What are the barriers to adoption of sustainable behaviors, and how can we encourage people to reduce their energy consumption at home? Turns out, the solution lies with their children. This report from Oregon State University explains that when kids learned ‘energy-saving’ behavior, the parents followed suit, giving us a great path forward for future […]
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If you live in a wildfire prone area (or even if you don’t), check out these tips from NEEF about how to prepare your home for wildfires.
San Francisco yet again proves itself to be one of the most progressive cities in the US when it comes to waste by banning all styrofoam and polystyrene.
How much do we really know about the connection between EMFs and health concerns. Should we worry about our LED bulbs and EMFs?
We’re offering you a chance to share your sustainability story with our readers! Fill out our simple form to get started and inspire others on the green path.
It is National Bike Month and National Bike to Work week. How are you commuting this week?
An update to our popular 2015 list, this expanded and revised list includes the best apps for carpool, carsharing, and ridesharing, including a very important new one to bring safety and security for ladies.
Hemp holds a world of promise as a crop for food, fuel and raw product. It’s partly legal to grow, but what is holding the industry back from full growth?
Healthy body care products are just as important as healthy food: find out why you should choose organic body care and how to choose better products.
ZipCar, one of the leaders in rideshare market, has a full line of ridesharing, fleet management, and van services around the world.
Learn our tricks for healthful and delicious homemade fermentation projects, from kim chi to kraut to kefir to help get your gut in shape!
I like to think of all sharing economy options, like rideshare, carpool, and shared home services like Airbnb as more sustainable than their old school counterparts like taxis and hotels, and can help us build the sustainable city of the future. But this is the image these hip brands wish to cultivate, without the initiatives to back […]
If you want to grow your own food, but don’t have a yard to plant in, raised bed gardening might be the solution for you. In fact, even if you DO have a yard, the benefits of raised bed gardening are such that you might want to forgo the soil and build a bed anyway. […]
Homegrown food from your own garden is the most delicious way to feed your family. Gardening is nourishing for body and soul. If you have a green thumb (or always wanted to!), raised bed garden kits are a great way to get started growing your own food without too much hassle. Raised bed gardening is […]
Whether you’re an avid green thumb or a newbie gardener, raised beds are a lovely garden solution for growing fruits, vegetables and even ornamental plants. We’ve gathered 10 great raised bed garden ideas for Spring that will inspire you to bust out the seed catalogs and start measuring your yard in preparation. The following options are […]