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What Is the Difference Between Organic and Non-GMO? Here's What You Should KnowDoes organic mean non-GMO? Here's what each term means, and the difference between the two so you can better understand the terms and phrases.
Cruelty-Free Perfumes and FragrancesIf you want to smell great without harming animals, try out these 12 cruelty-free and vegan fragrances.
What Is SCOBY? You'll Need It to Make Your Own KombuchaLearn what SCOBY is and how you can make your own kombucha.
15 Best Allergy-Friendly Halloween Candy and TreatsHere are the best options when it comes to being allergy-friendly this Halloween.
Vegan Options at Subway, From the Veggie Delite to a DIY SandwichIt is totally possible to eat vegan at Subway. You just have to know what to order.
Does Ethical Beeswax Exist? Here's What Cruelty-Free Sources SayDoes ethical beeswax exist? Find out if beeswax candles and beeswax wraps are ethical, sustainable, and cruelty-free, plus more ethical alternatives.
Is Roundup Safe to Use on Vegetables? Here's What You Should KnowRoundup is a glyphosate-based herbicide that is commonly used to kill weeds in gardens nationwide — but is it safe to use in a vegetable garden?
Is Preen Safe for Vegetable Gardens? What to Know Before Using ItIs Preen safe for vegetable gardens? Here's what you should know before using the weed killer and preventer on any type oof food you're growing.
How to Can Peaches: A Step-by-Step GuideAlthough peaches are seasonal up North, they're are a year-round staple in some areas. Therefore, learning to can peaches is necessary to learn.
Jane Fonda's History of Social and Environmental ActivismIn 2020, actress and activist Jane Fonda flew to Minnesota to oppose the Line 3 — take a look back at her history of environmental and social activism.
How to Use Soap Nuts to Make Your Laundry Routine Zero-WasteIf you've ever wondered about using soap nuts to make your laundry routine zero-waste, read on.
These 10 Foods Can Naturally Induce LaborAre you pregnant and looking to induce labor? These 10 foods naturally induce labor in pregnant people.
DIY Mosquito Repellent That's Eco-Friendly, Safe, and *Actually* EffectiveLearn how you can DIY your way to a mosquito-free summer with this repellent!
Thinking of Going Zero Waste? Here’s What to Do With the Plastic You Already HaveTerraCycle helps you get rid of plastic you already have.
How Environmentally Friendly Is Resin? What to Know About the Popular Crafting MaterialCrafting with resin is becoming more and more popular as people pick up the DIY hobby, but is it environmentally-friendly? Everything you need to know about DIY-ing with resin.
Here's Why a Houseboat Might Be a More Sustainable Living OptionIf you're interested in living sustainably on a houseboat, here's everything you need to know about how eco-friendly the lifestyle actually is.
What Certifications to Look for When Clothes Shopping SustainablyThese certifications will make it easier for you to know whether your clothes are made and distributed in a sustainable fashion.
Why Isn't Black Plastic Recyclable? Here's What You Should KnowCertain types of plastic — namely black plastic — is recycled differently than others of the like. That said, here's how to dispose of it properly.
7 Plant-Based Breakfast Ideas, to Start the Day off Ethically, Healthily, and SustainablyNeed some new ieas for your plant-based breakfasts? These 7 plant-based breakfast ideas are packed with nutrients, and will start your day off right.
Greta Thunberg's School Climate Strike: What You Need to KnowTeenage environmental activist Greta Thunberg has traveled the world in the name of stopping the current climate crisis, but did she drop out of high school to do it? Find out if 18-year-old Thunberg is in school in 2021.
Some Vegans Don't Eat Avocados — Here's WhyWhy don't all vegans eat avocados? Some refrain from eating them for sustainability and ethical reasons — keep reading for more on the matter.
If You Stream Your Music, Here's What You Should Do With All Those Old CDsNowadays, most people stream their music digitally. But what are you supposed to do with your old CDs? Here's how to recycle, resell, or reuse them.
How to Get Started Urban Gardening, What to Buy, and MoreWant access to fresh-grown produce right at your home but live in a city? Urban gardening is a small-space solution that only requires a rooftop.
Big on Gardening? What You Should Know About GlyphosateIs glyphosate safe for humans? The herbicide has attracted a decent amount of attention in recent years for many possible negative side effects.
Everything You Need to Know About Natural InsecticidesAre natural insecticides safe? Although they're meant to keep away pests, they can still potentially harm gardeners and local residents alike.
