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  • 5 Smart Home Tech Trends That Can Save You Money

    4h By Maricel Tabalba
    At first, you may not think technology is very eco-friendly, but emerging trends in smart home tech are looking to turn that around. Not only is home automation an effective way to reduce your home’s energy and resource usage, it can also cut down on utility…
  • Perk Up Your Workout with a Recycled Coffee Grounds Sports Bra

    Mon 7:00am By Lisa Beres
    The earth is home to a colossal 5.5 billion tons of plastic waste infiltrating our land and seas, according to a new study published in the journal Science Advances. If the image of a polluted plastic planet perturbs you, pay attention. The study revealed…
  • Survey: Americans Miss Out on Savings from Energy Hacks

    Fri 7:00am By Earth911
    Americans love a deal. There is a proliferation of websites that specialize in coupons of every kind, people camp out all night for big deals, and some sales have even become official holidays. But while we are focused on upfront savings on consumer goods,…
  • Composting Toilets: How Your Waste Becomes Black Gold

    Thu 7:00am By Brian Brassaw
    It was finally my turn. After standing under the blazing sun in the September heat, I opened the door to the port-a-potty. A blast of the most putrid, horrid smell hit me like a ton of bricks. And that experience is exactly what crossed my mind the first time…
  • Nature’s Medicine: The Health Benefits of Being Outdoors

    Wed 11:00am By Naima Montacer
    In our society, we tend to focus on things that can be quantified, such as how much money we have, how big our house is and where we are on the corporate ladder. Things that cannot easily be measured, such as the importance of nature, are placed at a lesser…
  • Is Starbucks Doing Enough to Recycle Its Cups?

    Jul 18, 2017, 7:00 am By Lauren Murphy
    As you’re rushing out the door in the morning, hardly awake, how do you perk up? Easy — grab a caffeinated pick-me-up from the nearest Starbucks. Nothing hits the spot quite like a hot latte on a sleepy workday morning. Alas, you forgot your reusable…
  • Cultivating Mindfulness Helps You Care for the Earth

    Jul 17, 2017, 10:05 am By Anna Johansson
    Before you can become truly green and environmentally responsible, you must first recognize the power of the surrounding environment. The value of the earth and its resources isn’t immediately clear to most people, especially if you live in a big city where…
  • The 4 Things You MUST Test for in Your Home Right Now

    Jul 14, 2017, 12:20 pm By Lisa Beres
    Editor’s Note: This post contains affiliate links, which helps fund our Recycling Directory, the most comprehensive in North America. They’re silent, odorless, invisible and potentially deadly. Discover the four home tests you must conduct at home right…
  • 10 All-Natural Makeup Brands to Fall in Love With

    Jul 13, 2017, 12:15 pm By Liz Greene
      If you’ve ever considered making the switch to natural or organic beauty products, you’ve no doubt experienced a bit of confusion as to what these terms truly mean. Though “eco-friendly” cosmetics have been increasing in popularity over the past few…
  • The Hottest New Swimwear Material? Fish Nets and Carpet Fluff

    Jul 12, 2017, 7:00 am By Sarah Lozanova
    Where most of us see ocean debris, Giulio Bonazzi, chairman and CEO of Aquafil Group, sees opportunity. This mentality and concern for the health of our oceans have helped unleash innovation in sustainable fashion. Aquafil is making fibers with 100 percent…
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