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Great Kids Crafts Made Out of Trash

CraftFoxes | Posted 07.25.2014 | HuffPost Home
CraftFoxes

Amanda Kingloff got the idea for her book "Project Kid" when her son looked at spool of ribbon -- with its round cardboard circle top and yellow "stri...

The 'Smartest' Cities in the World

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.05.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

A few visionary communities around the world are leading a revolution in "smart" urban planning. They're incorporating technology and environmentally friendly practices on a scale rarely seen before.

Levi's CEO: 'Don't Wash Your Jeans'

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 05.22.2014 | Style

Apparently, part of the Levi's mantra includes not washing your jeans. Chip Bergh, the CEO of Levi Strauss, recently spoke out about his laundry h...

How Green Booze Might Just Be The Future Of Drinking

AskMen.com | Posted 05.12.2014 | Taste
AskMen.com

Perhaps you thought "socially conscious" drinking meant you weren't an obnoxious jerk at the bar and you managed to stay upright all night.

The Right Way to Pack Your Luggage!

Budget Travel | Posted 07.01.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

Maximize your suitcase space by following our handy guide to what to bring and what to leave at home. You may be surprised by what we've uncovered!

10 Must Have Products For Spring Green Cleaning

Saudia Davis | Posted 04.30.2014 | Green
Saudia Davis

Whatever your choice, make sure you are keeping the inside of your home as healthy and natural as the outside.

Apple's New Green Manifesto: Renewable Energy Is Ready to Become Mainstream

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 06.28.2014 | Green
Kumi Naidoo

Apple's bold move is an impetus for the private sector to move in the same direction. Renewable energy is ready to become mainstream, and those companies that fail to pick up on the trend will lose their competitive edge.

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.

5 Ways To Throw A Green Wedding

Amber Harrison | Posted 06.22.2014 | Weddings
Amber Harrison

While you may be the neighborhood compost authority, planning your dream wedding while still being environmentally conscious can be a bit trickier. Here are a few tips to help you pull off the ultimate green wedding.

I'm a Millennial, Not a Hippie: 4 Ways I Go Green With Tech

Kara Kamenec | Posted 06.22.2014 | Green
Kara Kamenec

I do care about the environment, but it's hard to do so when you live in a city, on a budget. As an alternative, I turn to tech to do so for me. Instead, of becoming obsessive, I simply choose to go eco-friendly using technology -- a method that doesn't completely tamper my lifestyle.

Get Some Earth Day Beauty Goodness

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson and Chanel Parks | Posted 04.22.2014 | Style

While we love to create our own personal spa days with a good DIY beauty concoction (probably involving coconut oil), we're still very much product ju...

Manilla Makeover: Green Kitchen Edition

Manilla.com | Posted 06.07.2014 | Green
Manilla.com

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 06.04.2014 | Travel
Gogobot

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 05.28.2014 | HuffPost Home
CraftFoxes

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 05.25.2014 | Travel
SmarterTravel

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 05.07.2014 | Weddings
GalTime

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 04.28.2014 | 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...