Sustainable living refers to the lifestyle changes anyone can make to live a "greener" life.
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Here’s Which Canning Lids Are Safe to Use — and Which Are Banned by the USDAHome canning can be a fun activity and a great way to make your favorite foods. But, which canning lids are actually safe? Let's take a look.
Non-Toxic Perfumes: How to Stay Safe While Smelling GoodMost perfumes contain toxic chemicals and synthetic fragrances, often even if it says it's safe. Here are some perfumes that you can trust.
What to Do in Wichita, Kansas: Your Eco-Friendly GuideWichita, Kansas is surprisingly eco-friendly. Here's where to eat, shop, thrift, and compost in town.
The Egg Shortage, Explained — Plus, Plant-Based AlternativesThe egg supply in the U.S. and other countries isn't as strong as it used to be, thanks to the avian flu outbreak.
How Plant-Based Diets Protect the Earth and Fight Climate ChangeResearch from institutions including the University of Oxford have found endless environmental benefits to eating a plant-based diet.
Organic Growing and Soil Experts Spill the Tea on the Microbial Magic of DIY Fertilizer Tea (Exclusive)On behalf of your poor, sweet veggie garden, put the toxic chemical fertilizer down. These organic DIY compost tea recipes make happy plants and biodiverse soil!
Sustainable Shopping Ideas: 9 Unique and Useful Eco-Friendly Gifts for MenFinding unique eco-friendly gifts for men can be challenging, but we've rounded up nine sustainable gifts for the home, outdoors, and more.
Sustainable Travel in Puerto Rico — Our Favorite Places to Stay, Eat, and ExploreCheck out our favorite sustainable and eco-friendly spots to stay, dine, and explore in San Juan, Puerto Rico in this Green City Guide.
Just How Bad Is DEET? A Look at the Common Insect Repellant IngredientWhy is DEET bad for people and for the environment? DEET is EPA-approved, but there are some concerns to understand.
How to Start Gardening in Your Apartment— Because Everybody Deserves a Green SpaceHere's a guide to getting your apartment garden started and showing not every garden requires acres of land to propagate.
Planting a Hedgerow Can Enhance the Biodiversity of Your Yard: A GuideHedge rows have a number of benefits and can enrich the biodiversity of an area. Planting a hedge row is easy with this beginner's guide.
What Is a Composting Toilet, and How Do They Actually Work?Composting toilets are said to reduce water waste, while helping create healthier soil. But how do they work? Find out here.
Is Aritzia Actually Sustainable, or Are We Being Greenwashed?Mid-price clothing company, Aritzia, makes itself out to be high quality and sustainable — but is it, or are we simply being greenwashed?
Here Are the Best Ways to Keep Deer out of Your Garden, Chemical-FreeWe love deer. We just don't love it when they eat and trample all over our garden. Here's 7 ways to (naturally) keep deer out and veggies in!
Have a Black Thumb? 5 Hydroponic Planters to Help Lazy Gardeners at HomeThink you don't have what it takes to grow your own vegetables? These five hydroponic planters can help brand new home gardeners grow their own food.
How to Keep Your Dog Calm During Fourth of July FireworksFourth of July can be overwhelming for dogs and pet parents alike, but luckily, there are a few ways to keep your pet sane during the fireworks.
Attention Plant Parents: This Is How You Should Be Propagating Your ZZ PlantLearning how to propagate a ZZ plant is easy — here are three different options.
If You're Planning a Shopping Trip in Nashville, Check out These Thrift StoresIf you're traveling to Nashville or call it home, thrifting is sustainable alternative to buying new items. Here are Nashville's best thrift stores.
Dreaming of a Sustainable Backyard Pond? Here Are Some Creative, Peaceful IdeasA pond is a beautiful and fun addition to your backyard, but building one can be daunting — here are some eco-friendly examples that will inspire you.
How to Be More Sustainable: A Guide to Getting StartedSustainable living is a cornerstone to living an environmentally-conscious lifestyle, and learning how to be more sustainable is a process that is constantly evolving.
Transitioning to a Plant-Based Diet: Tips, Resources, and More for Trying VeganismEating a vegan or plant-based diet is easier than it sounds — here are a few tips to make the transition smoother.
Celebrity Chef John Mountain Says He Won't Serve Vegans At His RestaurantCelebrity chef John Mountain recently announced vegans would no longer be welcome in his restaurant. What does he have against vegans?
Head to These Atlanta Thrift Stores to Find Some New-to-You GoodsThere’s nothing better than finding the perfect clothing item at a thrift store. Check out a few of the best thrift stores in Atlanta to find your next favorite piece.
