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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Recycle

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]

Study reveals "ugly sweaters" add to the plastic pollution problem Study reveals "ugly sweaters" add to the plastic pollution problem

Many Americans attend ugly Christmas sweater parties. But in Britain, there’s even an annual Christmas Jumper [another term for “sweater”] Day that fuels the trade in hideous holiday garb. Now, research by the environmental charity Hubbub blames ugly sweaters as yet another contributor to the plastic pollution crisis. The study found that one... [Read more from this category]

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Green Living

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 →

How Dow seeks to turn plastic waste into a circular resource How Dow seeks to turn plastic waste into a circular resource

The company’s global sustainability director addresses her passion for social innovation, her philosophy for investments and what makes for successful collaboration. Here is the original: How Dow seeks to turn plastic waste into a circular resource  Read More →

Experimental, net-positive energy development in India is a prototype for future sustainable housing Experimental, net-positive energy development in India is a prototype for future sustainable housing

Communities around the globe are struggling to find feasible options for affordable and sustainable housing to meet the needs of growing urban populations. Now, one forward-thinking firm, Auroville Design Consultants , is leading the charge with Humanscapes, an 18,000-square-foot, net-positive energy, experimental housing complex located in Auroville,... [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]

IUCN finds ocean oxygen levels dropping at record rates IUCN finds ocean oxygen levels dropping at record rates

Marine life is in serious trouble if ocean oxygen levels continue to plummet. A new report by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) reveals that ocean oxygen levels have decreased by about 2 percent since the middle of the 20th century, and continued deoxygenation will put wildlife and human survival in danger. The report, which... [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]

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