How to Adjust Your Rescue Pup: Experts Explain the 3-3-3 Method (Exclusive)Have you heard of the 3-3-3 rule when it comes to bringing home a rescue dog? Here's everything you need to know about adjusting your rescue pup.
How to Keep Natural Hair Moisturized For a Fully Hydrated LookDry hair got you down? Many types of natural hair could use some help with hydration, so keep it moisturized with these 7 natural beauty tricks.
Is There Mica in Your Makeup? You May Want to Opt for Mica-Free ProductsMica mining often violates child labor laws, but many makeup brands use mica — find out which are mica-free and which ethically source their mica.
These Are the Best Plant-Based Egg Substitutes for Baking — and EatingAre you vegan or vegetarian, looking for an alternative to eggs? These are the 15 best plant-based egg substitutes, according to longtime vegans.
These Reusable Cotton Rounds Are Sustainable Alternatives to Single-Use Facial WipesReady to switch to reusable cotton rounds? Everything you need to know about reusable cotton rounds, plus 7 of our favorite ones.
7 All-Natural Dog Foods to Keep Your Pup HealthyLooking for the best all-natural dog foods? Here are a few of our favorite options, to keep your pets happy and healthy, at no environmental cost.
6 of Our Favorite Organic TamponsOrganic tampons can lower the environmental impact of your menstrual cycle — and they're much better for you and the planet.
Is It Safe to Eat GMOs? Here's What the Science SaysIs it safe to eat GMOs? Keep reading all about the history and potential future of GMOs.
Organic Coffee — Benefits, Where to Buy It, and the Best BrandsIs organic coffee better than non-organic? There are certain benefits to drinking an organic cup of java — here's which brands you should buy.
How to Upcycle Those Wire Coat Hangers From the Dry Cleaner'sIf you aren't ready to get rid of and recycle those wire coat hangers from the dry cleaner's or clothing store, here are a few ways to upcycle them.
Are There Reusable or Biodegradable Trash Bags? An InvestigationLiving a low-waste or zero-waste lifestyle means using as many reusable items as possible — that leads us to wonder: do reusable trash bags exist?
A Step-by-Step Guide on Making Your Own Natural CandlesWhether you're looking for a new bathroom fragrance, or if you're seeking out mood lighting for your room, here's how to make natural candles.
Is It Possible to Eat Vegan at Taco Bell? How to Make Your Order Plant-BasedWhether you ate fast food before you went vegan, or if you simply want an on-the-go plant-based option, here's how to order a vegan meal at Taco Bell.
The Best Eco-Friendly Flosses for Zero WastersFortunately, there are a few eco-friendly floss options out there.
A Guide to Keeping Backyard ChickensIf you're looking for a sustainable addition to your home, here's a guide on how to keep backyard chickens.
These Natural Sleep Aids Will Help You Catch Some Much-Needed Z'sIf you have trouble falling asleep, over-the-counter sleep aids might not be the way to go — take a look at these natural sleep aids, to catch some z's.
How to Make a DIY Fruit Fly Trap, to Ensure Your Home Is Pest-FreeIf you have a problem with one of the most common household pests, these DIY fruit fly traps will get rid of them organically and safely.
How to Start Your Own Greenhouse 101Whether you're looking to make your home greener, or if you're looking to sell plants locally, here's how to start your own greenhouse.
What Can GMOs Actually Do to Your Body? Here's What Experts ThinkDo GMOs have side effects? Some believe them to cause allergies and birth defects, while others maintain it's simply a myth — here are the facts.
Looking to Help Combat Climate Change? Donate to These Sustainability CharitiesIf you're looking to help combat the effects of global warming, donate money to any one of these highly praised climate change charities.
Are Tiny Houses Sustainable? Here's How They Can Save You Money and EnergyHow sustainable, really, is a tiny house? They can save you money and energy, but they're not for everyone.
Organic Protein Powder vs. Non-Organic — Which Should You Opt For?Is organic protein powder better than non-organic protein powder? Here's the
Is Humankind Completely Liable for Global Warming? Here's What Experts ThinkIs climate change completely caused by humankind? Here's what we think, based on the leading climate change contributors.
Zero-Waste Skincare: 5 Low-Impact Face Masks You Can Make at HomeYou can make these face masks at home with resources you likely already have in order to keep your impact down.