The fires in the Amazon aren’t just affecting those who live there — it’s also affecting you.
Here are answers to your biggest questions about the Amazon rainforest fires.
The Earth cannot survive without the Amazon.
Could air pollution be a cause of mental health disorders?
Do your part to help stop climate change.
You’ve heard a lot about plant-based meat, but do you know what even means? Keep reading to learn more.
A meat tax is controversial, but could be effective.
The glacier's funeral is a wake-up call to protect the Earth.
How to make your home zero-waste, from the kitchen to the bathroom.
Here's everything you need to know about sunscreen and coral reefs.
This study found that it's raining plastic — here's why.
Are plastic straws really that bad?
Homemade baby food doesn't have to be intimidating.
For an easy-to-make, at-home eyelash growth serum, you only need a few household ingredients that are generally found either in bulk or in more sustainable containers than your typical products that come in single-use plastic.
Conservationists Criticize U.S. Rollbacks to Endangered Species Act — Here's Everything You Need to Know
The Trump administration made some controversial changes.
Coffee grounds have so many applications in the garden.
Did you know that tiny houses are actually really sustainable?
Here's what we need to do.
Ultimate Guide to Eco-Friendly School Lunches: Recipes, Lunchboxes, and Everything Else Your Kid May Need
Keep your kid's lunch as zero-waste as possible with these tips.
Melting ice and rising sea levels could have dire consequences.
30 bottles will get you a free ride on the Rome metro.
Here are a few tips to make the transition easier.
Being zero-waste and traveling may seem impossible — but there are definitely steps you can take to minimize your impact.
Fight the climate crisis with your dollar.
Treating your pets for fleas is stressful enough without worrying about the harmful ingredients in most medications.
Anne Hathaway is going green.
Here's everything you need to know about treating anxiety with CBD.
Gardening is a fun and rewarding hobby — not to mention, sustainable and delicious. But gardening can also be fickle, especially if the neighborhood squirrels, deer, and birds have realized how tasty your hobby is.
This could remove 85 percent of microplastics from the ocean.
The Food Date Labeling Act could help solve the U.S.'s food waste problem.
There are so many easy ways to lower your carbon footprint around the house.
The U.K.'s 5p fee on bags has been extremely effective.
Here's everything you need to know.
The Muncie police department's recent promotion was a huge success for the animal shelter.
Bye-bye, tiny bottles!
Eating locally is a crucial tenet of sustainable agriculture — which, in turn, helps all living things flourish.
Rawhide chews are popular dog treats — but are they safe?
Give and receive for free in your local Buy Nothing group.
Have you ever tried compostable bandages?
We are in debt to our planet.
Ever wondered exactly what heme is?
Anyone else hungry?
Who else is excited?
"It is time to rebel."
Trying to make your green thumb a little greener? Even if you’re just starting out, indoor plants are a great way to practice your gardening skills
The prince and the chimpanzee expert even shared a chimp-inspired dance.
Here's everything you've been wondering about vegan cheese.
Which Major Fashion Brands Are the Least Terrible? This Report Ranked Forever 21, North Face, and More
Not one brand got a perfect score.
Target just made zero-waste haircare so much easier.
Avocado isn’t just delicious — it’s also a great tool to use as a zero-waster!
A victory for animals in New York state!
These green hotels are also incredibly gorgeous.
Believe it or not, there’s a lot of waste that comes with being pregnant, starting with the pregnancy test to confirm you really are having a baby
Even after going zero-waste, you still might be screaming for ice cream. After all, it’s just that good.
Treat yo'self to some animal-free meat!
The farmers market can even help you save money.
Beyond Meat is coming to a delivery kit near you.
Shawn Mendes is Flow's new Sustainability Ambassador.
An alpinist captured a photo of the melting mountain.
Masai giraffes have gone down in population by almost 50 percent.
Scotland's Wind Energy Just Set a New Record, Putting Country on Track for 100% Renewable Electricity in 2020
Scotland's wind turbines are killing it.
Not only is lavender one of the most delicious-smelling herbs out there, but it’s also one of the most resilient and useful around the house.
Elephant and rhino populations are finally on the rise.
The bus stops are also great for biodiversity, absorbing carbon, and more.
Absolut’s Sustainability Efforts Have Rightfully Earned Them the Title of “Planet Earth’s Favorite Vodka”
Absolut has made sure that drinking responsibly means more than just limiting consumption — it also means doing right by the planet.
Impossible Foods has announced its newest venture.
The green fuel is safer, more eco-friendly, energy efficient, and affordable.
