New Report Reveals Which Sustainable Toilet Paper Brands Are Actually Sustainable — And Which Aren't
A new report ranks the most — and the least — eco-friendly toilet paper options on the market.
A new report ranks the most — and the least — eco-friendly toilet paper options on the market.
Who knew that “going green” could mean literally going green?
Since launching last year, Monarchs in the Rough has partnered with hundreds of golf courses to preserve monarch butterfly populations.
Australia will no longer allow new products to go on the market if they aren't cruelty-free.
Of the animals examined as part of a study, 75 percent of sea turtles have increased their populations.
So many exciting plant-based foods rolled out over the past week. Anyone else feeling hungry?
The Australian prime minister announced plans to instal nine forestry hubs across the country by 2030, which will help with climate change, forestry, and jobs.
The U.K. government is also streamlining household recycling and composting collections and introducing a bottle deposit return scheme.
Bill Gates demonstrated the ways humans cause climate change in a YouTuber-style video, featuring squishy toys and a pie chart.
China is reportedly working on sending a solar power station into orbit, which will be used as energy on earth.
The study's authors also shared tips that helped the 114 restaurants in the study reduce food waste.
This is a whole new definition to the term “corporate sustainability.”
If you’re slowly becoming more aware about what goes into our food-aggregating, farming, and pesticides, then this is a great place to start.
The Mayor of Los Angeles announced plans to shut down three power plants and replace them with a clean energy source.
Senate passed the Natural Resources Management Act, a milestone moment for land conservation in the U.S.
Satellite images prove that the Earth is now greener than ever before — thanks, in part, to aggressive tree-planting plans.
Barbie is pushing past her plastic origins to take on new careers as a wildlife conservationist, a polar marine biologist, and more.
Hawaiian lawmakers are proposing a bill that would eventually ban many forms of single-use plastic.
The Good Food Institute has awarded a $3 million grant to 14 scientists working on new faux meats.
Cove is hoping to make the single-use water bottle game a little easier on the environment with its 100 percent biodegradable water bottle.
There’s a reason why plants are a zero waster’s best friend.
More than 40 percent of insect species are on the path to extinction — here's how we can stop insect populations from declining.
Seoul's mayor hopes to shut down the city's two remaining dog slaughterhouses, and eventually, the shops that sell dog meat, too.
23-year-old Amarildo Silva uses his off-time to collect abandoned tires and upcycle them into pet beds.
IBM's new recycling system VolCat can break down materials that are often difficult to recycle, and it could help cut down on fossil fuel emissions.
People are loving Mexico-based company Biofase's single-use cutlery and straws, which are made from discarded avocado pits.
If you’re looking for the best places to donate your clothes, look no further — these are the places you should donate your clothes.
Two fashion sustainability professionals share their advice for affecting change when it comes to ethical shopping — because it's so much more than boycotting fast fashion.
IKEA recently rolled out new initiatives to help support a circular business, including a new refurbished furniture program.
The vacation spot recently passed a measure banning sunscreen containing two specific chemicals, both of which have been linked to harming coral reefs.
Sure, babies need things, but there is almost always a sustainable alternative.
Lyft just announced a new feature called Green Mode, in which passengers can request to be picked up in electric cars.
An Australian city recently installed drainage nets in its water reserve, and the innovative filtration system has gone viral for being so simple yet brilliant.
Believe it or not, how you wash your dishes definitely has an impact on our environment.
The varieties of coffee that make up most of our consumption — along with a variety of others — are at risk of extinction, as per a new study.
Tech startup Ampaire is upcycling a Cessna airplane to run on electric power, and the company is hoping to be the first to operate an electric aircraft on a commercial airline.
This could mean a major change for the Great Barrier Reef.
Plastic pollution continues to be a huge problem for marine animals.
Traveling isn’t an excuse to abandon your plant-based lifestyle — especially when more people seem to be following a vegan diet than ever.
Since 2013, the efforts to divert 100 percent of the tournament waste to recycling, composing, donation, reuse, or the creation of energy has kept more than 6.4 million pounds of materials out of the landfill and onto their next best use.
Of course, a waffle cone is the most sustainable option when it comes to enjoying your ice cream!
Since glass is 100 percent recyclable and has the ability to be endlessly recycled without losing its quality, they are perfect for storing just about anything.
Some of the biggest producers of single-use plastic are coming together to make it a thing of the past.
Find out what causes a polar vortex, and how you can properly prepare for it.
