What we do seek, and at the top of most people's wish list these days, is good health. Why then, do we adorn our homes with holiday décor and engage in activities that could be making the whole family ill?
Mattresses are known to be highly recyclable, but unfortunately many simply throw away their used mattress once they've bought a new one. A mattress takes up precious landfill space and aren't easily compacted like typical trash.
Given that we produce 300 million tons of plastic every year and the National Academy of Sciences estimates 0.1 percent of it ends up in the ocean, researcher Marcus Erikson says he knows there's more. Way more.
This is part 3 of a four-part article series "Cultivating Climate Justice" which tells the stories of community groups on the frontlines of the pollut...
Let's think sustainably and let's change our behaviors so that we can reduce our individual carbon footprint to make a global sustainable improvement in our lifestyles and in the lives of millions.
Remember that song from 1984, "Somebody's watching me?" It was a great foreshadowing of things to come: These days, people really CAN watch you while you go about your business at home...through your computer.
As a sustainability coordinator, it's my job to inspire, engage and support salesforce.com employees who are passionate about environmental issues.
If you accept that water is the most valuable commodity on earth, then there is no financial argument against its production at whatever cost. Hopefully the world, regardless of national aspiration, political ideology, and systems of governance, will come to that conclusion in time to assuage our thirst for survival.
They walk among us -- those agents of change. Sometimes, we just need to be reminded of who they actually are. Take note of five enterprising women who generate a powerful ripple effect and emerge as some of the finest agents of change this fall.
While a big reno might not be in most people's budgets, small home dwellers can easily turn their tiny havens into the house of their dreams. Want proof? Check these darling dream houses out!
What if humanity actually committed itself, at the level of a national government, to learning from and working with nature? What if environmentalism didn't mean (only) marching in the streets, pumping one's fists or chaining oneself to a tree?
It seems that it was just yesterday that people drank water from bubblers, and that buying a cold drink meant buying Coke, Pepsi, or 7-Up. But over the past 30 years, there has been a huge shift in what we're drinking -- and how much of it we're drinking, and even where we are drinking it.
Occidente Nuevo: Recycled Tijuana is a project by Minnesota-based professors and collaborating photographers Laura Migliorino and Anthony Marchetti.
That little thing that you stick in your computer to store or transfer data can also mean very bad news.
Don't have the space or materials for a standard bedside table design? Try these ideas out for a perfectly repurposed, space-saving bedside table!
If you're moving or buying something in bulk, a cardboard box is the most valuable tool. Once it's unloaded though, it's an awful eyesore that takes up too much space in your home.