More From Andrew Krosofsky
The Best Zero-Waste and Organic Baby Food BrandsThese natural and organic baby food brands are a great way to pack nutrition and flavor into a small, sometimes sustainable package.
I Just Accidentally Ate Moldy Bread — Are There Actual Health Risks?Moldy bread certainly looks fuzzy and disgusting, but are there actual health risks if you inadvertently eat a moldy slice? What will happen?
Why You Shouldn't Take Expired MedicineExpired medicine is a fixture of many American medicine cabinets, but what happens if you accidentally take some of it?
These Natural Tips and Tricks Can Keep Fleas and Ticks Off Your DogThese natural flea and tick prevention techniques are perfect for pet parents who want to keep their pups free of pests.
Which Bee Species Are Endangered — and How You Can HelpSeveral species of bees have been added to the endangered species list in recent years and here is why they are in trouble.
How to Get Rid of Carpenter Bees — NaturallyThese natural carpenter bee repellents should clear the little buggers out of your home for good.
Care and Feeding Tips for Wild Baby BirdsHere are some care and feeding tips for baby birds — and a few reasons why you shouldn't really use them.
How Climate Change Affects DroughtsDroughts are ravaging the western half of the U.S. and many believe that climate change is the main culprit.
When Will the Cicadas Go Away?Many people know that cicadas only show up every 17 years, but how long do those cicadas stick around before they go away again?
Natural Ways to Get Rid of TicksThese natural methods for getting rid of ticks are an easy way to ensure a safe, Lyme-free summer.
So, You've Been Stung by a Stingray — What Happens Next?Stingrays became known as sand-swimming villains following Steve Irwin’s death, but what happens when a stingray stings you?
‘Penguin Town’ Netflix Special Explores the Strange Life of Africa's Endangered PenguinsNetflix’s 'Penguin Town' explores the effect of overfishing on the habitats of an endangered species of African penguin.
These Are the Most Drought-Resistant Plants, Flowers, and GrassesThese drought-tolerant plants, flowers, and grasses can survive in some of the driest conditions imaginable.
Delicious Recipes to Celebrate National Eat Your Vegetables DayNational Eat Your Vegetables Day might be the perfect foray into vegan or vegetarian eating.
6 Effective and Natural Tips for Keeping Squirrels Out of the GardenHow do you keep squirrels out of the garden?
Stop Wishcycling — It Is Detrimental to the Recycling ProcessWishcycling might sound innocuous, even lighthearted, but its existence is actually quite damaging to the whole recycling process.
Why You Need to Wash Your RecyclingRinsing out your recyclables isn’t just good recycling etiquette, its necessary in some cases.
Foiled Again: Our Quick Guide to Recycling Aluminum Foil ProperlyTin cans are known to be highly recyclable, but how does one recycle aluminum foil properly?
Do All Ticks Carry Lyme Disease?Lyme disease is a serious illness for pets and humans alike, but how do you know which ticks carry it and which are carrying something even worse?
This Is What Happens When You Get Struck by LightningThey say lightning never strikes twice, but what happens if you get struck even once?
The Ultimate Sacrifice: Why Bees Die After They StingBees have amazing defenses and adaptations, but why do they die after stinging?
Pearls: The Cruel, Unsustainable Truth About How They Are MadeDo oysters make pearls to make them more desirable to humans or is this process little more than a happy accident.
‘Building Off the Grid’ Is More Than Just Entertaining TV — the Lifestyle Can Be Sustainable'Building Off the Grid' has been around since 2016, and the show is a great vehicle for teaching people how to live a sustainable lifestyle.
Is Any Type of Plastic Considered Eco-Friendly?Plastic is both a pollutant and a necessary component of our daily lives, but can plastic ever be eco-friendly?
Tips For Building a DIY Outdoor Fireplace, Safely and EfficientlyIt can be relatively easy and inexpensive to build your own DIY outdoor fireplace, as long as you adhere to these simple tips and instructions.
