Sustainable living refers to the lifestyle changes anyone can make to live a "greener" life.
- Whether 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.
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.
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.
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.
Tiny Homes For Sale — A Buying Guide to Purchasing Your Dream ResidenceAre you in the market to down-size your current residence? Check out where to start your search for tiny homes that are currently for sale.
How to Host Galentine’s Day, SustainablyWhen is Galentine’s Day 2022? Here are all the details on this year’s holiday, plus a few tips on how to host Galentine’s Day, sustainably.
Mask Mandates Are Not Causing Litter — The System IsA new study frames mask mandates as the cause of increased PPE litter — but it's the system that's at fault.
American BPA Exposure Levels Are Too High — Here’s How to Avoid the Plastic ChemicalWe’ve got you covered with how to avoid BPA exposure, a lot of which comes down to making easy swaps around the house.
Men Care About Sustainable Living, Too — Just Look at These Influencers and ActivistsSomething that may help the men in your life level up is encouraging them to follow male sustainability influencers.
Tips to Keep Your Lunar New Year Festivities SustainableIf you're looking to celebrate Lunar New Year, there are so many ways to keep your celebrations as sustainable as possible.
The Environmental Impact of Gas Stoves May Be Much Higher Than We Thought, Study ShowsAre gas stoves bad for the environment? They're featured in many households worldwide, but a new study shows their impact is higher than we thought.
Beagle Freedom Project Founder on the Importance of Going Cruelty-Free (Exclusive)We caught up with the Beagle Freedom Project's founder Shannon Keith and Grounds & Hounds' Jordan Karcher, about their recent partnership.
With "West Elm Caleb" Drama Behind Her, TikTok's Kate Glavan Shares Her "Green Routine" With Us (Exclusive)Kate Glavan, a TikTok creator who recently found herself at the center of the West Elm Caleb incident on TikTok, talks sustainability and wellness with us.
Read an Excerpt From 'Green Living,' a New Book From Green MattersHere's an excerpt from our book, 'Green Living: A Comprehensive Guide to a Happy and Sustainable Life.'
9 Firestarter Gadgets to Ensure Your Summer Campfires Are Top-NotchWhether you're planning a big camping trip this summer, or if you're simply pitching a tent in your yard, these firestarter gadgets are incredible.
Sustainable Rosé: A Guide to Drinking Pink, Without the Eco-GuiltWhether you're drinking rosé in the sunshine, or if you're holed up in your apartment, there's nothing better than a sustainable bottle of rosé.
HGTV's Jeremiah Brent on His New Grove Co. Line and “Green Routine” (Exclusive)On behalf of Grove Co., we spoke with HGTV designer Jeremiah Brent, who shared details on his home scents line, as well as his Green Routine.
Live Vicariously Through These Incredible #VanLife Instagram AccountsTo live vicariously through people who frequently travel and live sustainably, follow these van life Instagram accounts for inspiration.
Underrated Kitchen Gadgets That Will Up Your Vegan Home Cooking GameIf you're an avid home cook who appreciates making next-level vegan creations, you should definitely consider buying these underrated kitchen gadgets.