Sustainable living refers to the lifestyle changes anyone can make to live a "greener" life.
- These free online yoga channels provide users with countless hours of spiritual and physical wellness.
Ethical Beauty Doesn’t Have to Be Pricey — Shop These Cruelty-Free Drugstore BrandsIf you care about supporting ethical beauty companies, you don't have to pay a hefty price, with these cruelty-free drugstore beauty brands.
7 Cruelty-Free and Sustainable Pillows to Help Your Conscience Rest EasyThese cruelty-free pillow choices are made of the most eco-friendly materials around.
How to Properly Recycle Glossy MagazinesThe magazine industry is slowly going the way of the dodo, but most people still don’t know how to properly dispose of glossy magazines.
Here’s How to Safely Dispose of Your Used MatchesWhether you're using matches to light candles or ignite your gas stove, it's crucial that you dispose of them properly and safely afterwards.
More Social Media Platforms Are Adopting Dark Mode — but Does It Really Save Energy?How much energy does Dark Mode save? LinkedIn just adopted the notoriously green feature, though many question if it actually makes a difference.
Some of the Coolest Destinations For Fall Foliage, That Are Accessible by TrainIf you're excited about fall foliage, there are so many incredible leaf peeping destinations out there — and many are accessible via Amtrak!
California Officially Bans “Forever Chemicals” From Food Packaging and Children's ProductsCalifornia lawmakers have officially approved legislation that bans PFAS from food packaging statewide, becoming the sixth U.S. state to do so.
If You’re Looking for a Tiny House Village Near You, Look No FurtherTiny house villages are a great way for like-minded individuals to bond and support one another, but how does one go about locating one?
Cruelty-Free and Sustainable Dog Care Products, From Shampoo to Paw BalmThese dog grooming products are all cruelty-free, vegan, and sustainably packaged.
How to Dispose of Yard Waste in an Eco-Friendly WaySpring and fall cleanups can result in an awful lot of leaves and twigs, but what’s the best way to dispose of yard waste?
7 Zero-Waste Tea Companies That Mix Flavor and SustainabilityThis selection of organic, zero-waste teas are a delicious way to celebrate sustainability.
These Eco-Friendly Hobbit Homes Are a Whimsical Way to Live Low-ImpactHobbit homes are the newest, most whimsical way to be eco-friendly, but are they closer to fantasy or reality?
College Majors for Eco-Conscious Students Looking to Save the Planet After GraduationIf you're planning to save the planet after graduation, consider opting into one of these college majors that relate to the environment.
Tips for Joining or Starting a Community Garden in Your NeighborhoodCommunity gardens are a great way of growing produce and bringing a community together, but how does one join an existing community garden?
Organize Your Schedule Sustainably, With These Eco-Friendly PlannersWhether you're keeping track of your school work, work projects, or social life, finding yourself a sustainable planner is absolutely imperative.
Biodegradable Packaging Isn't Where We Need It to Be, to Actually Help Reduce WasteAlthough biodegradable packaging sounds like what our wasteful planet needs, it isn't where it needs to be yet, to actually help reduce waste.
The Cost of Environmentalism: Why Sustainable Products Are More ExpensiveThose who shop sustainably often wonder why sustainable products are more expensive, but there are often good reasons for this.
How to Make Your Printer and Ink More SustainableYou can learn to print sustainably at home with these handy tips, tricks, and some eco-friendly printing paraphernalia.
Green Circle Salons Will Help You Find a Zero-Waste Haircut, Manicure, and More (Exclusive)Green Circle Salons is a certification program that helps customers find eco-friendly salons.
This New England Hotel Is One of the Most Sustainable in the Country (Exclusive)On behalf of Chevrolet, I stayed in one of the most sustainable hotels across the country, and spoke to the hospitality manager about its practices.
Cruelty-Free, Eco-Friendly Skincare Brands for Sensitive SkinThere are plenty of skincare products that are cruelty-free, vegan, sustainably-packaged, and made by companies that share your values.
Plastic Toys Have a Greater Impact on the Environment and Human Health Than We ThoughtPlastic toys will keep children happy for hours, but the lingering effects of their production and disposal are seriously harming the environment.
Natural Laundry Boosters: Sustainable Ways to Keep Your Clothes FreshWhat is the best laundry scent booster? We recommend trying these natural, eco-friendly options.
One New Yorker’s Trash Is Another’s Treasure, Thanks to “Stooping” (Exclusive)We recently spoke with the couple who runs the Stooping NYC Instagram page, which helps New Yorkers score free furniture from curbs.