How to Build and Furnish an Eco-Friendly HouseEco-friendly homes are only effective if they possess certain qualities, so what goes into making a house eco-friendly?
These Companies Are Upcycling Food Waste Into All New ProductsThe upcycled food trend is turning ugly vegetables and formerly wasted grains into new and impressive edibles.
Bamboo: Is It As Eco-Friendly As Everyone Seems to Think?Bamboo has been steadily gaining popularity as a sustainable textile and building material, but is bamboo actually eco-friendly, or is it greenwashing?
The Next Solar Storm Is in 2025 — Will It Pose a Risk to the People of Planet Earth?Are solar storms dangerous to humans? Or are they just part of the sun’s natural process? Here's what scientists know about the natural phenomena.
Would Climate Change Happen Without Humans?We tend to lay the responsibility for climate change at our own feet, but many believe that climate change would have eventually happened even without our help.
How to Recycle SiliconeSilicone is a remarkable material that’s far more eco-friendly than plastic, but is silicone recyclable?
Tips for Cooling Down an Overheating DogSummer can be an uncomfortable time for a dog, but how do you cool down your dog if it gets so hot outside that they overheat?
That Isn't Summer Rain — It's Cicada PeeBillions of cicadas will emerge from beneath the Earth across 15 U.S. states this summer, and all those cicadas are going to have to pee at some point.
'Meerkat Manor' Is Coming Back — How to WatchOn June 5, 2021, Meerkat Manor returns to the BBC and Animal Planet, but what can we expect from this new family of meerkats?
A Simple, Easy Guide to Planting Grass SeedAnyone can learn how to plant grass seed, and this helpful guide will show you how.
How Pollution and Other Environmental Effects Can Affect Human DNAOur environment can affect many aspects of our lives, but can the environment change our DNA?
How Coffee Grounds Can Boost Your Garden's HealthAdding coffee to your home garden can give even the most stubborn plants a much-needed caffeine boost.
Sore Throat, Hives, and Allergies: Here's What Pollen Can Do to YouEven if you’re not strictly allergic, pollen can cause all sorts of unpleasant symptoms.
How Home Gardening Can Benefit the EnvironmentGardening can be a very therapeutic way of reconnecting with nature, but did you know that it can also help the environment?
What to Do When Your Dog Is ConstipatedHow do you help your constipated dog? Here's a hint, you might have to get your hands dirty.
Pollen Season Is an Annual Ordeal for Many, but How Long Does It Last?If you have allergies, pollen season can be an irritating, annual ordeal, but how long does it last?
7 Beautiful Plants That Grow Better in Shade Than SunlightThese amazing plants grow better in shade and gloom than in direct sunlight.
Plant pH: Exploring the Pros and Cons of Gardening With LimeLime can be a difficult tool to use in gardening. So how do you know which plants need it and which would do better without it?
Allergy Season Is Upon Us — Can Air Purifiers Really Help?Experts say that air purifiers can help lessen the effect of allergies, but is this assertion based on science or purely false advertising?
These DIY Ant Traps Are Pesticide-FreeAnts can be troublesome household pests in the summertime, but these DIY ant traps will help you get rid of the annoying little buggers without pesticides.
5 All-Natural and Eco-Friendly Hardwood Floor Cleaner RecipesIf you’re tired of using all those harmful chemicals in your home, then try these handy DIY floor hardwood floor cleaners.
A Look Into Natural Gas Extraction: Fracking, Horizontal, and Vertical DrillingNatural gas is often touted as a “clean-burning” fossil fuel, but how it is extracted is anything but clean.
Organic Foods: Are They Really Healthier?People generally accept that organic foods are good for you, but are they actually healthier for you than the alternative options? Here are our findings.
White Vinegar Is Amazingly Useful Around the Home, but Is It a Disinfectant?White vinegar seems to have a myriad of uses, but is it also disinfectant?
8 Indoor Plants That Will Beautify Your Home and Clean Your AirThere are many beautiful house plants that you can use to decorate your home, but did you know that some of them can help filter the air?