DIY Gnat Repellant Recipes — How to Keep Gnats Away, NaturallyRepel gnats without harsh chemicals by making a DIY homemade bug repellant.
How to Get Rid of Gnats, Flies, Ticks, and Mosquitoes — NaturallyLearn how to keep your house free of all the annoying bugs you find in your home.
12 Broccoli Companion Plants to Make the Most Out of Your Vegetable GardenTry growing these broccoli companion plants in your garden this season.
Why Everyone Should “Adopt Don’t Shop”"Adopt, don't shop" is an important credo to follow if you're looking for a dog or cat to join your family — here's why.
Shop Till Ya Drop at the Best Thrift Stores in Dallas, TexasThrifting is an eco-friendly way to shop, discover unique pieces, and save money, too. Here are some of the best thrift stores in Dallas, Texas.
Going to a Baby Shower? You Can’t Go Wrong With These Fun yet Practical Gift CardsThese baby shower gift cards are sure to make the parent-to-be as happy as ever.
Here’s Where to Thrift in Jacksonville, FloridaWhether you live in Jacksonville, Fla., or are just down for a visit, you have to check out these thrift stores.
Remote Work Has A Lot of Benefits — Including Helping the Environment!There's a lot to be said about the benefits of remote work, but did you know it's also pretty eco-friendly? Here's the scoop.
Love a Good Bubble Bath? Try These Vegan and Cruelty-Free OptionsIf you are looking for vegan bubble bath brands, check out these companies making bath products you can feel good about.
7 Baby Shower Gifts for a Mom-to-Be, From Sustainable to HandmadeAre you striving to be the best guest at the shower? If so, you’ll want to check out these baby shower gifts for mom.
Add Some Color to Your Life With These Sustainable LGBTQ-Owned Makeup and Skincare Brands (Exclusive)These LGBTQ+-owned makeup and skincare brands proudly prioritize inclusivity and sustainability every day of the year. Cheers to glowing skin and a healthy planet!
After Years of Collecting Beach Trash, This Artist Turned It Into an Incredible MirrorA TikToker shared her hack for turning beach trash and litter into an art piece for her home instead of buying something new.
Wege Prize Judges Go Bananas Over Concept to Turn Waste Into Banana LeatherA team of Yale students were awarded the Wege Prize sustainability award for their concept of creating banana leather from food waste.
Keep Your Home Smelling Lovely Year-Round With These Seasonal Simmer Pot RecipesEmbrace every season with these spectacular year-round simmer pot recipes.
Sustainability and Style Come Together in These Accessories BrandsSustainable accessories can help you look great without harming the planet or adding to your environmental footprint.
8 of The Best Thrift Stores in Asheville for All StylesHeaded to the North Carolina mountains? Check out these Asheville thrift stores to sustainably spice up your wardrobe.
Sustainable Bike Companies Make Your Favorite Pastime Better for the PlanetSustainable bike companies are making it easier than ever for cyclists to enjoy hitting the trails without harming the environment.
This Biodegradable Coffin Helps, Instead of Harms, the Environment (Exclusive)Netherlands company Loop Biotech Created a biodegradable coffin made completely of natural materials.
Stopping Fast Fashion: How Consumers Can Break the Addiction to Cheap ClothesFast fashion brands are difficult to avoid, but are detrimental to the environment. This article explores ways to stop fast fashion.
How Sweet It Is: The Most Eco-Friendly Sweet TeasFor many, a refreshing glass of iced tea is a guilty pleasure, but there may be hidden dangers too. Let's explore environmentally-friendly sweet teas.
These Are the Best Thrift Stores in SacramentoShopping in Sacramento, Calif. doesn't have to break the bank.
How to Tell If Something Is Actually Sustainably Sourced — or If It’s Just GreenwashingWhat does sustainably sourced mean? These days it can be challenging to determine if a product is actually eco-friendly or if greenwashing is at play.
Coach's Circular Sub-Brand, Coachtopia, Is the Future of Luxury Gen-Z Fashion (Exclusive)With the rise of circularity and radical sub-brands like Coachtopia in the luxury fashion realm, the concept of "luxury" has no choice but to pivot.
These Sustainable AAPI-Owned Beauty and Skincare Brands are Here to Break the Mold (Exclusive)Looking to revamp your vanity? These sustainable AAPI-owned beauty and skincare brands offer groundbreaking, low-impact products fit for your green routine.
This Is How We Could Stop Plastic Pollution — It Takes More Than RecyclingScientists expect the amount of plastic entering the ocean to triple by 2040, meaning the time to fix plastic pollution is now.
Charcoal Menstrual Pads Can Neutralize Odor — Without Synthetic FragranceCharcoal pads could be a better period option than your go-to pad.