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  • 5 Natural DIY Ideas For Parched Winter Skin

    7:00am By Madeleine Somerville
    If you live in a dry climate, as I do, winter doesn't just mean snowflakes, snow boots and cartons of egg nog hitting the shelves, it also means the arrival of dry, itchy, scaly skin. Having survived three winters in an arid climate now, I've devised a series…
  • Celebrate National Battery Day For The Chance To Win A Prize

    Thu 7:00am By Haley Shapley
    February may be known for Valentine’s Day, but there’s another important holiday this month. Forget candy hearts and roses — show your love for the environment by celebrating National Battery Day on Feb. 18. Wondering just how to do that? Recycling a…
  • Go Green Ideas: How To Apply The 3 R’s At Home

    Thu 7:00am By Earth911
    Everyone can make a difference in making the Earth a healthier place to live. Implementing a policy of reducing, reusing and recycling in your home or office is a great place to start. Ready for some go green ideas? Here are a few easy-to-implement ways to…
  • Green Living Community Lets You Retreat To Nature

    Wed 7:00am By Warren Johnson
    Nestled in the woods of North Georgia are 60 acres of sustainable living. Enota Mountain Retreat is a community of visitors and residents for conservation, educational and spiritual purposes, located in the tallest mountains of Georgia. Once sacred Cherokee…
  • Getting Schooled In Recycling

    Tue 7:00am By Earth911
    There’s no such thing as recycling school, but one recycling center in Brooklyn, N.Y., comes pretty close. Situated on a pier in the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal, Sims Municipal Recycling’s 11-acre Sunset Park materials recovery facility processes about…
  • 7 Gardening Ideas For Creating A Greener Garden

    Mon 7:00am By Chrystal Johnson
    Spring is just around the corner, and avid gardeners are already mapping out their gardens and starting seeds indoors.  Gardening ideas? Yeah, we've got 'em. There is so much to consider when planning out your garden. What fruits and vegetables will you grow?…
  • 6 Eco-Friendly Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas With Heart

    Feb 5, 2016, 7:00 am By Lisa Beres
    As a couple who doesn’t follow the gift-giving status quo, my husband and I don’t send pesticide-laden flower bouquets or nosh on slave-labor chocolate for Valentine’s Day. Rather, we like to be unique with our gift giving and choose eco-friendly items…
  • How To Root Out Food Waste At (And Away From) Home

    Feb 4, 2016, 7:00 am By Chase Ezell
    We cover food waste often – and justifiably so.  The Washington Post covered food waste in 2014 and had this to say about it, "In 2012, the most recent year for which estimates are available, Americans threw out roughly 35 million tons of food, according to…
  • Will These 10 U.S. Cities Achieve Zero Waste?

    Feb 3, 2016, 7:00 am By Lesley Lammers
    The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that as of 2013, Americans only recycled about 35 percent of the municipal solid waste generated. Some forward-thinking U.S. cities, with both pressure and encouragement from constituents, advocacy groups and…
  • Repair Revolution: One Man’s Fixation With E-Waste

    Feb 2, 2016, 7:00 am By Earth911
    When Kyle Wiens was a computer science undergraduate student at California Polytechnic State University, he needed to fix his Apple laptop, so he looked online for a repair manual. To his chagrin, he couldn’t find one. “I discovered that Apple was using…
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