The Olympics Have a Higher Environmental Impact Than You Might ThinkThe Tokyo Olympics is doing is best to be as sustainable as possible, but what is the real environmental impact of the Olympic Games?
Natural Luffas Are a Sustainable Choice — Here's How to Harvest ThemIf you want an exfoliating deep-clean without all the plastic, try harvesting your own luffa from your own garden.
3 DIY Recipes to Make All-Natural Toothpaste at HomeStore-bought toothpaste is expensive and full of needless chemicals, but these DIY recipes will help you make your own toothpaste at home.
Eco-Friendly Weddings: Ways to Keep Your Special Day SustainableYour wedding is supposed to be the happiest day of your life, but oftentimes they're super wasteful — here's how to ensure yours is eco-friendly.
The Safest and Most Eco-Friendly Ways to Dispose of Cooking OilDisposing of cooking oil isn’t a matter of just throwing it into the trash — there are various important environmental factors to consider.
5 Ways to Remember to Drink More WaterIf you aren't naturally a water guzzler, there are a few ways you can remember to stay hydrated, whether it be with apps, tracking bottles, or more.
Stay in Touch Sustainably, with Eco-Friendly StationeryWhether you're sending out invites, thank you cards, or if you're simply looking to stay in touch, make sure to secure eco-friendly stationery.
How to See the Full Buck Moon Illuminate the Night Sky This WeekLater this week, on Friday, July 23, 2021, the Buck moon is going to illuminate the night sky with an eerie red hue — here's how to see it.
Why Eco-Friendly MLB Pitcher Daniel Norris Lives in a Van (Exclusive)Detroit Tigers pitcher Daniel Norris lives in a Volkswagen van in the offseason to keep his lifestyle sustainable.
These DIY Summer Date Night Ideas Are Perfect For Any CoupleIf you're looking for some cheap and creative date night ideas this summer, we've come up with a few DIY options that won't break the bank.
TikTok's New Favorite Hack Is Boiling Potatoes in the Mesh Bag — but Is It Actually Safe?TikTok is the internet's favorite reference for life hacks, and recently, users have been boiling potatoes in mesh bags. But is this really safe?
This Company Is Combatting “Fast Furniture” With Expandable Bed Frames, Couches, and More (Exclusive)Floyd is combatting "fast furniture" with its sustainable, expandable bed frames, couches, shelving systems, and more.
Ditch the Plastic With These 5 Sustainable, Zero-Waste Baby BottlesPlastic bottles are a common choice, but there are many more sustainable, zero-waste baby bottles out there.
Avocados Aren't Just Good On Toast — 5 Reasons Why They're Great for Your Hair, TooHow do avocados benefit your hair? It turns out the widely beloved green fruit makes your hair healthier in several different ways.
Stock Your Kitchen With Our Favorite Compostable, Reusable, and Zero-Waste SpongesIf you're trying to lower your impact in the kitchen, consider stocking up on a few of our favorite compostable, reusable, and zero-waste sponges.
How Sutton Foster's Daughter Inspires Her to Protect the Planet (Exclusive)Sutton Foster, legendary Broadway actress and master crafter, recently shared her Green Routine with Green Matters.
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.
Marie Kondo Shares Organizational Tips and Tricks for Sparking Joy, Sustainably (Exclusive)Green Matters spoke with professional organizer, author, and TV personality, Marie Kondo, on staying organized sustainably, and about her new line.
Celeb Tattoo Artist, Bang Bang, on How Tattoos Can Be More Eco-Friendly (Exclusive)Green Matters caught up with one of New York's most legendary celebrity tattoo artists, Bang Bang, to hear his "Green Routine" and collab with Lightlife.
Celebrate Foraged Foods in Honor of FairWild WeekWhat is Fair Wild Week? From June 21 to June 25, we're celebrating the foraged plants we eat daily, promoting conservation and sustainable harvesting.
Celebrate Summer Solstice and Connect With Nature Through These RitualsIf you're celebrating the first day of summer, welcome the warm weather and celebrate the sunniest season of the year, by practicing these rituals.
Oregon Legalizes Human Composting and Water Cremation for the DepartedOregon’s Governor Kate Brown has signed HB 2574 into law, which permits funeral homes to compost human bodies via natural organic reduction.
Find Out Which Major Supermarkets Are the Most and Least SustainableBrightly just published a sustainability ranking of seven of the biggest American stores: including Aldi, Costco, Kroger, Target, Trader Joe’s, Walmart, and Whole Foods.
Yogis Recommend Eco-Friendly Mats for International Yoga Day (Exclusive)We spoke to a number of yoga instructors and influencers to discuss their favorite sustainable mats for International Yoga Day, which falls on June 21.
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?