So, you’ve decided to go plastic-free. The only problem is, you’ve spent these many years accumulated plastic products, single-use or otherwise.
Even with the government up and running again, the future at Joshua Tree National Park is bleak.
If the bill passes, those convicted could face up to seven years in prison.
If you thought the compost was the most sustainable solution for your food scraps, think again.
Do it yourself means you can control all the ingredients you’re putting on your face.
They’re celebrating the major milestone with a Super Bowl ad.
The youth know that they’re the future — so they’re fighting for the future they deserve.
These high school students managed to tackle two major problems at once.
Seaworld has a long way to go — but it’s finally making right by Shamu.
It’s not impossible to store produce without plastic. In fact, it’s probably healthier.
This is just one of the many ways they’ll incorporate sustainability into the Olympic games.
You're not the only one to undergo a significant — and maybe even shocking — transformation during the past decade.
Sure, the waste created as part of your oral hygiene routine may not seem like a lot — but it quickly adds up.
The top spot on the list of best cities for vegetarians may surprise you!
Standard Industries is getting into the solar game in a major way.
You can’t eliminate laundry — but you can eliminate the amount of waste you create while cleaning your clothes!
The “alliance” is made up of 26 major companies.
The world of plant-based “meats” is always growing — and Impossible Foods is adding steak to their menu.
The Oceans are warming at an even faster rate than the United Nations guessed they would just five years ago.
Everyone needs a handy-dandy stain removal chart, whether you’re living a zero-waste lifestyle or not.
Spain is hoping to influence other businesses in their country by embracing renewable energy at their state-owned luxury hotels.
Your bathroom is likely the smallest room in your house — but is still responsible for producing a lot of waste.
This new initiative out of Scotland is simple: You’re already walking your dog, may as well pick up litter while you’re at it.
Should the bill pass, consumers would not only eliminate waste but will also be protected from toxins that often coat the receipts.
You can make the most “green” decision possible — even during your time of the month.
The decision is expected to save around 12,000 chinchillas every year.
Next time you eat an orange or cook with a lemon, hold onto the peel — you can do a lot with it!
It’s taken about half a decade, but New York City’s ban on all things foam is finally effective.
After The Ocean Cleanup’s System 001 broke down cleaning The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, it’s more important than ever for us to do our part.
PANGAIA isn’t just fashionable — they’re also incredible ethical.
Learn how you can lower your impact by thinking globally every time you shop.
Washington D.C. has voted in favor of passing the Clean Energy Omnibus Amendment Act of 2018, which may implement the country’s most ambitious renewable energy policy in the country.
Start your new year off on the right foot by detoxing your bedroom.
California has taken a big step in the direction of animal rights by banning pet stores from selling dogs bred by puppy mills.
If you celebrated New Year’s, you probably know what a hassle confetti can be — but what you may not know is that it’s also harsh on our planet.
Starting this year, you’ll be able to get a vegan patty by Beyond Meat at Carl’s Jr. restaurants.
Switching to compostable band-aids is a small change you can make to lower your impact.
Purple Carrot is making it even easier to eat plant-based around the clock.
Portuguese charter airline Hi Fly says they made history when they flew the first flight without any single-use plastic.
Many people make the mistake of tossing natural Christmas trees away because they're biodegradable -- it actually harms that process in landfills. There are easy ways to recycle these trees, even for those that have opted for the artificial variety.
With so much “stuff” necessary to take care of your dog, it can be tricky figuring out a low-impact plan that keeps everyone happy — you, your pup, and the environment.
Crayola wants to help you recycle any markers — not just their own.
McDonald’s is the latest fast food company to embrace the vegan life — by introducing a new meat-free option at their headquarters.
These New Year’s resolutions will help you make a change — for not only you, but also the planet.
The days of buses that run on diesel or natural gas are officially numbered in California.
Polling released by the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication shows that 81 percent of respondents support the Green New Deal.
The latest update is an integration with Lime, a bike- and scooter-sharing platform found in many cities worldwide (and constantly growing).
Here are some important tips for traveling while living zero-waste!
Thanks to conservation efforts, select species of endangered whales, giraffes, and gorillas are seeing population gains.
Keeping your impact down during the holidays isn’t easy — but this guide could help.
A new study suggests that the “cleanest” way to commute in a city is to take a bike.
Norway has banned palm oil-based biofuel, taking a major step towards protecting the rainforest.
Ready to start making your kitchen fit in with a low-impact lifestyle? Keep reading for five changes to make your kitchen more zero waste!
