Sustainable living refers to the lifestyle changes anyone can make to live a "greener" life.
- Many paper products are recyclable, but one in particular has consumers puzzled. Are receipts recyclable? Here's what you need to know.
National Toilet Paper Day: How to Find Formaldehyde-Free, Sustainable, and Sensitive TPIn honor of National Toilet Paper Day, we are exploring the use of toxic chemicals such as formaldehyde in toilet paper.
What Are Floating Homes? These Houses Can Foster a Sustainable, Communal LifestyleHere's a look into floating homes, how they claim to be sustainable, and how to find floating homes for sale, in case this lifestyle floats your boat.
Zero Acre Farms Unveils "Cultured Oil," Claiming That It's the Best Cooking Oil for the EnvironmentWhich is the best cooking oil for the environment? A new product called Cultured Oil from Zero Acre Farms claims to hold the title.
Give Your Fur Coat New Life by Donating It to Help Wildlife — Plus Other IdeasIf you want to recycle or donate an old fur coat, there are a number of options!
Our Best Thrifting Tips, In Honor of National Thrift Shop DayIf you’re into thrifting, get ready for the holiday of your dreams: National Thrift Shop Day.
Weak Infrastructure and Inclement Weather Created Bronx Sinkhole, Reports SayNew Yorkers were seriously shocked when a sinkhole swallowed a mini van in the Bronx — but what caused this shocking event?
The Five Best Sustainable Aftershave Options for MenIf any men out there are looking for a new aftershave, you're in luck. Here are the best options that are sustainable, cruelty-free, or vegan.
These Eco-Friendly Air Conditioners Will Lower Your Impact, and the Temperature of Your HomeLooking to upgrade your home AC unit? There are so many out there that are more sustainable and energy efficient — you just need to know where to shop.
Top Tips on How You Can Reduce Climate Change — And Why You Should Get Started NowWays to reduce climate change: here are our top tips on how you can combat environmental breakdown without breaking the bank. Read on for more.
These Human Composting Facilities Are Open for Business — to Deceased People NationwideMore and more human composting facilities and funeral homes are springing up in the U.S.
International Plastic Bag Free Day Is July 3 — Here Are Our Favorite Reusable BagsInternational Plastic Bag Free Day is July 3, so if you aren't already well-equipped, these are our favorite reusable bags.
Camping This Summer? Check Out These Tips to Keep Your Trip Eco-FriendlyWhether you're going camping this summer for a much-needed vacation or a relaxing time in nature, here's a few ways to keep your trip eco-friendly.
This Swimming Robot Fish Can Absorb Microplastics From the OceanA team of researchers have invented a robotic fish that can “eat” microplastics in the ocean, thereby removing these tiny pieces of plastic pollution from our water.
The Leather Industry Has a Bigger Impact on the Environment Than You RealizeThe leather industry has a surprisingly extreme impact on the environment, so let's examine the damage and consider the benefits of vegan leather.
Eco-Friendly Washers and Dryers, to Clean Your Clothes SustainablyWashers and dryers aren'y always eco-friendly, but with new technology means that there are better options — here are the most sustainable ones.
Visit a Turtle Sanctuary, Clean up the Beach, or Shell Out Donations for World Turtle DayMay 23 is World Turtle Day — show your support by supporting a turtle sanctuary, donating to a conservation organization, or attending a beach cleanup.
IKEA Customers Will Soon Be Able to Buy SunPower Solar PanelsSoon, eco-conscious IKEA customers will be able to buy solar panels in the U.S.
Non-Toxic, Sustainable Car Seats That Grow With Your Little OneFortunately, there are plenty of non-toxic car seats without flame retardants and other toxins, that will protect your baby and go easy on the environment.
A Landscaper's Guide to Saving Water: Ideas For Your Yard and GardenWater conservation landscaping ideas — check out these useful techniques to help build a greener lawn while reducing your environmental impact.
You Can Stay in These Net-Zero Hotels for an Eco-Friendly VacationNet zero hotels are on the rise as the latest in climate-friendly technology for your vacation. Here's what it means to be a net zero hotel and how to stay in one.
The Best Zero-Waste, Sustainable, and Non-Toxic Dish Soaps for Sensitive SkinWe’ve rounded up a few of the best dish soaps for sensitive skin, including vegan, zero-waste, sustainable, and EWG Verified brands.
How to Recycle Light Bulbs of All Kinds, in Light of the Incandescent BanHere is a simple guide on how to recycle and safely dispose of light bulbs, including incandescents, halogens, LEDs, fluorescents, and CFLs.
Cindy Villaseñor of @Cerowastecindy on Her Sustainability Journey (Exclusive)We caught up with Cindy Villaseñor, the creator behind @cerowastecindy, who told us about her sustainability journey, which is a work in progress.
Instagram’s @FatGayVegan on His Sustainability Journey (Exclusive)We caught up with the creator behind the popular Instagram account @FatGayVegan to discuss his sustainability journey for our Earth Stories series.
