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

Solar vs. Nuclear: Battle for the Best Carbon-Free Power Solar vs. Nuclear: Battle for the Best Carbon-Free Power

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Summing Up the Biggest Green News Stories of 2018 Summing Up the Biggest Green News Stories of 2018

What a year 2018 turned out to be for the … The post Summing Up the Biggest... 

Fight Greenhouse Gas Emissions While Feeding Hungry Families Fight Greenhouse Gas Emissions While Feeding Hungry Families

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10 Reuse Ideas for CDs and DVDs 10 Reuse Ideas for CDs and DVDs

Making the switch to digitized music and movies can leave … The post 10 Reuse... 

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Recycle

Lawmakers are pushing gadget manufacturers with the Right to Repair movement Lawmakers are pushing gadget manufacturers with the Right to Repair movement

The amount of electronics that we are throwing away each year is growing at an exponential rate, and this toxic trash is hazardous to both people and the planet. What are we supposed to do when our smartphones or other gadgets stop working? According to lawmakers in the United States and Europe, there is one option that should be available instead... [Read more from this category]

UK’s Guardian switches to biodegradable wrapping for newspapers UK’s Guardian switches to biodegradable wrapping for newspapers

The Guardian — a national newspaper in the U.K. — has ditched its polythene packaging and replaced it with a compostable wrapper in an effort to reduce plastic waste. The newspaper and its inserts are now packaged in a clear, biodegradable material made from potato starch that will completely compost in just six months. The choice to scrap the... [Read more from this category]

A Victorian cottage gets a stylish and sustainable makeover A Victorian cottage gets a stylish and sustainable makeover

In one of its latest eco-conscious retrofits, Australian architecture firm Green Sheep Collective has given a single-fronted timber Victorian cottage a sustainable transformation in inner Melbourne. The renovation and expansion project combined recycled and eco-certified materials with low-tech, passive solar principles to reduce the carbon footprint... [Read more from this category]

7 ways to conserve water and reduce your water footprint 7 ways to conserve water and reduce your water footprint

When it comes to conserving water , making small changes can have a huge impact. But many of us don’t really think about water shortages unless we are in the middle of a heatwave, when temperatures are consistently at 85 degrees or more. Extreme heat or not, the water system is overstretched, and with climate change , we can expect to put even more... [Read more from this category]

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Green Living

60% of wild coffee species are now threatened with extinction 60% of wild coffee species are now threatened with extinction

When people think of threatened and endangered species, charismatic animals like tigers and giant pandas are usually top of mind. But climate change  really hits home when it lands in your morning mug. Coffea arabica , the wild relative of the world’s favorite coffee, has hit the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of... [Read more from this category]

Lawmakers are pushing gadget manufacturers with the Right to Repair movement Lawmakers are pushing gadget manufacturers with the Right to Repair movement

The amount of electronics that we are throwing away each year is growing at an exponential rate, and this toxic trash is hazardous to both people and the planet. What are we supposed to do when our smartphones or other gadgets stop working? According to lawmakers in the United States and Europe, there is one option that should be available instead... [Read more from this category]

UK’s Guardian switches to biodegradable wrapping for newspapers UK’s Guardian switches to biodegradable wrapping for newspapers

The Guardian — a national newspaper in the U.K. — has ditched its polythene packaging and replaced it with a compostable wrapper in an effort to reduce plastic waste. The newspaper and its inserts are now packaged in a clear, biodegradable material made from potato starch that will completely compost in just six months. The choice to scrap the... [Read more from this category]

Solar-powered floating hotel room is designed to pop up anywhere on water Solar-powered floating hotel room is designed to pop up anywhere on water

Valencia-based architecture firm Mano De Santo has proposed a plug-and-play hotel room that could be easily transported and installed thanks to its modular, off-grid design. Dubbed the Punta de Mar Marina Lodge, the conceptual floating pavilion is a sustainable tourism initiative that targets low environmental impact. Powered with solar energy , the... [Read more from this category]

Perkins+Wills University of Hawaii building is an eco-conscious beacon in West Oahu Perkins+Wills University of Hawaii building is an eco-conscious beacon in West Oahu

The University of Hawaii West Oahu has gained a new Perkins+Will -designed addition that’s not only visually striking but also site-specific to Kapolei, a planned community on the island of Oahu. Created in collaboration with Hawaii-based KYA Design Group, the campus building offers a mix of workspaces and learning areas for students, faculty and... [Read more from this category]

A Victorian cottage gets a stylish and sustainable makeover A Victorian cottage gets a stylish and sustainable makeover

In one of its latest eco-conscious retrofits, Australian architecture firm Green Sheep Collective has given a single-fronted timber Victorian cottage a sustainable transformation in inner Melbourne. The renovation and expansion project combined recycled and eco-certified materials with low-tech, passive solar principles to reduce the carbon footprint... [Read more from this category]

7 ways to conserve water and reduce your water footprint 7 ways to conserve water and reduce your water footprint

When it comes to conserving water , making small changes can have a huge impact. But many of us don’t really think about water shortages unless we are in the middle of a heatwave, when temperatures are consistently at 85 degrees or more. Extreme heat or not, the water system is overstretched, and with climate change , we can expect to put even more... [Read more from this category]

Gorgeous cedar-clad tiny home designed to withstand Ontario’s frigid winters Gorgeous cedar-clad tiny home designed to withstand Ontario’s frigid winters

Canadian tiny home builders, Minimaliste Houses , know a thing or two about creating durable tiny homes that can stand up to extreme temperatures. The  designers are back with another stunning tiny home , the cedar-clad Magnolia. Built to withstand northern Ontario’s weather, the tiny home was designed to be energy-efficient thanks to tight... [Read more from this category]

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