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- K-Cups are convenient but harsh on the planet — consider these alternatives instead.
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.
Here Are The 8 Best Houseplants For Every PersonalitySee what the best houseplant is for you based on your personality!
8 Yoga Subscription Boxes To Help You Find ZenThese yoga subscription boxes are the best way to treat yourself or any yogi in your life.
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.
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?
Why You Need To Detox Your BedroomDetoxing your bedroom has some surprising benefits.
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.
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.
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.
5 Ways To Host An Eco-Friendly Labor Day PartyMake your end Labor Day party sustainable this year.
Zero-Waste Laundry OptionsLearn how to minimize your impact while doing laundry.
How to Detox Your BedroomLearn how to detox your bedroom and optimize your health.
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.
7 Documentaries and Sitcoms to Stream on Earth DayIn honor of Earth Day, spend some time watching a documentary or show about the Earth.
Parents Want Schools to Teach Children About Climate Change, Survey ShowsAccording to a new poll, most parents think teachers should teach children about climate change in school.
This Massive Sculpture Is Made From Defunct Escalator StairsChris Fox has repurposed the old wooden escalator in a protected train station in Sydney, Australia into a piece of art called the "Interloop"
This Home Is Both Heated And Cooled By The EarthThe Ravine Residence in Iowa is geothermally cooled and heated, which means it connect through a piping system to the stable temperatures of the earth beneath the surface.
Millennial Shopping Habits Show They Spend More With Eco-Friendly BrandsAccording to the Fast Company, The Shelton Group has discovered that mostly millennials are driving the push for companies to go green.
Beach House With 'Two Skins' Keeps Home Cool All SummerA Chilean beach house stabilizes temperatures with two insulated layers — pine walls contain the insulation by mineral wool, coated with zinc to keep humidity from building up.
These Prefabricated 'Hobbit Homes' Are The Cutest Way To Have A Green RoofGreen Magic Homes has created a line of prefabricated homes that are seemingly inspired by 'Lord of the Rings', but come in a variety of shapes and sizes.
LED Bulbs Reduced 570 Million Tons Of Carbon Emissions In 2017According to a study released by IHS Markit, 570 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions were reduced thanks to the use of LED bubls.
Nest Bedding Is Making A 100% Recycled Cardboard Bedroom SetNest Bedding is launching Bedgami, America's first cardboard platform bed, which can be assembled and dissembled without the use of tools.
This Solar-Powered Prefab House Can Be Installed In A Single DayA M.A.DI. house can be installed in a single day, and it doesn't require a foundation — plus they can be live in permanently or used for temporary installations.
Solar-Powered Windows Are Efficient Enough To Generate 80% Of U.S. PowerThe National Renewable Energy Laborator has developed solar-powered windows that use enhanced thermochromic technology, which coverts sunlight into usable energy.
This Coffee Machine Reduces Energy Use For An Eco-Friendly CupIberital, a product company in Spain, has designed a more eco-friendly coffee machine call Vision, which minimizes the machine's energy consumption by 50 percent.
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.
What Are Microfibers? Here's What You Can Do to Avoid ThemHere's everything you need to know about microfibers and how they affect the environment.
This Community Uses Old Christmas Trees To Rebuild Sand DunesA local chapter of the Surfrider Foundation in Cape Fear, North Carolina, have a tradition of burying their Christmas trees on the beach, which helps rebuild sand dunes in the area.
Clean Energy Doesn't Have To Cost YouDrift offers clean, local electricity at low cost to customers in New York with a radical new approach.
Amazon Is Making It Easier Than Ever To Save Money And The Planet This Earth WeekIn celebration of Earth Day, Amazon Renewed is promoting their line of certified refurbished products all week long.
Singapore Researchers Develop Air Conditioner That Uses 40% Less EnergyResearchers at the National University of Singapore created a water-based air conditioner that doesn't use mechanical compressors, saves electricity and can save drinking water.
'Casa Pollo' Is An Eco-Friendly Home Built From Recycled MaterialsOff the coast of Chile, Casa Pollo — made from recycled materials such as zinc plates and reused wood — sits on Chiloe Island.
This Cardboard Home Lasts At Least 50 Years And Is 100% RecyclableThe Wikkelhouse is made of sustainable materials and is more durable than it sounds.
This Countertop Eco-Friendly Dishwasher Is A Game-Changer For Small ApartmentsHeatworks partnered with Frog to create a small-sized, internet-connected dishwasher that is eco-friendly and sits on the countertop.
'Hand Over' Builds Eco-Friendly Homes For Egypt's Low-Income CommunitiesThe organization Hand Over is building eco-friendly homes for low-income communities in Egypt while also offering opportunities to locals to volunteer in construction process.
Study Finds Being A Homebody Is Great For The PlanetAccording to a study by Joule, the average American is spending eight more dats at home in 2012 compared to 10 years ago, reducing national energy consumption by 1,700 trillion BTUs.
IKEA Buys Huge Forest In Alabama For Ethically Sourced TimberIKEA purchased a forest in Lownde County, Alabama, to sustain its furniture production — joining the 250,000 acres of forests IKEA owns in Europe.
Unique Eco-Friendly Homes Provide Safe Housing For Displaced CommunitiesThe non-profit Cal-Earth is creating sustainable structures called SuperAdobe homes, which can house displaced communities of refugees from natural disasters or political conflicts.
An Eco-Friendly Designer Tells Us How To Build A Clean HomeRobin Wilson uses sustainable building practices and materials to create clean homes.
This Eco-Chic Home Decor Centers Sustainable And Upcycled WoodTree is a furniture company that uses eco-friendly materials such as sustainably sourced wood, upcycled materials, and chemical free organic fabrics.
This Beehive Is Making It Easy For People To Start Their Own ApiaryFlow Hive is eliminating some of the difficulty and making beekeeping far more feasible for the amateur apiarist.
The Surprising Mental and Physical Health Benefits of HouseplantsIt is important to add a few living plants to our homes, because they make a difference in the atmosphere.
This 3D Printed House Can Be Built In Less Than 48 HoursICON and New Story are developing a 3D printer that can build an entire house,.
'Loop' Launches in the U.S., Bringing Customers the Products They Love in a Milkman ModelLoop has fainlly launched in the U.S., and we spoke with Loop's VP of Development to learn more about the platform's milkman model.