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- All over TikTok you've likely seen folks do "polar plunges" for charity — but are they safe?
Dealing With Some Rough Winter Weather? Try These Sustainable Alternatives to Driveway SaltDriveway salt might be bad for the environment, but that doesn't mean you’re totally out of luck. Check out these alternatives to driveway salt to make your winter a little greener!
Fungal Infections Like Histoplasmosis are Becoming More Common, Thanks to Climate ChangeHistoplasmosis is a serious disease triggered by fungi, which is becoming increasingly prevalent in communities across the country.
The Environmental Benefits of Using a Bucket in the ShowerPutting an extra bucket in the shower can help to save money, conserve water, and ultimately minimize your environmental impact.
How to Save Water at Home: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced TipsSave water around the house with these 15 tips.
Can Starbucks’ Pistachio Latte Be Made Vegan? What to Know About the Popular New DrinkStarbucks now offers enough milk substitutes to forgo animal products when ordering a latte — but is it possible to order a vegan Pistachio Latte?
Are There Eco-Friendly Acrylic or Press-On Nails? Here Are Your Best OptionsHere's a look into some of the slightly more eco-friendly acrylic and press-on nails on the market.
Cosmetics Testing on Animals Is Now Banned in New York — Where Is It Still Legal?Where is cosmetics testing on animals banned, and where is it still legal? We hope to see more bans in future years.
Are McDonald's Fries Vegan? The Answer Differs in Each CountryAre McDonald's fries vegan? At first glance, you might think so but there's more to this side dish and its ingredients than meets the eye.
Get Into the Veganuary Spirit With These Books About VeganismThese books about veganism will help you on your vegan journey, whether you're just starting out or are a longtime activist.
Here's How to Properly Sterilize Jars for CanningSterilizing the jars you use to can food is a very important step that could mean life or death. Here's how to do it properly and safely.
Bagels Have Been a Popular Breakfast Staple for Decades — But Are They Vegan?Are bagels vegan? This food has a decades long history and quite interesting backstory. Here's what you need to know before you eat one.
Eco-Friendly Flooring Options Can Making Your Living Space SaferHave you ever thought about installing eco-friendly flooring? These options are not only better for the environment, but also for your health.
Eco-Friendly Options to Insulate Your Home, Instead of FiberglassIt’s time to retire fiberglass and use these more eco-friendly insulation options.
Does Your Baby Have a Milk Allergy? Here’s What You Should KnowWhy do babies have milk allergies? There are a number of factors that could contribute to an infant's intolerance, but it's important to respond accordingly.
What Triggered Los Angeles’ Latest Swim Advisory? Surfers, Read OnLos Angeles beachgoers are being asked to stay away from the water with a recent swim advisory, as ongoing storms have possibly contaminated the water.
The U.S. EPA Is Targeting PFAS in Food ContainersIn a recent lawsuit, the EPA is targeting PFAS in plastic containers that are used to contain food, cleaning supplies, and toiletries.
The 52 Hike Challenge Inspires Others to Get OutsideWhat is the 52 hike challenge? It's an awesome way to get people outside.
These Are the Greenest States to Die In, According to a New ReportA new report analyzes the greenest states to die in, as they have better access to green burials, such as human composting and aquamation.
4 of the Best Ugly Produce Companies, Who Are All Helping Avoid Food WasteProduce that is considered “ugly” often ends up in landfills, but some companies are proving that even the ugliest foods have a place in the kitchen.
Give Your Loved Ones the Gift of TikTok's Butter Candle This Year — But Make It VeganThe butter candle has gone viral on TikTok, so we've decided to give a tutorial on how to make a vegan butter candle.
Our Favorite Plant-Based Holiday Recipes for a Cozy Vegan FeastThese plant-based holiday recipes are sure to please everyone at your table.
Basement Flooding 101: What to Do if There’s Water DownstairsBecause flooding will only become increasingly common with global warming, here's what you should do if water builds up in your basement.
Here's Everything You Need to Know About the Viral 12-3-30 WorkoutWhat is the 12-3-30 workout? The workout, which went viral on TikTok earlier this year, has garnered tremendous attention for lost souls at the gym.
What to Do With Amazon Boxes — Besides Just Recycling ThemAmazon deliveries are at a historic high, but what are you supposed to do with all those Amazon boxes — besides recycling them, obviously?
Is Mike White Vegan? The 'White Lotus' Creator Is a Longtime Animal LoverIs Mike White vegan? Here's what we know about the 'White Lotus' creator's lifestyle and diet.
