Safety is everything when it comes to choosing a car seat, but there's more to consider than just crash safety. Here's how to manage these important and under-discussed factors and choose a car seat that's right for you.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Most adults know that America has a food waste problem (10% of all food in U.S. supermarkets is wasted--around 40 billion pounds a year!). But adults don't have to tackle this problem alone. Kids can help too!
People spend more than 90 percent of their time indoors. But our dwellings are subject to all kinds of air pollutants, from pollen and pet dander to molds and bacteria.
If every person in America adopted only a couple of these habits, we could improve air and water quality, save thousands of tons of trash from landfills, and even save a decent amount of money in the process.
Like many people, we try to eat somewhat healthy in-between going to happy hour and ordering Seamless. While we know things like greens and whole grains are good for us, what about the health fads that pop up telling us to change our diet?
Traveling can be a great experience for many of us, yet we often don’t stop to consider the ecological impact of our travels. For travelers with a desire to do good, these five places around the world will speak to your eco-friendly heart.
Going "green" is one of those things a lot of people want to do, but they don't exactly know how to do it. Living a greener lifestyle doesn't have to be difficult or overwhelming. Here are seven easy things you can do to make a difference.
One of the common misconceptions about clean eating is that it's expensive. And when you've got a tight budget, meal planning comes with its challenges. If you’ve thought about improving your diet here are a few easy tips to help you out.
When it comes to shopping for apparel, things can get overwhelming, fast. Many shoppers take into account style, fit, price, and comfort before making a single purchase. In recent years, we’re seen a growing movement of fashion-related concerns that are less about fit and much more about the clothes themselves. Shoppers are starting to wonder about just where their clothing came from, and how their outfit may impact the environment.
Without a doubt, there are a lot of health benefits that come along with drinking a cup or two of coffee. Research shows that safe caffeine consumption via your favorite piping hot mug can help in more ways than you'd expect.