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Get Free Makeup From MAC By Returning Your Empty ContainersBack to MAC offers free lipstick in exchange for your empty makeup containers.
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Costco Debuts 2 Plant-Based Meals In Food CourtIt will soon be easy to eat vegan in Costco's food court.
Scientists Think They Can Get Energy From Ocean WavesScientist may have unlocked a new source of renewable energy — ocean waves.
Why Are Plastic Straws Bad For The Environment?Starbucks, Marriott, and Portland are banning plastic straws, but why are they considered bad?
Meat And Dairy Corporations Could Soon Beat Oil As World's Worst PollutersFood agriculture could soon edge out oil as the world's worst pollutor.
4 Eco-Friendly K-Cups You Can Swap Into Your KeurigK-Cups are convenient but harsh on the planet — consider these alternatives instead.
This Company Makes Toys From Recycled PlasticGreen Toys lives up to its name — and makes toys from recycled plastic.
This Zoo Wants To Save Geoffrey The Toys ‘R Us Giraffe For A Conservation CampaignThis zoo thinks that Geoffrey, the Toys 'R Us mascot, is the perfect face for their conservation campaign.
Can Swimming Pools Be Sustainable?Here's what it takes for swimming pools to be sustainable.
What's The Best 'Cool' Pillowcase?See which "cool" pillowcase is the best option to stay cool like the other side of the pillow.
How To Make Your Own Citronella Beeswax CandleHere's how to make your own citronella candle to keep the bugs away this summer.
I Tried To Beat The Summer Heat With The "Egyptian Method" Of SleepingI tried the "Egyptian Method" of sleeping as a natural way to beat the heat — here's how it worked.
9 Chefs Explain How They're Reducing Waste In Their RestaurantsThese chefs have creative ways to reduce waste in their kitchens and restaurants.
5 Ethically Sourced Furniture Companies For Your Next Home MakeoverThese furniture companies source all of their materials ethically — making them better alternatives.
How Do We Build a Better Air Conditioner?Air conditioning is a treat — but can be harsh on the planet. How do we fix it?
8 Stunning Green Walls From Around The WorldThese Green Walls are as impressive as they are helpful to the environment!
These Marine Scientists Are Finding Innovative Ways To Save The Coral ReefsCoral micro-fragmenting is an experimental process that could save the coral reefs.
How Shipping Container Restaurants Became The Latest Food CrazeShipping Containers are an unlikely — but successful — trend in the world of hospitality.
What Is A Cool Roof? A Pro Explains This Affordable, Energy Efficient SystemA pro explains what a cool roof — an energy efficient alternative — really is.
What Have The Climate Mayors Accomplished In The Past Year?This is what the climate mayors have accomplished since introducing themselves and their goals.
Meet The Beekeepers Growing Hives On Rooftops And Their Own BackyardsThese beekeepers are keeping hives local — by growing them in their own backyards and roofs.
This Drone Sucks Up Trash From The Water Like A RoombaRanMarine Technology's WasteShark is an aquadrone that sucks up plastic trash, preventing it from reaching the ocean.
San Jose Is Recycling Its Plastics With A Revolutionary New MethodSan Jose has announced a pilot program with startup BioCellection, which breaks down plastic bags into reusable chemicals.
Tiny Homes Are Helping The Florida Keys Recover After Hurricane IrmaThe Florida Keys Community Land Trust is building tiny homes that will function as affordable workforce housing for residents displaced by Hurricane Irma.
Europe Is Banning Halogen LightbulbsEurope is getting a halogen lightbulb ban in September 2018.
The 'Most Beautiful Car In The World' Is Getting An Electric MakeoverJaguar is offering an electric, zero-emissions version of the E-Type convertible.
Why People Are Renting Goats To Graze Their LawnsGoat grazing rental services from Angie's List, Amazon, and more help customers clear out weeds and wildfire-sparking brush.
4 Companies That Sell Organic Stuffed Animals Your Kid Will LoveFrom Elly Lu Organics to Bears for Humanity, these toy companies make GOTS-certified organic stuffed animals through ethical, socially conscious business models.
Why Disability Activists Are Speaking Out Against Plastic Straw BansPlastic straw bans in Seattle and Starbucks fail to accommodate people with disabilities, and alternatives like bamboo and metal straws aren't helping.
Chipotle’s New Accelerator Program Will Promote Sustainable Food ProductionThe Chipotle Alumninaries Project is an accelerator program that will support farming and food tech companies through celebrity cards and mentorship from Kimbal Musk.
How A Simulation Game Is Inspiring Climate ActionA new study from researchers at MIT and UMass Lowell shows that the World Climate Simulation game is effective at increasing player knowledge of climate change, and inspiring them to stop it.
This Eco-Friendly Dog House Is the Ultimate Abode For Sustainable PupsStudio Schicketanz designed this sustainable dog house for the third annual Carmel Canine Cottages Competition fundraiser to benefit the SPCA.
Recycling Plant Workers Share Tips On What And How To RecycleRecycling plant workers explained how to keep recyclables out of the landfill on Reddit. Remember: you can't recycle plastic bags or batteries.
U.K. Unveils Plan To Eliminate Plastic Straws, Stirrers, And Cotton Swabs By 2020Following a ban on microbeads and charge on plastic bags, Environment Secretary Michael Gove revealed a new plan to eliminate single-use plastic straws, stirrers, and cotton swabs.
What Is Stone Wool? This Eco-Friendly Insulation Repels Fire And WaterStone wool, also called rock wool or mineral wool, comes from natural igneous rock and a steelmaking byproduct called slag.
How To Create An Upcycled Vase With Nontoxic PaintsHere's how you can display flowers in your home by upcycling a used wine bottle.
An Eco-Friendly Designer Tells Us How To Build A Clean HomeRobin Wilson uses sustainable building practices and materials to create clean homes.
We Tested 4 Green Cleaners For The Most Sustainable SolutionWe put four green cleaners to the test to see which is most sustainable — and effective.
Can Tiny Homes Solve Homelessness?Neighborhoods made up of tiny homes could help with the homelessness crisis, some people believe.
Where To Donate Your Old Clothes, Shoes, And GlassesHere are a few organizations where you can donate your old clothes.
7 Athletes Who Run On Plant-Based DietsVenus Williams, Colin Kaepernick, and other sports stars are adopting vegan and vegetarian diets to improve their performance.
4 New Environmental Documentaries You Can Stream Right NowThese 2018 documentaries look at nature, vegan meat, and more — and they're available to stream or rent on iTunes and Vimeo.
How Mapping Trees Can Help Endangered Lemur PopulationsA team at Duke University is identifying endangered lemur species in Madagascar by mapping food trees, and they now believe some species are further from extinction than previously thought.
World Bank Introduces A Water Bond To Raise Money For Clean OceansThe World Bank bond series is striving to raise $3 billion for international water projects that meet its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
How To Choose A Rain Barrel For Your BackyardIf you're a gardener, here's how to choose the perfect rain barrel for your backyard.
A CSA Farmer Explains Why You Should Sign Up For A Share This SummerCSA subscriptions are ideal for the summertime.
8 Eco-Friendly Party Supplies For A Sustainable CelebrationSustainable parties are possible thanks to eco-friendly party supplies.
Product Test: What's The Best Steel Water Bottle?Stainless steel water bottles are functional and trendy.
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