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Wecyclers Is Fighting Nigeria's Waste Crisis

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Petchers | Posted 08.01.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


Be Your Most Sustainable Self And Bring Your Own Reusables

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 07.28.2016 | Impact

The little choices you make over the course of your day can have a big effect on the world’s resources. In a new Huffington Post original series, ...

10 Ways To Go Green With Your Pet

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 07.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

1. Prevent Unplanned Litters Pet overpopulation is a serious problem, which I witnessed firsthand while working at a kill shelter from junior high th...

Sustainable Living - Reduce Your Waste With The Five R's

Zac Thompson | Posted 07.15.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Zac Thompson

Activist and adventurer Rob Greenfield thinks we can manage our waste better. In his new series, "Sustainable Living", Rob shows that we can manage our trash and create an incredibly minimal impact as long as we're conscious.

Bees Pollinate Possibilities: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.09.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Each week at The Pollination Project, we highlight seven grantees whose projects range from arts and animal rights to environmentalism and education. ...

Cups for Change: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 06.22.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we are acknowledging seven grantees whose innovative projects are inspiring participants to think about the futu...

Easy Ways Moms Can Be More Eco-Friendly

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 05.27.2016 | Parents
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

I never realized exactly how wasteful people can be until I became a mom. I never really paid any attention to how much garbage I threw out, because honestly it wasn't very much. That all changed the day I had my son.

3 No-Brainer Reasons Why I'm Going Green

Bryan Elliott | Posted 05.25.2016 | Green
Bryan Elliott

There has been a lot of talk about climate change and global warming. But no matter which side of the debate you're on we can all agree that trying harder to go green is a good thing to do.

Every Day Is Earth Day on Mars

Sheyna E. Gifford, MD, MA, MS | Posted 04.25.2016 | Science
Sheyna E. Gifford, MD, MA, MS

Earth Day, celebrated on April 22nd in the United States for the last 46 years, celebrates and promotes awareness of the delicate balance of the ecosy...

8 Ways to Make Every Day Earth Day and Why It Matters

Kathleen Ventura | Posted 04.22.2016 | Green
Kathleen Ventura

In my world, it is Earth Day every day. Every choice I make is a conscious one, with my own health and the longevity of the planet in mind.

Art Lives: Glaser, Artists Team with Rareform to Create Wearable, Recycled Art

Lauren Daley | Posted 04.20.2016 | Green
Lauren Daley

When I first heard about Rareform, the California-based company that repurposes billboards into bags and accessories, I thought it was a pretty amazin...

Environmental and Human Rights Issues Aren't Worlds Apart: Developing a Consumer Conscience

Stephanie Hepburn | Posted 02.28.2017 | Impact
Stephanie Hepburn

As consumers we don't often think about who makes our clothing or whether a direct H&M supplier has subcontracted factory work to a small Cambodian fa...

Hello, Divorce! I Greet You!

Tiffany Beverlin | Posted 01.22.2017 | Divorce
Tiffany Beverlin

January is the month when divorces go sky high and I can attest that this is the best time to enjoy your newly single life! As you probably know, th...

When Recycling Isn't as Green as It Seems

Pro Journo | Posted 01.09.2017 | Green
Pro Journo

Most of those involved in promoting recycling or resource efficiency suggest that for recycling to be sustainable, it has to be incorporated more completely into products' life cycle. That is, their eventual recycling should be built into their design from the beginning.

6 Artists: The Poetry of Discarded Materials

Louisiana Channel | Posted 01.06.2017 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

In a time where consumerism only seems to be growing, it is inspiring to observe these six artists - such as Tara Donovan and Piet Hein Eek - who have made discarded, everyday materials the centre of their work. Watch their approach to re-using materials.

Starting Fresh

Yara Zgheib | Posted 01.03.2017 | Impact
Yara Zgheib

A quiet afternoon, a darkening sky. A comfortable seat by a window. In the background, Das Liede von der Erde, by Gustav Mahler.

One Man's Trash Is Another Man's Treasure

Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso | Posted 12.05.2016 | Green
Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso

Here at Schools for Sustainability Inc., we dream of a waste free world. In this world, all food scraps are transformed into nutrient rich compost yielding healthy crops, all aluminum cans are converted into new cans, building facades or bicycles, all plastic bottles are transformed into furniture, clothing, or home décor.

Bras And Other Everyday Things You Should Be Recycling

Thrillist | Posted 10.14.2016 | HuffPost Home

Unless you're talking about ex-girlfriends or '80s haircuts, you should always recycle. Sure, you may feel good about yourself because you save bottles and cans and carry a canvas tote to the Trader Joe's, but the fact remains -- there are SO MANY MORE household products that can be reused and reinvented if you'd just stop throwing them in the trash.

Rethinking the American Dream Ahead of the Paris Talk

Andrew Lam | Posted 09.11.2016 | Green
Andrew Lam

Once upon a time, frugality was also a virtue in America, but that no longer seems to be the case. These days the average American produces about 130 pounds of garbage each month.

H&M Makes Recycling Look Pretty Badass In New Campaign

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 09.28.2015 | Style

If you ever needed concrete proof that fashion "rules" are made to be broken, H&M just made it pretty clear. The brand released its new "Close the Loo...

10 Ways You Can Make Your Mattress Last Longer

Rosie Osmun | Posted 08.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Rosie Osmun

Mattress lifespan depends on many factors, but following these best practices can help ensure that you enjoy years of healthy sleep and that your investment lasts as long as possible.

20 Ways To Reuse Old Tires You've Probably Never Thought Of

Just DIY | Posted 06.16.2016 | HuffPost Home
Just DIY

Even though tires have a shelf life on the road, they don't have to banished to landfills for the rest of eternity. Instead, you could turn them into cool planters, playground equipment, and even... suits of armor?!

The One Thing You Shouldn't Recycle Might Surprise You

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 05.05.2015 | HuffPost Home

Recycling is good for the environment, unless you're recycling the wrong things -- like pizza boxes. According to The Atlantic's CityLab, that's one t...


Paula Gordon | Posted 06.22.2015 | Green
Paula Gordon

All politics are local, all days are Earth's. So is it silly that I celebrate finding a company that recycles what I used to toss? Or that I've figured out "starters" for making yogurt sans a heap of "number 5 plastic " yogurt containers? No!

Dear Mother Earth, I Owe You Big Time

Donna Henes | Posted 06.21.2015 | Green
Donna Henes

I am 69 years old. That means that I should have planted 483 trees by now to replace those that I have used. While I have conducted quite a few tree-planting ceremonies over the years, I still owe Mother Earth a new orchard or two.