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  • Recycling for Profit: 5 Ways to Turn Your Trash into Cash

    Wed 7:00am By Earth911
    There are numerous benefits to recycling — reducing the use of natural resources, boosting the economy and saving energy, to name just a few — but sometimes it lacks an immediate personal benefit. If you want to profit from your good deed with more than…
  • This Cider Saved Apples from Rotting Away

    Tue 8:23am By Haley Shapley
    As Utah’s only hard cider maker, Mountain West prides itself on using as many local ingredients as possible. And now, they’ve taken that to a whole new level, with a sustainable twist. The Salt Lake City–based cidery has teamed up with nonprofit The…
  • Clean the World Recycles Hotel Toiletries to Save Lives

    Mon 11:29am By Liz Greene
    When it comes to the hotel industry, the biggest symbol of waste would have to be the complimentary toiletries. As it stands, the majority of hotels in the U.S. aren’t involved in any recycling programs — which means that a staggering amount of those tiny…
  • Kiss Me, I’m Eco-Friendly! 5 Tips for a Truly Green St. Patrick’s Day

    Fri 7:00am By Madeleine Somerville
    Genealogy tests be damned, March 17 is a day when we all proudly claim to have Irish ancestry — and for good reason. St. Patrick’s Day was originally intended to be a religious feast to celebrate Saint Patrick, but over the years, the focus has turned…
  • Top 3 Natural Acne Remedies

    Mar 16, 2017, 7:00 am By Madeleine Somerville
    Nothing destroys my resolve to live a natural, chemical-free life like a giant angry pimple. When I have clear skin, it’s all flowers and rainbows, paraben-free this, phthalate-free that. But when acne strikes, I’ve been known to go totally nuclear. KILL…
  • 5 Traditions That Are Terrible for the Environment (And What You Can Do Instead)

    Mar 15, 2017, 7:00 am By Liz Greene
    Holidays, weddings and funerals — all events that are practically bursting with tradition. Traditions are important not only because they bridge the gap between the generations, but also because they produce a genuine sense of comfort and belonging in…
  • This Quilt Helps Save the Planet

    Mar 14, 2017, 10:50 am By Audrey Holmes
    I think everyone in the history of modern times has had a shirt that they keep because it has sentimental value. Whether your names are Ross and Rachel and the shirt says “Frankie Say Relax” or it’s a white tee filled with juvenile love notes that say…
  • 50 Days In: How Trump Is Handling Eco Issues

    Mar 13, 2017, 11:30 am By Wendy Gabriel
    With the Trump administration inspiring plenty of heated debate on a daily basis, one of the hot-button topics remains the earth. In the immediate aftermath of the election, environmentalists were worried about several issues, including climate change (Trump…
  • 6 Ways Online Education Prevents Planetary Pollution

    Mar 10, 2017, 11:01 am By Jenna Cyprus
    Most people consciously manage their impact on the environment to the best of their ability. But did you know that choosing to earn your degree online can help keep the earth clean at the same time? Unlike the convenience of cars, the convenience of earning…
  • 5 Excuses People Make for Not Recycling (and Why They’re Wrong)

    Mar 9, 2017, 9:55 am By Anna Johansson
    Recycling is one of the most beneficial habits for preserving our environment’s health and creating a more sustainable culture. The average American produces about 7.5 pounds of garbage every day; without recycling, that garbage goes into landfills where…
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