Sustainable living refers to the lifestyle changes anyone can make to live a "greener" life.
- Most cardboard and paper materials can be composted, however, many still end up in landfills. Here's what you should do with them, instead.
Want to Host a Clothing Swap? Here's Our GuideIf you want to learn how to host a clothing swap, you’re in the right place. Keep reading to learn about the clothes swap rules, and how to find a clothing exchange near you.
Regenerative Home Gardening Practices to Make Your Garden Even GreenerRegenerative home gardening practices prioritize sustainability and can help fight the climate crisis by reducing emissions.
These Small Composting Companies Are Fighting Food Waste Across the U.S.If you want to find a compost company near you, here are a few amazing small compost businesses operating around the U.S.
Human Composting Can Actually Be More Affordable Than a Traditional Burial — Here's the Price BreakdownHow much is human composting? This sustainable end-of-life process can sometimes be more affordable than traditional burial.
Don't Know What to Do With Old Halloween Costumes? Give Them a New LifeIf you’re trying to figure out what to do with old Halloween costumes, you’re in the right place. Donating old Halloween costumes or repurposing them can give them a new life.
Eco-Friendly Yard Care: How to Make Your Outdoor Space Even GreenerEco-friendly yard care can be pretty simple. Native plants, clover lawns, natural pesticides, water conservation, and low mowing are all eco-friendly options.
5 Gardening Hacks That Will Change Your LifeThese hacks for gardening are useful to beginners and experts. Good gardening hacks can help you save money, time, and effort.
Awesome DIY Air Conditioner Ideas for an Unexpected Heat WaveWith hotter weather becoming more common, DIY air conditioners can really help. You can try making an ice chest air conditioner, an air conditioner with a fan and ice, and more.
Here Are Tips for an Inclusive Halloween, To Make Sure Everyone Feels Included (Exclusive)Whether you're looking to ensure you have some candy for everyone, or if you're simply looking for fun Halloween games, here's how to have an inclusive Halloween.
Home Gardening: DIY Drip Irrigation With a Garden HoseTry to create DIY drip irrigation with a garden house if you want to save some money and make use of a few things you have lying around the house.
Easy Things You Can Do to Winterize Your Garden This FallLearning how to winterize your garden this fall can bring benefits next season. Winterizing your garden can increase plant growth and your harvest.
Gardening Without Raised Beds Can Save You Time and MoneyGardening without raised beds can save you time and money, and give you more freedom to grow all kinds of plants.
A Guide to Gardening Without Water, During a DroughtGardening without water is a great skill to have. Learning how to take care of plants without water can be more practical and beneficial to the environment.
Gardening Helps With Mental Health in More Ways Than OneGardening helps with mental health by providing social interaction, reducing stress and anxiety, boosting self-esteem, and improving your mood.
5 Simple Energy-Saving Tips You Should Try This WinterWith these simple energy-saving tips for winter, you can save money and live a more eco-friendly lifestyle. Learning how to reduce your energy consumption is a good start.
Why Environmentalists Love No-Dig GardeningLooking for more eco-friendly gardening methods? No-dig gardening benefits the environment in more ways than one!
Compostable Pads, Tampons, and Liners for a Sustainable PeriodAre pads biodegradable? And more importantly, can pads or tampons ever be composted?
How to Start a Flower Garden: A Guide for BeginnersFlower gardening for beginners can be overwhelming. This guide will help you understand what supplies you’ll need, how to care for the flowers, and more.
This Black-Owned, Woman-Owned Company Is Making Braiding Hair From Banana Fibers (Exclusive)We recently spoke with Ciara Imani May about her company Rebundle, which makes eco-friendly, biodegradable, and non-toxic braiding hair.
Attention Gardeners — Here's Why Your Cucumbers May Be Turning YellowWhy are my cucumbers turning yellow? Why are my cucumber plants dying? Here's what you might be doing wrong in your vegetable garden.
These "Bioconstruction" Companies Aim to Create Homes in "Harmony With Nature"What exactly is bioconstruction? And are there any bioconstruction companies out there?
Eco-Friendly Credit Cards With Great Rewards For You — and the PlanetWe’ve rounded up a few relatively green credit cards.
Recycle Week 2022 Has Been Postponed, but There Are Still Ways to Get InvolvedRecycle Week 2022 was slated for September 2022, but a recent tragedy changed the annual event's dates. Find out why the date changed.
NRDC Releases 2022's Annual 'Issue With Tissue' Report, Ranking the Most Eco-Friendly Toilet PapersThe NRDC just published its annual Issue with Tissue report, which helps consumers shop for the best eco-friendly toilet paper out there.
Cute Gift Ideas for Vegetarians That Will Totally Guac Their WorldsRegardless if you're plant-based or an avid meat eater, these gift ideas for vegetarians are perfect for your meatless friends and family members.
Stella McCartney Unveils New Luxury Skincare Line, and I Got to Try It — Here Are My ThoughtsStella by Stella McCartney, a skincare line that was inspired by nature, launches today — here's my review.
How to Humanely Remove a Honey Bee Hive, Without Getting StungDo you have honey bees living in your backyard? Here's how to safely and humanely remove a honey bee hive, without getting stung.
Are Receipts Recyclable? The Answer Depends Upon One FactorMany 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!
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.