2020’s Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen Are Here, To Help You Shop for Pesticide-Free Produce
The Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen were just released by the EWG, providing guidance on shopping for pesticide-free produce.
7 Ways to Make Your Yoga Practice More Eco-Friendly
Yoga is pretty earth-friendly in itself, but there are a few ways to make your practice even greener.
Hilary Duff Is Swapping Out Single-Use Products for the Planet: "It Becomes Easier and Easier"
Hilary Duff opened up about her sustainable living journey in a cover story for Parents magazine's Mother Earth Issue.
Grocery Shopping Online vs. Delivery vs. In-Store — Which Has the Lowest Emissions?
A new study believes this is the lowest-impact way to buy consumable groceries.
10 Experiential Holiday Gift Ideas to Keep Things Zero-Waste
Share experiences, not waste.
CBD Dog Treats: Are They Safe, and Do They Really Work?
Here's what you need to know about giving your dog CBD.
These Remedies Will Relieve Your Allergies — Naturally
If you know the misery of constantly sneezing, reaching for a tissue to address that runny nose, and perpetually watery eyes, then chances are, you’re affected by allergies.
Our Guide to Organic Sheets and Organic Mattresses — Eco-Friendly and Non-Toxic Options
Make your bed eco-friendly and toxin-free.
Are Diapers Biodegradable? Here Are the Most Sustainable Diaper Options
Single-use diapers account for 2 percent of the U.S.'s landfill waste.
Reef-Friendly Sunscreen — Why It's Important, Plus Our Recommendations
Here's everything you need to know about sunscreen and coral reefs.
How to Make Baby Food at Home
Homemade baby food doesn't have to be intimidating.
How to Use Coffee Grounds in Your Home Garden
Coffee grounds have so many applications in the garden.
Benefits of a Tiny Home: Everything You Need to Know About the Eco-Friendly Houses
Did you know that tiny houses are actually really sustainable?
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.
How Anne Hathaway Is Raising a Zero-Waste Family and Making Film Sets Greener
Anne Hathaway is going green.
How "Buy Nothing" Facebook Groups Work to Create a Gift Economy in Communities
Give and receive for free in your local Buy Nothing group.
How to Use Soap Nuts to Make Your Laundry Routine Zero-Waste
Interested in finding out how to use soap nuts in your laundry routine?
6 Ways to Fight Food Waste at Home
Eliminating waste is easier when it's in your control — check out these small tips that'll make a big difference.
5 Environmentally Friendly Party Favor Ideas
Creating a sustainable goodie bag can be easy, fun, and affordable.
The 1000 Hours Outside Challenge Pushes Parents To Get Kids Into Nature
A mom came up with the 1000 Hours Outside Challenge to get her kids spending more time away from their screens — and now she's inspiring other parents to do the same.
This Company Makes Toys From Recycled Plastic
Green Toys makes beach pails, rockets, and Sesame Street gardening kits out of recycled plastic milk jugs.
4 Types Of Plastic-Free Straws Perfect For Kids
Reusable straw options for plastic-free drinking
This Easy Essential Oil Blend Is The Perfect DIY Summer Bug Spray
This is a great all-natural alternative to conventional bug repellants.
7 Eco-Friendly Products Perfect For Your Family Pet
Whether it's a talkative parrot, a slippery snake or just good old Fido, millions of people nowadays consider their pets part of the family. That's why we've rounded up seven green products for eco-conscious pet owners of every kind.
Nature Preschools Offer Kids An Education Classrooms Can't
The rising popularity of nature preschools confirms it: The outdoors are essential for well-developed thinkers.
4 Companies That Sell Organic Stuffed Animals Your Kid Will Love
Here's where to find safe, certified organic plush toys, including stuffed teddy bears and narwhals.
Your Guide To Sustainable Summer Beach Essentials For The Whole Family
Summer's coming! Get ready to be a beach bum with this sustainable gear, from organic towels to recycled sandals the whole family will love.
8 Eco-Friendly Party Supplies For A Sustainable Celebration
Swap your plastic forks for compostable cutlery.
This Children's Book Is Made Of Recycled Plastic
"How Pippa Became The Queen of the Ocean" is the first children’s book about ocean pollution to be created with upcycled ocean trash.
Jessica Alba Gets Real About How She Makes 'The Honest Company' Thrive
Movie star turned business mogul, Jessica Alba, has been making headlines ever since she launched The Honest Company. At a recent NYC event, Alba discusses what she has learned through experiences in the green beauty industry and what makes a sustainable company work.
These 9 Vegan YouTubers Make Easy, Healthy, and Indulgent Plant-Based Recipes
These vegan YouTubers all share delicious recipes that you can make on a budget.
5 Tips to Get Kids of All Ages Involved in the Kitchen
Your child is about to become your sous-chef.
Bulk for Beginners: How to Shop in the Grocery Store’s Bulk Section
The bulk section can be intimidating at first — but this guide will help anyone, from new shoppers to seasoned pros.
'Big Bang Theory' Star Melissa Rauch Releases Free Children's Book 'The Tales of Tofu,' Making Healthy Eating Fun and Accessible
Rauch hopes the book will give children a positive and fun association with healthy eating.
How to Recycle Your Car Seat at Target and Get 20% Off New Baby Gear
Target just announced its latest trade-in event.
NYC's New Plant-Based Medicine Program Is Healing High Cholesterol and Obesity With More Plants and Less Medicine
Dr. Sapana Shah chats with Green Matters about Bellevue's new plant-based medicine program.
Everything You Need to Know About the Youth Climate Strike on March 15
Here's how to get involved, whether or not you're a student.
If You Love Animals, Don't Visit Zoos or Aquariums — Consider This Ethical Option Instead
Visiting zoos and aquariums are not the best way to show your love for animals.
Girl Scouts Is Fostering Young Environmental Leaders as Programs Expand to Address Climate Change
The Girl Scouts are about so much more than cookies.
Trader Joe's Is Listening to Customers and Reducing Plastic In Its Stores
The new initiative will save 1 million pounds of plastic a year.
The U.S. Sucks at Recycling, and This 9-Year-Old Is Trying to Fix It
Ryan of Ryan's Recycling is the newest spokesperson for Recycle Across America.
Pit Bull and Stray Kitten Form an Unlikely Bond in Pixar's Newest Short Film 'Kitbull'
Kitbull will have you wanting to run to your local animal shelter.
The U.K.'s First Certified Flushable Wet Wipes Are Finally Here
The U.K. rolled out a new "Fine to Flush" certification for wet wipes, and one brand has already come through with a flushable wipe.
California Legislator Proposes Bill to End Animal Dissection Statewide
Animal dissection could be a thing of the past in California if the new RAISE Act becomes law.
Barbie Goes Green With New Careers in Wildlife Conservationism, Entomology, and More
Barbie is pushing past her plastic origins to take on new careers as a wildlife conservationist, a polar marine biologist, and more.
Why It’s Time to Make the Switch to Compostable Band-Aids
Switching to compostable band-aids is a small change you can make to lower your impact.
Crayola’s ColorCycle Lets You Recycle Any Markers — Not Just Their Own
Crayola wants to help you recycle any markers — not just their own.
How to Have a Low-Impact Holiday Season
The holidays are often associated with excess — for good reason; if you're looking to minimize your impact this holiday season, following these tips is a good place to start.
How To Make DIY Slime With Super Safe Ingredients
Kids will love making this homemade slime — and parents will love that all the ingredients are safe for their children.