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

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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

First Annual Earth911 Sustainability Awards First Annual Earth911 Sustainability Awards

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Earth911 Podcast, April 5, 2019: Recycling Issues with ISRI Chief Lobbyist Billy Johnson Earth911 Podcast, April 5, 2019: Recycling Issues with ISRI Chief Lobbyist Billy Johnson

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Earth911 Podcast, March 29, 2019: Sana Packaging Aims for Sustainable Cannabis Earth911 Podcast, March 29, 2019: Sana Packaging Aims for Sustainable Cannabis

The fast-growing cannabis industry is a growing source of packaging … The post... 

How Climate Modeling Helps Us Understand Climate Change How Climate Modeling Helps Us Understand Climate Change

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Recycle

Jason Momoa shaves beard to shine a spotlight on plastic pollution Jason Momoa shaves beard to shine a spotlight on plastic pollution

When you have 11 million Instagram followers, your simplest move can elicit thousands of comments. When you’re ready for a major transformation, such as shaving off the beard you’ve been growing since 2012, you can pair the shearing with a save-the-world message. So we understand a viral video of Jason Momoa, beloved Game of Thrones star, shaving... [Read more from this category]

RBURN upcycles North Face tents into one-of-a-kind bags RBURN upcycles North Face tents into one-of-a-kind bags

The North Face and British designer Christopher Raeburn of RÆBURN  have recently collaborated to launch a new line of accessories handcrafted from recycled tents. Introduced late last month, the unique collection consists of three distinct items—a tote bag, drawstring bag, and Rae Bag—that all feature RÆBURN’s iconic “REMADE, REDUCED, RECYCLED,... [Read more from this category]

A guide to the different types of plastic A guide to the different types of plastic

BPA, PET, HDPE. You’re trying to do the right thing by recycling, following health alerts and shopping wisely, but you’re not fluent in molecular chemistry. So how do you decipher exactly what it all means and how to stay green? We’re here to help with a handy guide on different types of plastic and how they impact the planet and your... [Read more from this category]

These sneakers are painted with cast-off blood from slaughterhouses These sneakers are painted with cast-off blood from slaughterhouses

When you think of materials suitable for making shoes , blood probably doesn’t come to mind. If you think it’s not possible though, you’d be wrong. To prove it, nat-2  designer Sebastian Thies and Eindhoven-based designer Shahar Livne have teamed up to create sustainable sneakers made from real blood. Your first question is likely, “Where... [Read more from this category]

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Green Living

Jason Momoa shaves beard to shine a spotlight on plastic pollution Jason Momoa shaves beard to shine a spotlight on plastic pollution

When you have 11 million Instagram followers, your simplest move can elicit thousands of comments. When you’re ready for a major transformation, such as shaving off the beard you’ve been growing since 2012, you can pair the shearing with a save-the-world message. So we understand a viral video of Jason Momoa, beloved Game of Thrones star, shaving... [Read more from this category]

These sweet teardrop trailers for adventurers run on solar power These sweet teardrop trailers for adventurers run on solar power

We’ve covered quite a few teardrop trailers over the years, but Evolve ‘s new solar-powered trailers are really out of this world. The British Columbia-based company has just unveiled its latest models, the Evolve Traverse and the Evolve Outing. Both campers run on solar power and are clad in an all-aluminum frame to create an ultra durable... [Read more from this category]

Vegan organization receives post-hurricane windfall Vegan organization receives post-hurricane windfall

The Million Dollar Vegan campaign gave $100,000 to vegan humanitarian aid organization  Chilis on Wheels  to help survivors of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. As reported here in February, 12-year-old activist Genesis Butler made an intriguing proposition to Pope Francis: go vegan for Lent, and Butler and her Million Dollar Vegan campaign would donate... [Read more from this category]

RBURN upcycles North Face tents into one-of-a-kind bags RBURN upcycles North Face tents into one-of-a-kind bags

The North Face and British designer Christopher Raeburn of RÆBURN  have recently collaborated to launch a new line of accessories handcrafted from recycled tents. Introduced late last month, the unique collection consists of three distinct items—a tote bag, drawstring bag, and Rae Bag—that all feature RÆBURN’s iconic “REMADE, REDUCED, RECYCLED,... [Read more from this category]

National Parks are offering free entry on April 20 to celebrate National Park Week National Parks are offering free entry on April 20 to celebrate National Park Week

Take advantage of the warmer weather by visiting any number of the hundreds of national parks across the country on April 20 for absolutely free. The National Parks Service is celebrating National Park Week by offering free entry into all of the 418 parks spread throughout the United States. If you have never been to a national park or if it has been... [Read more from this category]

Ocean plastic waste has been a problem since the 1950s, reveals 60-year plankton study Ocean plastic waste has been a problem since the 1950s, reveals 60-year plankton study

A 60-year study on plankton has revealed the dark truth about the history of ocean plastic waste . The study shows how plastics have been polluting our oceans since at least the 1950s and how the problem has steadily gotten worse in the six decades since. The first documented case of ocean plastic waste was fishing twine discovered in the 1950s. The... [Read more from this category]

A sustainable meal plan filled with recipes for Earth Day A sustainable meal plan filled with recipes for Earth Day

Not all food is created equal, and not all foods are healthy for the planet. You’ve seen the headlines. Manufacturing plants suck up water, pollute with chemicals and damage the surrounding landscape. Raising cattle and other livestock is also associated with earth-damaging consequences. Most environmentalists agree that plant-based products offer... [Read more from this category]

This elevated prefab home in Chile takes in striking volcano views This elevated prefab home in Chile takes in striking volcano views

In the Chilean city of Pucón, Santiago architect Alejandro Soffia has recently completed a prefab home that visually pops against its wooded surroundings. Fittingly named the Yellow House after its bright yellow facade, the modular residence is elevated off the ground for reduced site impact and to create a treehouse-like feel. The home’s modules... [Read more from this category]

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