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.... Read more..
Green is the 'in' color these days, with just about every motor manufacturer from Toyota to what is left of General Motors, through their U.K. subsidiary Vauxhall, all developing their own hybrid cars.... Read more..
Soup is an easy, quick and inexpensive way to bring the whole family together for dinner. ... Read more..
You faithfully separate your paper and plastic recyclables and purchase phosphate-free laundry detergent, but a look at your cleaning cabinet reveals bottles displaying skulls and crossbones.... Read more..
Laundry's one of those never-ending chores, and it does more than eat into your schedule.... Read more..
I love all holidays, big or small: Thanksgiving, Christmas … even Arbor Day! ... Read more..
You already know to carry around a reusable tote.... Read more..
When most people think of hybrid cars, they imagine practical, mild-mannered vehicles. But could we someday see hybrid racecars burning up the tracks?... Read more..
"Paper or plastic?" That is the major question that shoppers usually face as they check out at the supermarket.... Read more..
It's safe to say neither cats nor dogs give one whisker about whether the products they use are eco-friendly. Yet more pet owners do -- and the pet industry is responding. ... Read more..
Your mother was right: Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day -- for many reasons.... Read more..
Whether you live in an urban or rural area, enjoying the outdoors is something many Americans have in common, and we experience it in different ways -- both big and small -- from growing herbs on the back porch to perusing the community farmer's market in town.... Read more..
This year, make a resolution to keep your resolutions. Whether you’re hoping to make changes in your body (lose those 10 pounds!), your mind (finally learn Chinese!) or your home (start recycling!), begin by creating a realistic list of goals for 2012. ... Read more..
Open a faucet, and fresh water will quench thirst. Turn a handle, and a shower will invigorate a person. But what if the tap was dry, and bringing water home were your job?... Read more..
Polar bears are loved by people of all ages, all around the world. These magnificent, powerful animals live nowhere else except the Arctic, and they need our help.... Read more..
Cash back. Product rebates. Tax incentives. These are phrases we love to hear when purchasing large home appliances. The real bonuses start if you purchase energy-efficient solutions, because homeowners continue to save every month by using less energy and lowering utility bills. ... Read more..
Protecting the environment can sometimes mean spending more, but there are plenty of ways that greening your life can help keep more green in your wallet. ... Read more..
As the mother of a 2-year old boy with an unrelenting affinity for mud pies and finger paints, I spend most of my free time doing laundry.... Read more..
Being aware of your home's carbon footprint takes targeted effort, but it can also save you money.... Read more..
ith just a little eco-savvy, creating a greener home can be a breeze for busy moms. Here, Terra Wellington, author of The Mom’s Guide to Growing Your Family Green, shares seven simple solutions for planet-friendly living.... Read more..