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6 Greener Ethos Car Maintenance Tips

Varda Epstein | Posted 05.04.2014 | Green
Varda Epstein

Here are some green car maintenance tips to help you keep your car -- and the environment -- in tiptop shape.

It's Not Easy Being Green

Sarah Maizes | Posted 04.16.2014 | Parents
Sarah Maizes

I have a job, a house to run and three kids to raise, and it's not like there's a whole lot of time for me to compost banana peels.

Rachelle Carson-Begley: 6 Tips for Effortlessly Green Beauty

Red Room | Posted 10.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Red Room

By Rachelle Carson-Begley Okay, I'll admit it: I'm a girly-girl. I love to look fresh, pulled-together, and effortlessly beautiful. And years ago, I...

Rachelle Carson-Begley: 7 Tips for Adopting a Green Lifestyle

Red Room | Posted 10.07.2013 | Green
Red Room

By Rachelle Carson-Begley My father was an ardent admirer of the mother of the environmental movement, Rachel Carson. When it when his turn to name h...

If Trash Is Gold, China Is Very Rich

Peggy Liu | Posted 08.18.2013 | Green
Peggy Liu

Twice a day, Beijing's Chaoyang Circular Economy Industrial Park hosts a showcase waste site in Gaoantun. Benches and trees give the site a park-like feel. Citizens are invited to tour -- and smell -- the facility.

How One Mom Created A Zero-Waste Home

LearnVest | Posted 06.22.2013 | Parents
LearnVest

"After living with just the necessities, we realized that we had much more time to spend with our family when we weren't spending it caring for a large house and lots of belongings."

Could You Ever Live Off The Grid?

The Huffington Post | Amy Marturana | Posted 11.02.2012 | HuffPost Home

We are intrigued by the concept.

School's Out! (But Recycling Is Forever)

Mattias Wallander | Posted 07.31.2012 | Green
Mattias Wallander

Schools are the ideal environments to teach life-long recycling habits to kids at a crucial moment of their development. These are habits that kids will bring home to their families, encourage their friends, and eventually stay with them for a lifetime.

Confessions of an Eco-Terrorist -- Governing the Environmental Revolution

Peter Jay Brown | Posted 06.09.2012 | Green
Peter Jay Brown

We humans are merely passengers on the spaceship Earth. We produce nothing important for a healthy planet, but certainly spare no expense at taking what we need and then some. We are the ultimate planetary narcissists.

James Gerken

Adrian Grenier On Sustainability: 'Life Is Better When You Care' (PHOTOS)

HuffingtonPost.com | James Gerken | Posted 11.21.2011 | Green

Actor and filmmaker Adrian Grenier and producer Peter Glatzer, co-founders of the award-winning sustainable lifestyle site SHFT.com, have announced a ...

Cause Marketing That Moves

Andrea Learned | Posted 02.21.2012 | Green
Andrea Learned

Given how many societal and environmental ills there are to worry about today, it's exciting to think that the creative collaboration could inspire attitude adjustments that might just lead to longer term behavioral shifts.

7 Steps Toward Sustainable Hair And Body Care Products

Nicole Cothrun Venables | Posted 01.23.2012 | Green
Nicole Cothrun Venables

Chances are, you're not consciously thinking about eco-friendly hair and skin care solutions, or you may just be simply overwhelmed with where to begin. Here are some helpful suggestions to inspire you.

The Green of Summer

David Milroy | Posted 08.31.2011 | Green
David Milroy

Integrating green into your lifestyle doesn't mean you have to change it. Not in summer, nor any other time of the year.

Three Media Views of Green Living

Duane Elgin | Posted 08.27.2011 | Media
Duane Elgin

It is ironic that green ways of living that emphasize voluntary simplicity -- a life-way that can take us into an opportunity-filled future -- are oft...

The Guilt and Guile of Going Green

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jeff Schweitzer

We all have within us a little John and Barbra, proudly promoting conservation while sneaking a solo ride in our gas-guzzling SUV to buy an organic tomato from Whole Foods.

On a Plane With Young Entrepreneurs

Courtney Reum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Courtney Reum

Virgin America Airlines partnered with Virgin Unite, the non-profit foundation of the Virgin Group, to launch the Young Entrepreneurs Program. The location: Virgin America's flight to Toronto!

The New Economy

Edward Flattau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Edward Flattau

Conservation must not be viewed as a dressed-up version of deprivation. Instead, it should be regarded as an affirmation of the truism that less can be more.

The Greening Cow Town

Nancy Wadsworth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Nancy Wadsworth

I'm no sustainability expert, but in the eleven-plus years I've called Denver home, I've watched us undergo some significant paradigm shifts.

How Green Is Your Birth Control? (POLL)

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

With the abundance of contraceptive products available, many have begun to examine the environmental ramifications of their birth control. The fear of...

Searching for Relevancy in an Obama World

Janet Ritz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Janet Ritz

Eight years of having someone to point at and say: See! There's the problem (and it was), was an easier proposition than looking in the mirror and asking: How am I the problem?

Green Grilling Guide

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Grilling is ready for a green makeover. Consider greening your grilling routine for this Labor Day weekend by choosing the most eco-friendly grill, fa...

A Guide To Green Laundry

Planet Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Top Green Laundry Tips 1. Wear it more than once It doesn't go for everything (unmentionables and socks come to mind), but the simplest way ...

The New, Less Pungent Scent of Green

David Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Hall

Years ago, in a time of plentiful cheap food, energy and fuel, a green lifestyle was seen as a superfluous luxury. That was then, this is now.

Charcoal Vs. Gas Grill: Which Is Better For The Environment?

Planet Green | Collin Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

With summer now in full swing, many of us are heading outside to do a little cooking by fire. Barbeque season has arrived, and with it, the decision...