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

Posted 01.26.2014 | 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...

Yoli Ouiya

Here's How To Go Green With A Brand New Baby

HuffingtonPost.com | Yoli Ouiya | Posted 01.25.2014 | Black Voices

Are you a new mom or dad searching for some eco-friendly living baby steps? With mixed feelings of excitement, trepidation, and plenty of questions of...

Green Is the New Black: Greenbuild 2014

Amanda Schneider | Posted 02.04.2014 | Green
Amanda Schneider

Many manufacturers are continuing to struggle with the availability of green ingredients in order to make their products both green and resilient.

Gabriela Aoun

Move Over Toms: This Shoe Company Is Doing Everything Right

HuffingtonPost.com | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 10.23.2013 | Green

In 2004, San Francisco-based Kyle Parsons went to Bali on a surf trip and bought a pair of sandals that used repurposed motorbike tires for a sole. He...

9 Eco-Friendly Travel Products To Pack For A Green Vacation

Posted 09.30.2013 | Travel

Traveling can lend itself to eco-unfriendly behavior. But there are many ways you can minimize your carbon footprint while traveling, and the first is...

Reduce, Reuse, Return to School

Mattias Wallander | Posted 10.06.2013 | Green
Mattias Wallander

As families flock to stores and online retailers to restock on clothing, shoes and school supplies, the less-is-more approach is the one that'll benefit wallets -- and the Earth -- in the end.

PHOTOS: 10 Hot Green Inventions

Posted 09.18.2013 | Green

The simple things in life can also be some of the greenest. Biking to work slashes overall carbon emissions when compared to driving or using publi...

16 Products To Make Your Home More Eco-Friendly

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 04.23.2013 | HuffPost Home

Going green just got easier!

The Eco-Impact Of Your Everyday Choices

Posted 04.22.2013 | OWN

By Rachel Z. Arndt Which is greener, printed books or e-readers? Aluminum cans or glass bottles? The answers will surprise you. Washing By H...

Read This Before You Use Cleaning Products

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2013 | HuffPost Home

That spray might have a surprising secret.

Ask Mr. Green: What's the Best Type of Furnace?

Sierra | Posted 12.24.2012 | Green
Sierra

Whatever you end up choosing for your heater, try to cut waste: Proper insulation, caulking, and duct sealing can work wonders. Turn the thermostat down to 55 or 60 degrees when you're away or sleeping,

FTC Issues Revised Green Marketing Guidelines

AP | Posted 10.02.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Expect to see fewer products pitched as "environmentally friendly" if the government has its way. Hoping to limit the number of decepti...

The American Experience: Comfort Above All Else

Hailey Yook | Posted 08.05.2012 | Teen
Hailey Yook

The importance of human and environmental health is constantly preached in the U.S., yet it is disregarded every day for convenience and ease.

What Green Consumer Polls Should Really Be Asking

Jacquelyn Ottman | Posted 06.27.2012 | Green
Jacquelyn Ottman

Ever since the resurgence of environmentalism in 1990, consumer polls have attempted to measure awareness, attitudes and behaviors towards environment...

10 Simple Rules To Live By: Make Choosing Non-Toxic Skin Care Easy

Deborah Burnes | Posted 06.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Deborah Burnes

Understanding the ingredients in personal care products can become so overwhelming and confusing we tend to shut down.

Skepticism of Green Marketing -- Big Trouble When Addressing Latinos

Graciela Tiscareno-Sato | Posted 06.17.2012 | Green
Graciela Tiscareno-Sato

The American Latino consumer community is a highly skeptical community, generally speaking, but one with deep cultural connections to the earth, to creative reuse and to conservation.

Corporations Plan for Post-Middle-Class America

Bernard Starr | Posted 06.06.2012 | Business
Bernard Starr

American business has eliminated untold numbers of other middle class jobs. That's why the employment and housing markets are struggling, food stamp use is at an all-time high and the ranks of the working poor are swelling, while corporate profits soar.

Understanding "Green" Product Labels

Women & Co | Posted 05.08.2012 | Green
Women & Co

How do you decide which cleaning products to use in your home? Clearly the effectiveness of the products we use is important, but what about their impact on the environment?

Why I Started The Honest Company

Jessica Alba | Posted 04.26.2012 | Small Business
Jessica Alba

As a new parent, I desperately needed a place where I could get all my daily essentials -- from diapers to cleaning products -- and I could trust that they would be safe, eco-friendly, affordable, and effective. So I decided to create it.

Eco-Friendly Kitchen Gifts For Food Lovers

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

The beauty of green gifts is that they're not just appropriate for Earth Day or stereotypical tree huggers anymore -- everyone on your list can bene...

10 Ways To Tell If A Product Is (Or Isn't) Really 'Natural'

Beth Greer | Posted 01.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Beth Greer

"Natural," "Nontoxic" or even "Eco-Safe" on the label of your shampoo, deodorant or makeup, makes you think it'd be made with healthy, safety-tested ingredients, right? Well, not always.

Green Tips For Dorm Living

Posted 10.24.2011 | Green

From St. Lawrence University: Students heading off to college know that Target, Lands End, Wal-Mart and other retailers devote entire sections to h...

Study Finds Bioplastics May Harm Environment

| Posted 10.05.2011 | Green

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. Bad news about “environmentally friendly” biodegradable plastics: They may not be so e...

Sunscreen Protection and Nail Polish: A Green Approach

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 10.03.2011 | Style
Marcia G. Yerman

As the country continues to debate ways to protect our environment, individuals are gaining greater recognition about how their lifestyle choices can make an impact. Retailers in the health and beauty arena are heeding the call to become part of the solution.

New York Times, Take This!

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 07.23.2011 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

A recent New York Times article, in classic "all the news that's fit to print" fashion, declared that the bevy of green consumer products introduced o...