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Reduce Waste This Holiday Season

The holidays are a great time of year. You get to spend time with friends and family, have a few extra days off if you’re lucky, and receive great presents that you look forward to all year. In the midst of all this excitement, many people forget one crucial factor:...

How to Prevent Holiday Food Waste

Food waste is a big problem around the world. Not only does food waste enhance harmful environmental impacts from farming and manufacturing, but it also highlights the disparity between those with enough and those with nothing. No one feels great about throwing away...

Eco-Friendly Tips for New Parents

New parents are juggling a million things at once, and I don’t think there’s a parent alive who hasn’t tried to cut corners where they can. While you can’t avoid changing diapers or feeding your child, it is incredibly easy for parents to buy the cheapest, quickest...

Minimize Energy Consumption in a Larger Home

When you’re young, it’s easy to take energy for granted. As kids, we don’t pay the bills, and parents may not enforce energy-saving habits. As young adults, we’re often paying minuscule electric bills to maintain our tiny apartments. However, once you buy your first...

Useful Tips on Domestic Water Conservation

Not many people realize that there are dozens of things that they can do to not only reduce their water bill but also to conserve the environment. When you use less water in the home, you will be preventing pollution of the nearest sources of water, and you will also...

Unusual Items to Recycle

There is no limit on what to recycle! People think that only the typical items can be recycled – bottles, cans, cardboard. However, there are many materials that you many not know are also welcomed with open arms. Here are a few of them, according to...

Eco-Friendly Cookout Supplies

Summertime is here, which means spending more time outside. Summer is the season for campouts, swimming, grilling, and having friends and family over for weekend cookouts. For the earth-conscious host, there are many sustainable cookout supply options that won’t break...

Best Environmentally-Friendly Houseplants

The stale air in your house isn’t just a nuisance, but, according to EPA, it can also affect your health. Fortunately, there is a simple solution to improving the air quality: a few houseplants. A Brief Overview Items that we use on a daily basis can be sources...

The Buzz About Honeybees

The plight of the honeybees has been making headlines as colonies are disappearing at a rate that is alarming to scientists and naturalists alike. Though most people avoid bees because of the risk of being stung, they are a vitally important part of our ecosystem. Why...

How Planting Trees Can Improve Your Environment

Trees are more than just a decorative feature of a landscape; they provide real benefits for the environment. Whether they are deciduous or coniferous, hardwood or softwood, planting trees can improve the environment in several ways. Cleaner Air Outdoor air pollution...