Most neighborhood parks in the United States are geared toward younger people, which limits their use, a new study suggests.
Climate change could cause many major American cities to experience more days with heavy ozone pollution in the coming decades, a new study predicts.
Air pollution can increase the risk of premature death, even decades later, one of the longest running air pollution studies suggests.
Each new electric-car driver will have a few things to learn. Check out these tips on how, where, and when to charge up that new plug-in vehicle.
The dishwasher has revolutionized cleaning, even though many people still do it by hand. Yet experts all agree on one thing: It’s time to turn to technology, if it’s available to you.
The U.K.’s first poop-powered bus hit the road this week, ferrying fare-paying passengers around parts of south-west England.
You’ve unboxed your new computer and are a ready to enjoy the faster processor, better display, and shiny new keys – but what do you do with your old computer? Here are six uses for your old computer.
Check out these tips from eco-minded moms on encouraging conservation and reducing waste among the younger set.
Here is a green science project idea that’s sure to put your kid at the head of the class. It’s a rainforest terrarium made from an old soda bottle.
Making something new out of something old is a great way to teach your kids about the power of recycling.
Farmers markets are booming this time of year. But before you head off to one there are three insider secrets you’ll want to bring along.
When the sticky-steamy days of summer heat up, it’s such a relief to crank up the AC, but did you realize that half of all the energy that your home uses is tied to cooling it down?
Your house’s air quality and the products you use every day can all have an effect on your health and that of your family. Here’s how to make your home a safer and healthier place to live.
Many consumers are switching over to reusable grocery bags. Unfortunately, there is a down side to using these bags instead of disposable grocery bags.
Summer time and grilling go hand in hand. And keeping things eco-friendly is easier now than ever before. Here are a few green tips to keep in mind this summer.
Karen Cicero asked two staff members at the Environmental Working Group what her organic must-buys should be — and where she can save some money.
There are effective ways to rid your home of lingering litter box odors — without having to resort to using any harsh chemicals.
According to a recent study, sales of electric cars will skyrocket in the next five years. But in the overall scheme of the global car market, they will still be niche players.
Just about everyone seems to be carrying around cough drops and tissues these days. Here are a few homemade remedies that can help you soothe that cough.
Alison Sigethy is a new breed or artist, often referred to as an eco-artist.
‘Carbon footprint’ has a simple definition, but for the everyday person, understanding its parts takes some digging.
For over three decades, Earth Day has been gaining momentum in the environmental movement. Learn more about it here.
Composting may seem complicated but Deb Martin, co-author of The Complete Compost Gardening Guide, has some tips on using waste wisely.
Easter baskets are the perfect way to celebrate the arrival of spring, but if you’re not careful, your cute little bunny bin could be anything but a friend to the environment.
To keep your skin healthy and radiant, you may be tempted to visit the beauty aisle. But the quickest, most efficient skin care remedies are already in your kitchen.
Whether your take your coffee breaks in your living room or in the corporate kitchen, here are some steps to add eco-awareness to your professional life.
Helping the planet doesn’t have to mean making big changes. These seven no-fuss, nearly instant tweaks to your everyday life will help your family go green the easy way.
The growing world of planet-friendly clothing will soon have your closet boasting some green along with your old duds. Here’s what you need to know about eco-conscious style.
A greener household doesn’t happen overnight, but it can happen over three days. Here are three easy green changes to make over 72 hours.
There are so many small changes that can make a big difference in the amount of waste we create. Green lifestyle expert Sara Snow shares her five best tips for adhering to the adage “Waste not, want not.”
You can’t stop the cold, but you can stop spending so much on your winter energy bill. Try these small changes that will add up to big savings:
Jars, paper towel tubes, shoe boxes and detergent bottles are all contenders for a useful second act.
Ready to make some eco-friendly changes, but not sure where to begin? Start with the things you do each day: chores!
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