Recycled Fun: 6 Great Places to Find Used Toys OnlineIf you’re looking for used toys, these six online shops are a perfect way to breathe new life into old playthings.
New Research Highlights the Potato's Health Benefits, so Let's Stop Vilifying These Tasty SpudsAre potatoes healthy? A new study says they have a number of health benefits. Let's look at the nutrition of red potatoes, sweet potatoes, and more.
Alicia Silverstone Gets Nude to Promote Vegan Leather: "I'd Rather Go Naked Than Wear Animals"Alicia Silverstone's new PETA ad calls attention to the environmental destruction in the leather industry.
Bundle Up — Here’s the Gear You Need for a Winter Biking SessionAre you a cyclist? You don't have to stop cycling once winter begins — we've compiled a list of cold weather biking gear, so you can keep cycling year-round.
Is Your Dog Always Excited? Here's How to Calm Them DownIs your dog always excited or looking to play when you can't or they're getting overly simulated? Here are a few ways to calm them down.
Kettleman City, Calif. Could Have a Pesticide Problem — Here's WhyKettleman City, Calif. has had problems concerning the rates of children born with birth defects for years. Here's why pesticides could be the reason.
Pasta Dishes Top the List of TikTok's Top Vegan Recipes in 2022TikTok data was analyzed to determine the top trending vegan recipes and cuisines on the social media platform in 2022.
Our Guide to Snow Biking: The Essentials and What to Know Before You GoSnow biking might be the perfect winter activity for you. Check out this snow biking guide for a list of essentials and what to know before you go.
Buying a Home With a Cesspool Could Put the Environment (And Your Wallet) At RiskWhat are the risks of buying a home with a cesspool? They require a lot of maintenance as a homeowners, and pose a threat to surrounding ecosystems.
Stella McCartney Will Use New Recycling Process to Turn Textile Waste Into New FabricsStella McCartney’s textile waste will soon be recycled into new fabrics for the designer to user, thanks to a new partnership with Protein Evolution, Inc.
Dumpster Diving Is Legal — but Look out for These Laws to Stay out of TroubleFor some people, dumpster diving sits in a legal gray area. Here are all the states in the U.S. dumpster diving is legal in.
5 Environmental True Crime Series, to Get Your Blood PumpingWhile crime docuseries are all the rage these days, get your blood pumping — and learn about important climate issues — with these environmental crime docuseries.
Our Guide to Organic Lawn Care, to Keep Your Garden Green and HealthyIf you’re interested in natural fertilizers and chemical-free lawns, check out this guide to organic lawn care.
Are Princess Polly's Low Prices Too Good to Be True? A Look Into the Fast Fashion Brand's EthicsPrincess Polly has become a favorite brand among influencers, but is the company's clothing good quality and ethically sourced? Here's the scoop.
Are Diapers Biodegradable? Here Are the Most Sustainable Diaper OptionsAre diapers biodegradable? Here's your guide to keeping diaper time eco-friendly.
Here’s How Much Water To Drink in a Day (And It’s Not 64 Ounces)We’re used to hearing we should drink 64 ounces of water a day, but that number isn’t necessarily accurate. Here’s how much to drink in a day.
Ditch Plastic This Hanukkah, and Opt For Sustainable Dreidels InsteadWhether you have children or if you're on your own, dreidel is a great way to celebrate Hanukkah, though opting for an eco-friendly one is important.
So Your Dog Got Sprayed by a Skunk — Here's How to Get Rid of the SmellIf your dog happens to get skunked, you could be in for a stinky situation, and if that happens, how do you get rid of the skunk smell on your dog?
What to Do With Non-Winning Lottery Tickets, Since They Can't All Be WinnersVery few people win the lottery or win anything at all on scratch-off tickets, but can non-winning tickets be recycled or used for anything else?
Do Compostable Diapers Exist? Biodegradable Brands to Look Out ForIs there such a thing as compostable diapers? We've discovered a few brands that are biodegradable — without chemicals that will harm the environment.
Your Ultimate Guide to Getting Started With Bike PackingWhat is bikepacking? The new sport, which has garnered quite a following since the pandemic, is a fun way to get outside and explore.
These Portable EV Chargers Will Help You Boost Your Electric Car On the GoA portable EV charger battery can help reduce range anxiety.
A Controversial Canadian Politician Is Trying to Overturn a Straw Ban in Her ProvincePremier Danielle Smith wants to use the sovereignty act to overrule the single-use plastic ban in Alberta, Canada.
Overly Vocal Feline? Here's Why Your Cat Meows so MuchSome cats can be more vocal than even the yappiest dogs, by why do some cats meow so much? And can such frequent meowing be a sign of trouble?