If you think vinegar is just for pickling vegetables or for making homemade dressings, then prepare to be amazed by all the surprisingly wonderful things vinegar can do around the house.
Lab-grown meat and plant-based meat are on the rise.
The summit will take place in mid-July.
Your actions can make a difference.
Interested in finding out how to use soap nuts in your laundry routine?
Get ready to flax up your hair.
The results are pretty harsh.
Wild Type wants to change the way we eat fish.
Americans spend around 90 percent of their time indoors — and indoor air can often be harsher than outdoor air.
Do you know which method is more sustainable: hand-washing the dishes or using a dishwasher? Oddly enough, the answer may surprise you.
Keeping yourself and your own carbon footprint in check as a zero-waster is difficult enough. Throw a pet into the picture though and that’s a lot more waste to deal with.
The group smashed the world record and recovered thousands of pounds of ocean trash.
Sea turtles could soon be off the endangered list!
This School Cafeteria Is the 'Greenest Restaurant in the World,' So We Interviewed Co-Founder Rebecca Amis
If you don't want people thinking you bought wart ointment, you should probably remember your tote bags.
Plants are a good way to naturally deter mosquitoes — without any additional waste, to boot.
Here's what we can do about it.
Renewable energy is the future.
The Plant Shoe can be composted at its end-of-life.
Plants are going extinct far too quickly.
Canada finally passed a bill protecting marine mammals.
Green Matters spoke with Poshmark's co-founder to learn about the new Home Market.
Starbucks Launches Returnable, Reusable Coffee Cups at Gatwick Airport — Here's How the Scheme Works
Gatwick Airport's Starbucks is promoting reusables and taking the burden off the consumer.
Other than going for a swim, here are six ways to protect oceans in honor of World Oceans Day.
United Airlines Flies "Flight for the Planet," an Eco-Friendly Flight With Less Emissions and Low Waste
United flew a "Flight for the Planet" on World Environment Day.
Jay-Z just invested in yet another vegan business.
World Environment Day 2019's theme is air pollution.
This isn’t their first offense: They previously paid a $40 million penalty for illegally dumping oil-contaminated waste.
Children will now be able to enjoy the circus without the animal cruelty.
To be eligible to win one of the coveted bibs, all you have to do is make the planet a little cleaner.
Baking soda could be your zero-waste secret ingredient — especially when it comes to cleaning your home!
The major dog meat market is finally shutting down — but there's a catch.
With its signature blend of 11 herbs and spices, of course.
Here are my initial thoughts on Loop's first round.
All 11 organizations are doing incredible work for their Baltimore communities.
The law is called "Graduation Legacy for the Environment Act."
The neighborhood will be "net zero," meaning it generates as much energy as it consumes.
Behati Prinsloo is a Global Ambassador for Save The Rhino Trust Namibia.
Here's why the North Atlantic right whale's population is so low.
Malaysia is done with developed nations' plastics.
Botswana will issue 400 elephant hunting licenses every year.
Here are a few ways to protect turtles and tortoises.
Another dolphin was found on the beach with plastic in his body.
Dead bodies in Washington state can now nourish the soil instead of pollute it.
Come fall, Prada will no longer use animal fur in any of its collections.
Nuuly will launch this summer, for $88 a month.
The U.K. government will ban these single-use plastic items sometime between October 2019 and 2020, but the public can comment before then.
Susie Faux, creator of the capsule wardrobe in the '70s, talks to Green Matters about the growing relevancy of the minimalist clothing movement she started.
Fast fashion may seem good for your wallet — but it’s bad for the planet.
CO2 is more prominent in the atmosphere than methane — but less potent.
"We’re really trying to go back to the imagery of the milkman," Loop VP Tony Rossi tells Green Matters.
Adopt, don't shop!
Vegan leather sounds like an oxymoron — because it is — but it’s also a better alternative to real leather.
Your summer swimwear can be cute and sustainable.
England will have at least 130,000 more trees planted come 2021.
These certifications will make it easier for you to know whether your clothes are made and distributed in a sustainable fashion.
These products give ocean plastic a new life.
Green Matters spoke with two Broadway Green Captains to learn more.
Kristen Bell loves thrift shopping just as much as you do.
Renting your clothing is a good way to make sure that you aren’t contributing as much to the landfill.
Shopping secondhand means not only scoring deals, but also lowering your impact.
A garment can produce 1,900 microfibers in just one wash cycle.
When it comes to buying a diamond, you should make the ethical and sustainable choice — here’s why.
If you’re looking for the best places to donate your clothes, look no further — these are the places you should donate your clothes.
Anyone else hungry?
Going zero-waste doesn’t mean having to sacrifice your self-care routine!