Milan shares their ambitious plan to fight for a greener future for its citizens.
Costa Rica just had a major clean energy milestone: They went 300 days using only renewable energy.
Kelloggs has found a way to cut back on their food waste — they’re making beer out of rejected cornflakes.
Ready to start your own bin or heap? Here's how to start composting — and why you should do it.
India is on track to achieve 40 percent non-fossil fuel capacity a decade ahead of its self-imposed deadline.
There are 1.5 billion less plastic bags in circulation in Australian after two major supermarket chains banned their use.
Dr. David Vaughan had plans to retire but called them off after he discovered a way to restore dying coral reefs — by accident.
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.
CUBO is a modular project designed to meet Manila's housing crisis sustainably, with locally sourced bamboo and rainwater harvesting tanks.
A team of scientists are doing something a little different with turkeys this year — they're turning turkey poop into fuel for power plants.
The nonprofit and grocery store chain will collaborate on reducing food and packaging waste, and offering more sustainable food options.
Reduce the impact of your holiday meal with this guide to a zero-waste Thanksgiving.
The giant postcard urges world leaders to take action on climate change, and it may just have set a Guinness World Record.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other progressive politicians are pushing for this legislation. But what does it do?
Rosalie Bingham's foundation Regener8tive wants to generate clean power for the city through anaerobic digestion.
The orphaned orangutans must pass a test at the end of their schooling to prove they've been rehabilitated and can do things like build nests, identify natural enemies, and forage for food.
The government will shut down most of its coal plants by the end of the year and halt new licenses on drilling and fracking to achieve this target.
It's the first time a utility and its regulators have replaced power plants with a renewable energy source.
Could robots hold the key to saving Tasmania's vulnerable swift parrots?
Narberth, Penn. is the first town in the state to regulate single-use plastics, and it's all thanks to Troop 7885.
Research suggests the trash pricing system is having an positive impact in the Granite State.
These social enterprises and Fair Trade companies support underserved communities with their incredible, sustainable accessories.
Donate your money and time to these nonprofits assisting Californians through the devastating Camp, Woosley, and Hill fires.
The sustainable exercise machine from SportsArt produces renewable energy with each workout.
Collins Dictionary says there's been a fourfold increase in the usage of the word since 2013, partly due to increased news coverage surrounding environmental issues.
The social network is buying wind and solar power from sources all over the world as they aim to operate on 100 percent renewable energy by 2020.
Boston and Norfolk are two of the U.S. cities managing rising sea levels and increased flooding with brand new parks.
Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors just announced starting in 2019 select vehicles will come with a solar roof installed to help with lowering CO2 emissions and gas mileage.
The Twin Cities have won the American Cities Climate Challenge, granting them $2.5 million to implement eco-friendly initiatives.
Through this financial support, Hansjörg Wyss's foundation hopes to conserve 30 percent of the planet by 2030.
Starting in 2020, sunscreens containing any of the 10 chemicals linked to coral bleaching will be banned from the small island nation.
The nonprofit is inviting supporters to name newly identified forest mice and salamanders, through an auction that supports their habitats.
Thanks to the enforcement of the Montreal Protocol, the ozone is now on track to heal partially by 2030, and completely by 2060.
New polling shows U.S. residents are incorporating more plant-based meals into their diets.
Once an abandoned space, The Underline is a 10-mile park that aims to connect communities in Miami.
A city in Indonesia is encouraging people to recycle by giving out free bus passes to people who bring in their plastic waste.
Thanks to deals with Madewell and a new series of funding, Summersalt is set to expand its eco-friendly operations.
The garden will supply fresh produce for Soufra, a catering and food truck business started by female Palestinian refugees in Lebanon.
Research from the US SIF Foundation shows investors are pushing for climate and carbon solutions.
UPS is going back to its roots with a modern twist. The package delivery company is testing out a new program in Seattle that will have messengers delivering packages via a cargo eBike.
The red-crowned parrot has been an accidental Los Angeles native for decades. But what if we intentionally brought threatened animals to urban habitats?
Zoos from Detroit, Dallas, Omaha, and Memphis added roughly 300 dusky gopher frogs to the wild this month, in an effort to stabilize their populations.
The southern California city is moving forward with a new community energy plan that would give utility customers the ability to band together to buy renewable power in bulk.
The company is bringing solar panels to more than 20 locations in Illinois, as part of its goal of powering operations with 50 percent renewable energy by 2025.