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The Surprising Material Your Next Home Could Be Made Out Of

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 09.24.2014 | HuffPost Home

Environmentalists have long opposed the use of Styrofoam in the food service sector, going as far as banning it in cities like New York. But the virtu...

Jonathan Feldman

9 Gorgeous Houses That Prove Your Dream Home Is Also A Green Home | Jonathan Feldman | Posted 08.19.2014 | Green

What is sustainability, and what would it look like in your own home? There are a lot of things you can do to reduce your carbon footprint, like going...

Making Things Right Is in Tom Darden's Blood

Rick Fedrizzi | Posted 07.20.2014 | Impact
Rick Fedrizzi

What can I say? Watching Tom Darden work in his adoptive hometown of New Orleans seems to be like watching a man who is to his field what Paul McCartney is to music. In other words, when it comes to sustainable building, the man is a natural.

World's Tallest Living Wall Features 15 Stories Of Vertical Gardening

Mother Nature Network | Matt Hickman | Posted 05.12.2014 | Green

This story originally appeared on Mother Nature Network. Green over Grey, a wonderfully monikered vertical garden design firm headquartered out...

No, Really, You Can Save Energy By Plastic-Wrapping Your Windows

Posted 08.28.2014 | Green

From DealNews' Lou Carlozo: Energy savings is certainly on a lot of people's minds as winter 2014 has kicked off in fearsome fashion across the Un...

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...

PHOTOS: Why This House Could Be Gone In 10 Years

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 10.23.2013 | HuffPost Home

When architect Dominic Stevens fled the city of Dublin, Ireland to live in a biodegradable house on the countryside with his wife and kids, Dwell maga...

PHOTOS: This Is What Your Kitchen Will Look Like In 2063

Posted 10.17.2013 | HuffPost Home

50 years from now, dinnertime is going to look a lot different, according to a study commissioned by the Miele appliance company last month. The reaso...

This Apartment Includes Its Own Butterfly Habitat

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 10.16.2013 | Green

Oh, San Francisco. You've really outdone yourself this time. While the green-loving city’s notorious rental market has garnered national attenti...

LOOK: This Tiny Home Has A Surprise Inside

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 09.19.2013 | HuffPost Home

Sometimes a home's exterior can be, well, misleading. And usually that's a bad thing, but sometimes there is an exception. That's the case with the po...

Tips On Making Sure Your New Home Is A Green Space, From Alexandra Zissu (WATCH)

Posted 09.18.2013 | MarloThomas

When you're looking for a green space to live in, there are a number of things you need to take into account. Green Living Expert & Author Alexandra Z...

Could This Be The Healthiest Apartment Building In The World?

Posted 09.18.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Matt Hickman: Located all not that far from the biomass-tastic BIQ House, an eight-unit apartment complex billing itse...

Guess Which State Leads The Way With Toilet Law

Ventura County Star | Kathleen Wilson | Posted 10.23.2013 | Los Angeles

California will become the first state in the nation to require low-flow toilets in virtually all homes, apartment houses and businesses under a law t...

LOOK: A House Made Of Mushrooms?

The Huffington Post | Rain Embuscado | Posted 07.08.2013 | HuffPost Home

This takes sustainable living to a whole new level.

PHOTOS: 6 Celebs Who Go Green At Home

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 06.27.2013 | HuffPost Home

Though we're not sure a 22,000-square-foot mansion would ever be approved by Mother Earth.

5 Reasons To Love Sustainable Architecture

Posted 09.18.2013 | Green

By Chris Baribeau, Modus Studio for LiveScience: Chris Baribeau is principal architect and co-founder of Fayetteville, Ark.-based architecture firm...

Are These The Most Efficient Homes On The Planet?

Posted 06.04.2013 | Green

Some of the world's most efficient homes are on display in a new book documenting a growing trend in green architecture. The Greenest Home: Superin...

20 Tiny Homes That Are All Under 300 Square Feet

The Huffington Post | Rain Embuscado | Posted 04.26.2013 | HuffPost Home

You'll never feel more grateful for the elbow space you have.

From the Ashes, Neighbors Help Neighbors Rebuild Green

Dan R. Fink | Posted 05.07.2013 | Green
Dan R. Fink

When the High Park Fire finished its rampage through the rural mountains of Larimer County, Colorado last summer, it left behind one person dead, over 87,000 acres of forest burned and thousands of lives shattered. But mountain people are tough, and they stick together and help their neighbors.

Bushfire Resistant Home Made From Straw

The Huffington Post | Amy Marturana | Posted 10.05.2012 | HuffPost Home

This could mean big things for wildfire-prone areas.

PHOTOS: Top Green & Natural Setting Homes For Sale In Colo.

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.02.2013 | Denver

If the sprawling estates of Cherry Hills Village have you worried about carbon footprints and the tiny homes popping up in Boulder are just a little t...

LivingHomes: Green, Prefab and Now Affordable!

Natalie Pace | Posted 04.25.2012 | Green
Natalie Pace

Steve Glenn, the founder of LivingHomes, had a vision in 2006 to "combine world-class architecture with an unparalleled commitment to healthy and sustainable construction."

Brad Pitt To Turn Vacant 103-Year-Old School Into Affordable Housing Complex

Posted 02.22.2012 | Impact

Since Hurricane Katrina, Brad Pitt's charity has been focused on building sustainable homes in New Orleans. But, now the generous star is branching ou...

Abandoned Stable Now Water-independent, Off-grid, Family Dream Home (VIDEO)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 04.01.2012 | Green
Kirsten Dirksen

High on a hill and far from city water or an electrical grid, the crumbling cow shed was far from the conventional image of luxury estate.

Ed Begley Cleans Up His Act

Mike Smith | Posted 02.28.2012 | Green
Mike Smith

A pioneer in clean living and now asking Americans to bring green consumer products into the home, Ed Begley, Jr. is perhaps the embodiment of social conscience on personal environmental responsibility.