Green Tips

6 easy tips to green your Fourth of July 6 easy tips to green your Fourth of July

Although the Fourth of July is a wonderful time to celebrate our freedom with... 

8 Green Tips for 8 Days of Hanukkah 8 Green Tips for 8 Days of Hanukkah

Happy Hanukkah! Running from today, Dec. 12, to Dec. 20 … The post 8 Green... 

13 Green Tips That Can Save You Over $5,000 A Year 13 Green Tips That Can Save You Over $5,000 A Year

Simple shifts to greener versions of the products you already buy can save you... 

Spring Cleaning: 6 Green Tips to Organize and Simplify Your Home Spring Cleaning: 6 Green Tips to Organize and Simplify Your Home

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Green Tech

Building a Composting Toilet Building a Composting Toilet

Although sewers and septic systems served the U.S. well in … The post Building... 

Live Now on Google Assistant: Earth911 Recycling Search Live Now on Google Assistant: Earth911 Recycling Search

Last week, Google announced its partnership with Earth911 to bring … The post... 

Bill Gates’ Favorite Toilet Bill Gates’ Favorite Toilet

Everyone knows Microsoft’s Bill Gates made his billions developing high-tech …... 

Earth911’s 5 Things Today: COP25 Carbon Commitments, Climate Models, & Water Filtration Progress Earth911’s 5 Things Today: COP25 Carbon Commitments, Climate Models, & Water Filtration Progress

Every day brings new climate information and news about scientific … The post... 

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Earth-friendly holiday gift ideas for your entire family Earth-friendly holiday gift ideas for your entire family

Wondering what to give every family member on your list — parents, siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins? Here are this year’s green gift recommendations from Inhabitat to help you decide which eco-conscious presents to give this holiday season. Zero-waste makeup Beauty and personal care products are wonderful ideas for gift-giving.... [Read more from this category]

Kansas City approves free public transportation for all Kansas City approves free public transportation for all

Last week, the city council of Kansas City unanimously voted for free public transportation via the Zero Fare Transit proposal. The program will boost ridership of city transit systems, allaying concerns about equity and the challenges of global greenhouse gas emissions and the climate crisis . Kansas City’s streetcar service is already free, and... [Read more from this category]

P+365 is turning abandoned festival tents into wearable merchandise P+365 is turning abandoned festival tents into wearable merchandise

When Tuo Lei came across an image of thousands of discarded tents strewn across festival grounds and destined for landfill, the designer saw potential. Lei’s P+365 project takes abandoned tents from music festivals and repurposes the material into streetwear to be sold the following year at the same event (hence the “365” to symbolize the... [Read more from this category]

Sustainable holiday gifts for babies and kids Sustainable holiday gifts for babies and kids

Children innately have a curiosity about the world around them, and that curiosity can be cultivated into awareness and love for our planet. So this holiday season, give out eco-friendly gifts or green presents that your favorite kiddos can enjoy all while helping the Earth, too. Vegan shoes Vegan Chic is 100 percent vegan fashion with products vetted... [Read more from this category]

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Green Living

Earth-friendly holiday gift ideas for your entire family Earth-friendly holiday gift ideas for your entire family

Wondering what to give every family member on your list — parents, siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins? Here are this year’s green gift recommendations from Inhabitat to help you decide which eco-conscious presents to give this holiday season. Zero-waste makeup Beauty and personal care products are wonderful ideas for gift-giving.... [Read more from this category]

Fuksas designs a zero-impact public square in the heart of Sofia Fuksas designs a zero-impact public square in the heart of Sofia

Italian design firm Studio Fuksas has recently revealed designs for the new Sveta Nedelya Square, a “ zero-impact ” public space in the heart of Sofia, Bulgaria. Located in front of the medieval Sveta Nedelya Church, the project will bridge the city’s ancient roots and modern urbanism with a contemporary design that shows off the city’s historic... [Read more from this category]

Greta Thunberg is Time magazines 2019 Person of the Year Greta Thunberg is Time magazines 2019 Person of the Year

Time magazine has just announced its 2019 Person of the Year, and it is Greta Thunberg. So far, the 16-year-old is the youngest individual to receive the recognition, thanks to her youthful activism that has brought global attention to the planet’s climate crisis . It all began when she skipped school back in August 2018 to hold a strike in front... [Read more from this category]

Ark tiny home blends off-grid capability with elevated design Ark tiny home blends off-grid capability with elevated design

These days, designing an off-grid tiny home doesn’t have to mean forgoing attractive design. Built by Willowbee Tiny Homes , the Ark was designed to go completely off the grid thanks to a full solar package, a fresh water holding tank, a gray water holding tank and a composting toilet. Furthermore, all of these incredible sustainable design elements... [Read more from this category]

Climate Neutral Certification labels products with minimized carbon footprints Climate Neutral Certification labels products with minimized carbon footprints

The idea of the Climate Neutral Certification is a simple one — give businesses the opportunity to identify their carbon emissions and then reduce them and pay for programs that offset them. Climate Neutral, an independent, nonprofit organization, monitors the entire process and provides a unique certification for companies that meet all four criteria.... [Read more from this category]

The moral hazard of celebrating incrementalism The moral hazard of celebrating incrementalism

There are two narratives coming from COP25: we’re doing fine and we’re doing terrible. What if there was another? View post: The moral hazard of celebrating incrementalism  Read More →

Episode 200: Biomimicry maven talks Project Positive, Walmart exec chats up Project Gigaton Episode 200: Biomimicry maven talks Project Positive, Walmart exec chats up Project Gigaton

Featuring interviews with Biomimicry 3.8’s co-founder Janine Benyus, and Walmart sustainability specialist Zack Freeze. Plus, Dow’s global sustainability director Haley Lowry is passionate about reducing plastic waste. More here: Episode 200: Biomimicry maven talks Project Positive, Walmart exec chats up Project Gigaton  Read More →

Climate change poses an existential risk to ocean industries. Here’s how they can respond. Climate change poses an existential risk to ocean industries. Here’s how they can respond.

And three ways to approach solutions. More here: Climate change poses an existential risk to ocean industries. Here’s how they can respond.  Read More →

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