Keeping chickens in the backyard has become popular among some people living in urban areas, and for good reason. These birds can be a great asset to health-conscious families. Here are six benefits of keeping backyard chickens.
The average American throws away between 1,200 and 1,400 calories every day in discarded food. And a new study suggests the food we waste would be enough to provide a 2,000-calorie diet to 84 percent of the population.
Forward Labs is looking to compete with Tesla in the solar roof industry with a unique design that's cheaper and takes less time to install. Being a smaller startup, they won't be able to handle as big of a launch, but there's plenty of promise.
Beyond Meat, a vegan brand offering pea-protein burgers that sizzle and "bleed" like the real thing, is about to see their patties stocked in the meat section of 280 Safeway supermarkets in California, Hawaii, and Nevada.
Your instincts were right: Chocolate is indeed the way to your heart. Or, at least to a normal heartbeat. A new study suggests regulating your ticker’s rhythm may require little more than getting a good, weekly dose of chocolate.
Virginia has passed legislation to allow the production of hydropower plants at abandoned coal mines. The goal is to create another renewable source of energy during peak usage times that are obtained through the pumped-storage method.
Who says that technology just encourages kids to stay inside? These five apps teach kids about the beauty of the natural world, the importance of getting out into nature, the future of renewable energy, and the need to live green.
The average American uses 57 sheets of toilet paper a day. Using bidets instead would save our hygiene and our forests. Bidets are already mainstream throughout the world, and more Americans are experimenting with them every day.
LO3 Energy is in the process of changing how we use our electricity. Instead of coming through a centralized source, solar power consumers can sell their excess energy to others locally on the grid. The startup is based in Brooklyn as of now.
As more U.S. cities invest in green initiatives, eco-conscious families may feel the urge to migrate. Everyone's preferences are different, but knowing the safest areas and best schools can guide you in what's best for your family.
A new dating app called MeetMindful has popped up in response to the many brainless avenues for meeting a potential partner online. MeetMindful aims to match singles who are devoted to green living, meditation, as well as "conscious eating."
As new parents, you might wonder about the environmental impact of raising your child. Luckily, making the switch to cloth diapers is not only eco-friendly, but simple, affordable, and accessible, once you get a hang of the basics.
The Chinese government partnered with Sungrow to launch the biggest floating solar farm in the world with a capacity of 40 megawatts. It's continuing the country's goal of stripping the coal mining negativity and takes advantage of an unusable area.
California hit another milestone by getting 67.2 percent of the state's energy from renewables, not including hydropower or rooftop solar arrays. It's an improvement of over 10 percent from the old record and it will only get bigger.
Grocery shopping is a universal errand--every family has to do it. So it makes sense that the way we shop can have a huge collective impact on our planet. Here are five ways to make a difference by going green at the grocery store.
We've grown oddly attached to a few specific fabrics that unfortunately also rank worst for environmental profiles. The fashion industry is firing back by turning to produce in order to solve some style-related, environmental woes.
No matter their age, engaging kids in play with toys is excellent for development. As technology becomes more ingrained in our lives, it enters children's play more and more. Luckily, eco-friendly tech toys exist for kids of all interests.
After spending a year in hiding and gathering information from their open-source platform, OSVehicle is going to launch "EDIT". This electric vehicle will be fully customizable and features five different stages of driving automation.