Sustainability

Why Pollinators Matter

Pollinators play a critical role in maintaining ecosystems and human food supplies, but several factors are making it harder for…

10 months ago

The Health Benefits of Gardening

Tending to your garden may help cultivate calm, strengthen immunity, and build community.

11 months ago

How to Repot a Plant

Give your plant a new home with this step-by-step guide.

11 months ago

Kicking Asphalt

Pavement is ubiquitous in our cities, but its use can harm human health and the environment. Learn about innovative urban…

11 months ago

EWG Releases 2020 “Dirty Dozen” and “Clean Fifteen” Lists

Here are the most contaminated — and cleanest — fruits and veggies.

12 months ago

7 Easy Ways to Lower Your Energy Bill

Here's how to reduce your carbon footprint and your utility bills.

12 months ago

8 Easy Ways to Lower Your Water Bill

Here are some tips to cut down your water use — inside and outside the house.

12 months ago

Our 5 Favorite Eco-Friendly Straws

Check out these reusable straws for any beverage.

12 months ago

Go Green, Save Green

Repairing or replacing items in your home can reduce your carbon footprint and save you money.

12 months ago

How Long Does It Take a Plastic Bottle to Decompose?

Everything takes time to break down. Here's the time frame for a plastic bottle — and 11 other commonly consumed…

1 year ago

The High Cost of Litter

Our trash is harming the environment — and human health. Discover how to tackle the trash.

1 year ago

Zero-Waste Gift Wrapping

Looking for alternatives to wrapping paper? Try these three Japanese-inspired wrapping techniques and make your holiday more eco-friendly!

1 year ago

Trash Talk: The Recycling Conundrum

Recycling is better than nothing, but we need to do better, say experts. Here are some recycling facts.

1 year ago

A Field Guide to Nutritious Food: A Q&A With Jo Robinson

Eating on the Wild Side author Jo Robinson unearths the nutritional secrets of wild fruits and vegetables — and explains…

1 year ago

From the Edge

Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard shares the wisdom of playing, working, and living simply.

1 year ago

The True Costs of Online Shopping

Why shopping at a brick-and-mortar store might be a greener option than ordering online.

1 year ago

Talking Trash

What does our garbage say about us — and the way we live.

1 year ago

The Last Straw

Americans are the biggest offenders when it comes to single-use plastics, but efforts to ban the packaging are on the…

1 year ago

Make Your Own Pumpkin Bird Feeder

Turn your favorite autumnal gourd into a feast for your feathered friends.

1 year ago

Noise Pollution Is Obstructing Bird Communication

Human-generated noise may have an impact on bird communication and survival, says a recent study.

2 years ago

Collective Effort

Together, we have the intelligence, potential, and incentive to reverse the bad and do good — for ourselves, our communities,…

2 years ago