What Are the Best Sustainable Packaging Materials?Sustainable packing materials help consumers and entrepreneurs send and receive packages while also lowering their environmental impact in a practical way.
Is Plastic Wrap Recyclable? Here's How to Safely Dispose of Pesky Plastic Wrap, ExplainedOne of the most commonly used plastics is plastic wrap, also known as Saran or cling wrap. Is it recyclable? Here's everything we know.
What Happens If You Put Used Coffee Filters Into the Compost? Here's What You Should KnowAre Coffee Filters Compostable? Coffee filters can be made using different types of paper — which are thought to impact the quality of the compost.
Here Are 5 Eco-Friendly Yarn Brands for All Your Crocheting and Knitting NeedsIf you're looking to find more sustainable options for your next crochet or knitting projects, consider one of these eco-friendly brands.
These Companies Are Making Eco-Friendly Sports Equipment, From Balls to Boxing GlovesThere are a number of brands making eco-friendly and vegan sports equipment, from balls to boxing gloves.
These Bridal Companies Let You Rent the Wedding Veil of Your DreamsBridal veil rental is a slowly growing option in the wedding industry.
IKEA Makes Furniture Buy Back & Resell Program Permanent at 37 U.S. StoresIKEA is finally testing the its furniture buy back program in the U.S.
Toothbrushes Cause More Waste Than You Might Think — Here's How to Recycle ThemAre toothbrushes recycleable? We use them every day, but they also get thrown out a lot. Here are some more eco-friendly options to try.
For the First Time, Scientists Have Detected Microplastics in Human BloodMicroplastics were found in human blood in a recent scientific study.
Eco-Friendly Business Cards, From Cotton Cards to Digital CardsThere are plenty of options when it comes to eco-friendly business cards, whether you’re looking for classic paper business cards, digital business cards, or are willing to go DIY.
Global Recycling Day Is Here! If You Want to Celebrate, Look No FurtherMarch 18 is Global Recycling Day. What can you do to help celebrate this sustainable holiday? Here's a few tips for celebrating Global Recycling Day.
Celebrity Vegan and Cruelty-Free Makeup Brands That Will Do Your Face a Big FavorWhether you're looking for something environmentally-friendly or if you abstain from animal products, these are our favorite vegan makeup brands created by celebrities.
No, Starbucks Is Not Getting Rid of Paper Cups — but a New Program Aims to Promote Returnable and Reusable CupsIs Starbucks getting rid of cups? Is the coffee chain's latest announcement a legitimate commitment to reducing cup waste, or is it just greenwashing?
Activated Charcoal: Health Benefits, How It’s Sourced, and MoreWhat is activated charcoal? The supplement, which has gotten increasingly popular in recent years, is considered to have health benefits. But is it sustainable?
Is Kitty Litter Compostable? Sustainability Tips for the Cat Lover in Your LifeIs kitty litter compostable? Here's a look at which litter brands are biodegradable for the feline pet owner in your life.
From Sexy Intimates to Fashionable Basics — Shop These Sustainable Underwear BrandsFrom sexy intimates to fashionable nude basics, check out these 7 sustainable underwear brands that we swear by!
Our Favorite Sustainable and Compostable Phone CasesIf you're looking for eco-friendly tech, look no further. Sustainable phone cases are on the rise, and here's how you can get one too!
How Do Plastic Can Rings Affect Marine Life? Coors Transitions to Cardboard WrapsDoes cutting the plastic can rings that keep six packs together actually save sea turtles? Or are we wasting our time after cracking open a cold one?
7 Eco-Friendly Music Festivals, to Jam Out SustainablyIf you're planning to listen to any live music this summer, we've rounded up a few of our favorite sustainable music festivals that work to keep the planet clean.
5 Things to Give Up for Lent That Will Also Benefit You and the PlanetWondering what to give up for Lent 2022? Each of these ideas just might enrich your life, help you feel healthier, and reduce your environmental impact.
Stop Flushing Your Contact Lenses Down the Drain — Recycle Them InsteadMost contact lenses are made with plastic, and while you can't recycle them curbside, here's how you can recycle them.
How Food Co-Ops Work to Save You Money, Reduce Waste, and Build CommunityFood co-ops are a great place to shop for zero-waste, local, and healthy foods, get involved in your community, and so much more.
How to Make a Sustainable Margarita on National Margarita DayIt’s National Margarita Day! If you’re an eco-conscious fan of margs, you’ll be delighted to know that there are so many easy ways to make an eco-friendly margarita.
The Ultimate Guide to Recycling Guitar Strings, Woodwind Reeds, and MoreKeep reading for our guide on how to recycle guitar strings, orchestral strings, woodwind reeds, and more.
Easy Minimalist Lifestyle Tips That Will Also Reduce Your Environmental FootprintWhat do minimalism and zero waste have in common? Well, a lot. Check out a few of our easy lifestyle tips to help declutter and reduce your carbon footprint.