social psychologist Robert Cialdini (I've written about his wo...

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.

Weekend Special: Top 10 Green Things To Do in L.A.

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The YDT co-founders know what's up in Los Angeles, and now they're telling us what's green. Check out their weekend guide for ten new ways to explore...

It's a Bird! It's A Plane! No, actually, it's Tons of Carbon?!

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

I was wondering, why is it that commercial air travel is considered so non-green? It seems unjust that my efforts to live green all year are negated by a few flights to Sierra Club headquarters and a trip or two to visit my parents.

Wear Your Greens

Jodi Lipper and Cerina Vincent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jodi Lipper and Cerina Vincent

Unlike having to ride your bike to work or re-use tinfoil, wearing green is easy, painless and can make you feel chicer than ever.

Green Speed Dating: Finding Carbon-Neutral Love

NPR | Ben Bergman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

For people who are extremely passionate about the environment, finding low-impact love can be tough. A Los Angeles Web site recently tried to help fi...