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Food

Demand For Meat Alternatives Drives Wheat Protein Industry To $2.15B

The popularity of wheat-based meat replacements is driving the wheat protein market through the roof—to what is expected to be a whopping $2.15 billion dollar industry by 2025. Here's what you need to know about these animal-free options.

By Nicole Caldwell
7 hours ago

Food

Curious About Composting? Here's How To Make It Work For Any Lifestyle

Composting reduces household waste by up to 50 percent, prevents air pollution, retains moisture, and closes the nutrient cycle.  There's a compost system to fit any lifestyle—which one is perfect for you? We'll help you break it down.

By Nicole Caldwell
8 hours ago

News

Uber Partners With ChargePoint To Make Flying Electric Cars A Reality By 2020

Uber and ChargePoint have the ability to improve commuting in the next three years with flying taxis and the technology needed to fuel them efficiently.

By Brian Spaen
1 day ago

Parenting

Dirt Is Actually Great For Your Kids, According To Recent Research

As a parent, it's only natural to feel protective. Keeping kids clean and making sure that they use hand sanitizer might seem like the obvious way to go. But according to new research, getting dirty is an important part of childhood.

By Maria Cook
1 day ago

News

New ‘Passive’ Houses Offer Homebuilders A Sustainable Alternative

Between the low cost of construction, ease of maintenance, and reducing energy use up to 90 percent, the use of passive homes continues to attract eco-friendly consumers looking for a cost-effective home they can enjoy without breaking the bank.

By Brian Spaen
1 day ago

Parenting

5 Environmental Documentaries On Netflix To Watch With Your Kids

Eco-friendly children's programming is important, but kids can also get a lot out of shows that were not made specifically for them. Here are five eco-focused documentaries on Netflix to watch with your kids, available to stream right now.  

By Maria Cook
1 day ago

Food

5 Easy Food Preservation Methods That Can Save You Hundreds

Americans toss about 80 billion pounds of food into the garbage every year. Luckily, there are several easy preserving methods anyone can use to extend the shelf-life of the perishable food they buy, saving both money and the planet.

By Nicole Caldwell
1 day ago

News

Apple Reveals Goal For All Products To Be Made With 100% Recycled Materials

Apple, one of the biggest tech giants around, has set themselves extremely high goals to create their products and packaging with 100 percent reusable resources. Without a doubt, Apple going green sets the standard for the tech industry at large.

By Brian Spaen
2 days ago

Food

How To Grow Your Own Food With An Aquaponics System To Fit Any Home And Budget

Aquaponics is revolutionizing the way we grow food commercially and at home. Never heard of it before? Don't worry: Here are the basics for how you can build your own aquaculture setup at home, suitable for any budget.

By Nicole Caldwell
2 days ago

Parenting

6 Healthy Breakfast Cereals Your Kids Will Ask For In The Morning

Delicious breakfast cereals have been a staple of American diets for a long time. But many cereals are loaded with excess sugar, refined carbs, and are made from processed grains, which means their nutritional value is sorely lacking.

By Maria Cook
2 days ago

News

Scientists Discover How Wax Worms Could Be The Answer To Plastic Waste

The University of Cambridge is studying the phenomenon of wax worms digesting plastics, which typically takes centuries to degrade, in a matter of hours. Here's how this could have a huge impact on the environment and plastic waste.

By Brian Spaen
2 days ago

Parenting

5 Etsy Shops That Make Green Products Perfect For Families With Kids

Etsy, the popular marketplace for handmade items, was once known only as a place for crafters to sell their wares. But these days, many Etsy shops are booming small businesses that sell unique, sometimes one-of-a-kind products.

By Maria Cook
2 days ago

Living

How To Make Your Own Cleaning Products With Just 10 Ingredients

Packaged cleaning products can be overly specific, way too expensive, and exceedingly harmful to our health. Luckily, there isn’t a commercial cleaner on earth you can’t make yourself with very basic, eco-friendly household products.  

By Nicole Caldwell
2 days ago

Food

Here’s The Nutritional Difference Between Store-Bought And Backyard Chicken Eggs

We are what we eat. And when it comes to chickens, what they eat—or more specifically, what they forage— has a whole lot to do with the health of the eggs they lay. So how do you know which decision is best for you?

By Nicole Caldwell
2 days ago
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