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Manilla Makeover: Green Kitchen Edition | Posted 04.08.2014 | Green

Do you need a kitchen makeover? Transform your kitchen into a lean, green, eco-friendly space with these tips from Lori Alper, green living expert a...

Gogobot's Green Travel Tribe Names Top Eco Hotels

Gogobot | Posted 04.04.2014 | Travel

Eco credentials are ever more important in a hotel these days -- and not just for hippies going camping or the super-rich heading to exclusive luxury ecolodges. Some hotels, which shall remain unnamed, even try to jump on the green bandwagon without really reducing waste.

Easy Ideas for a Spring Home Upgrade

CraftFoxes | Posted 03.31.2014 | HuffPost Home

With spring here, you can add a little more sunshine to the inside of your house with these DIY upgrades, sure to boost your spirits when you're making them and when you're admiring your handiwork.

Kristen Bell Convinces Us To Clean Up Our Act

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 03.28.2014 | Style

Actress and "House of Lies" star Kristen Bell is no stranger to green living practices. Bell has spoken up for causes like water conservation and the ...

10 Trips That Will Make You a Better Person

SmarterTravel | Posted 03.25.2014 | Travel

These 10 trips -- from volunteering in an orphanage in Cambodia to learning environmental stewardship on an organic farm in Scotland -- will enlarge your heart, help you live more mindfully, and inspire a better version of you to emerge.

5 Ways To Go Green At Your Wedding

GalTime | Posted 03.07.2014 | Weddings

You don't have to wear a dress made out of oats or offer a cake made out of raw sprouts.

Waste Management Volunteer Programs Around the World

Off Track Planet | Posted 02.26.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

While most developed countries teach environmental education (like not chucking your batteries in the trash) and enforce strict regulations, there are still places out there where basic environmental protection, like regular garbage pick-ups and recycling, don't exactly jog knee-jerk reactions.

Judging Thy Neighbor Isn't Helping the Environment, You Jerk

Alden Wicker | Posted 01.14.2014 | Green
Alden Wicker

When my aunt goes out to buy freshly-made croissants, I didn't sniff them and ask, with disdain, if they are organic. I eat a freakin' croissant because she bought them for me out of love.

Eco-friendly Salt Alternatives for Melting Ice and Snow

Nikki Fotheringham | Posted 03.12.2014 | Green
Nikki Fotheringham

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.

How Did Glitter Get These Protesters Charged With Staging A Bioterror Hoax?

Mother Jones | Molly Redden | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

This story first appeared on Mother Jones and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. It's not uncommon for environmental pro...

13 Incredible Tech Inventions You Won't Believe You Missed In 2013

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

The tech world gave us plenty talk about in 2013. We can build smarter robots. We can 3D-print pretty much anything. Tablet wars are still going stron...

This New Year, Drop the Shop!

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 02.10.2014 | Green
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

I've been thrifting and swapping pretty much exclusively for a few years now. When I tell friends that I rarely buy any new clothes they're impressed, but they don't think they can do it, too. But then I give them the numbers.

How To Go Eco-Friendly Without Giving Up Your Gadgets

Jeana Lee Tahnk | Posted 02.08.2014 | Technology
Jeana Lee Tahnk

While we're moving in the right direction when it comes to overall energy efficiency, there's a lot more we can do to cushion the impact of our ubiquitous tech usage. Here are ways we can continue to positively impact our Earth and ensure that our resources are preserved for many future generations to enjoy.

Study Reveals A Simple Mind Trick To Make Your Coffee Taste Better

Posted 12.05.2013 | Green

There are a lot of tricks to make coffee taste better -- adding cream, sugar or perhaps even some pumpkin spice. But a new study published in PLOS ONE...

Easy, Last-Minute Ways To Thank Earth On Thanksgiving

Posted 11.27.2013 | Green

Thanksgiving is upon us, and as you contemplate what you are thankful for, don’t forget your thanks for Mother Nature. After all there would be no f...

GoDesign: Design Revolution With a Higher Purpose

Paula Wallace | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact
Paula Wallace

SCAD alumni missionary-architects Scott Jackson, Stephanie Jackson, and Eric McManus are proof positive that it is both possible and pragmatic to brin...

Is This America's First Electric School Bus?

Posted 11.11.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Russell McLendon: American school buses have long run on diesel, pumping out toxic exhaust around children who are par...

10 Green Things You Can Do Right Now!

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Sidonie Sawyer

Good for the environment, and your dollar power. Every little bit counts. If we each only save one inch of tree, one ounce of nature, one speck of ene...

9 Refreshing Uses For Hydrogen Peroxide

Posted 10.05.2013 | Green

From Networx's Katie Marks: Hydrogen peroxide. It's that weird-smelling stuff that comes in the brown bottle that your dad used to dab on your skin...

Go Green

Linden Schaffer | Posted 11.21.2013 | Travel
Linden Schaffer

With hotels across the globe taking steps to show their commitment to the environment, is there a way for us to become even better eco-guests, whether you stay at large hotels chains or local boutique establishments known for their eco-practices? You bet!

5 Eco Products for Cars

Sierra | Posted 11.16.2013 | Green

Forget those dangling trees. They may be shaped like the Sierra Club's logo, but there's nothing natural about those chemical-swathed "pines."

The Importance of Labels

Dr. Laurie Marker | Posted 11.12.2013 | Impact
Dr. Laurie Marker

When I first traveled to Namibia in the 1970's, and met the farmers on the grasslands, I learned that not everyone shared my fascination with the cheetah as an icon of speed and grace. The farmers there had a label for cheetahs, who they saw as a threat to their livelihoods -- "vermin."

The Eight Ways You Can Shop Sustainably During Fashion Week

David Dietz | Posted 11.05.2013 | Green
David Dietz

We've seen Whole Foods lead the organic foods revolution. We're witnessing Tesla drive the electric car movement. It's about time we experience a sustainable fashion movement.

Are You Making Efforts To "Go Green"? (POLL)

Posted 09.18.2013 | MarloThomas

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Green Cleaning... What a Great Scam!

Anthony Fors | Posted 10.22.2013 | Green
Anthony Fors

I believe our best plan for minimizing our carbon footprint, from the cleaning side, is to use common sense more and cleaning products less.