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30 Small Ways to Green Your Cleaning Routine
The great news is, being an eco-friendly cleaner isn't all or nothing. You can make small shifts to improve the impact your cleaning routine has on the environment.
Apr 22, 2021
7 Everyday Items You Might Not Realize You Can Reuse
Save money and the environment in one go!
Apr 21, 2021
10 Home Finds So Luxe You’d Never Guess They Were Made From Recycled Plastic
And they don't cost a fortune either!
Apr 21, 2021
Bamboo Paper Products Are a Trendy, Eco-Friendly Solution
Bamboo paper products look the same as traditional paper products, and they work as just as well as traditional paper products, but are they actually better for the environment?
Apr 21, 2021
Inside the Rise of “No-Buy” Neighborhood Groups
Where else can you find sourdough, pianos, and a new way to live — for free?
Apr 20, 2021
5 Easy Ways to Make Your Work-From-Home Setup More Eco-Friendly
According to experts.
Apr 19, 2021
Two Times When "Biodegradable" Doesn't Actually Mean Biodegradable
If you're buying bamboo toothbrushes and dish cloths to help the planet, here are a few things you should know to make sure your eco-friendly intentions actually help the environment.
Apr 18, 2021
10 Furniture Items You Should Consider Buying Secondhand
According to designers, old is often > new.
Apr 16, 2021
The Eco-Friendly Home Feature That's Worth Every Penny
Do you have one?
Apr 15, 2021
9 Things You Probably Didn’t Know You Could Repurpose
From console tables transformed into bathroom sink cabinets to blanket boxes turned into side tables and more!
Apr 14, 2021
This Is The Most Unique, Sustainable Pantry You've Ever Seen
If you have blank wall space and like to upcycle, you can have a vintage, one-of-a-kind pantry.
Apr 13, 2021
This House Built Out of Straw Bale Is a Lovely Sustainable Home
Green House Tour
It was important to Julia and John to build a house in a way that was respectful of the environment and that would be sustainable to live in long-term. It took three years from when they started building to before they were able to move in, but it's because they did nearly all the work themselves while working full-time jobs.
Apr 13, 2021
14 Cleaning Product Label Buzzwords and What They Really Mean
When it comes to important values like protecting the earth and safeguarding your family's health, greenwashing makes things murky.
Apr 13, 2021
6 Easy Switches and Upgrades That Will Help You Save Money and Energy
According to sustainability experts.
Apr 13, 2021
Starbucks Is Launching a Borrow-A-Cup Program to Reduce Waste
The coffee franchise is launching a borrow-and-return trial in the Seattle area to see just how much the company can cut down on plastic waste.
Apr 12, 2021
5 Affordable Decorating Tips That Are Zero Waste, According to Reddit
The r/ZeroWaste community knows their stuff.
Apr 12, 2021
9 Plastic Wrap Alternatives
We hate to hear it, but it’s the truth: Plastic wrap is bad for the environment. So for a more sustainable kitchen, we’ve been switching to reusable alternatives. Don’t know where to start when it comes to replacing your disposable plastic wrap? Then check out the ideas below.For smaller items, repurposed glass jars work perfectly. They have the see-through nature of plastic wrap and can be popped in the dishwasher after being used.
Apr 12, 2021
It's Time Cork Flooring "Popped" Up in More Homes, and Here's Why
This trusty, do-it-all material is perfect for your home!
Apr 11, 2021
7 Easy Ways to Reuse Water at Home, Starting With Your Cooking Water
These tips will feel like second nature.
Apr 11, 2021
10 Easy, Money-Saving Changes That Will Make Your Kitchen Much Greener
Why pick between being eco-conscious and thrifty when you can do both?
Apr 8, 2021
This Is the One Easy, Sustainable Swap You Can Make at Home
According to interior designers!
Apr 7, 2021
This Is Why You Shouldn't Mix Baking Soda and Vinegar for Cleaning
Combining soda and vinegar won’t hurt anyone — but don’t expect the mixture to do a good job cleaning, either.
Apr 6, 2021
The Last Thing You Should Do with an Empty Egg Carton
It has a surprisingly versatile second life.
Mar 31, 2021
A Peek Into OxiClean's Ingredients Proves it's a Powerful Laundry Staple
Something everyone should have at home!
Mar 28, 2021
Here Are 7 Simple Lessons That Will Help Brand New Plant Parents
Less stress, more greenery.
Mar 25, 2021
The “Green” Features That Will Make Your Home Easier to Sell
According to real estate agents.
Mar 23, 2021
6 At-Home Habits You Already Have That Are Also Helping Your Plants
According to experts.
Mar 18, 2021
This $11 Amazon Find Turns an Evening Routine into Spa Night
Splish Splash
Your most frustrating bathtub woe, instantly solved.
Mar 6, 2021
The Important Step You're Missing With This $3 TJ's Bathroom Upgrade
Are you using your eucalyptus properly?
Mar 6, 2021
I’m Obsessed With Vintage Pyrex, So I Asked Experts How to Collect It
Their tips will help you grow your collection in no time.
Mar 2, 2021
5 Ways to Help People in Texas Right Now
From making donations to calling your representatives.
Feb 18, 2021
Simplehuman’s New Solution Will Make Your Small Kitchen Compost-Friendly
I've been compost-curious for a while, but adding this to my kitchen was the push I needed to finally start the practice.
Feb 7, 2021
Plant Prefab’s New Passive Homes Push The Boundaries of Sustainability
Take a look at the RPA LivingHomes 1, 2, and 3.
Jan 31, 2021
This Designer Depicts a Post-Pandemic World with Vehicles Transformed Into Planters
Designer Nicolas Abdelkader has created a collection of photos depicting his vision.
Jan 19, 2021
These Solar Panels Are Made from Plant Waste
They're made from crops that were destroyed by natural disasters.
Jan 18, 2021
This 195-Square-Foot Tiny Home on Wheels is Powered by the Sun
For life on the road and off the grid.
Dec 28, 2020
The One Thing You Should Never Do With a Gift You Don't Like
According to an etiquette expert.
Dec 26, 2020
Here’s What to Know About the Differences Between Convection and Radiant Space Heaters
When you’re sitting at home, wrapped under 40 blankets in efforts to keep the electric bill down, knowing the difference between types of heaters is probably the least of your concerns. But rather than resorting to wearing your puffer coat indoors, understanding what space heater is best will allow you to pick the best one for your situation and may even cut back on your monthly expenses.
Dec 23, 2020
This App Calculates Your Carbon Footprint and Lets You Offset It from Your Phone
All those flights, train rides, and Uber rides really add up.
Nov 27, 2020
IKEA Wants You to Go Green on Black Friday This Year
Yes it comes with step-by-step illustrated instructions.
Nov 27, 2020
I Finally Found a Sponge That Doesn’t Totally Gross Me Out
Regular sponges are basically small rectangular germ incubators, but this silicone options doesn't gross me out at all.
Nov 24, 2020
Your Detergent Bottle Is Working Against You — and Your Wallet
As it turns out, the majority of people have probably been using far too much laundry detergent for far too long.
Nov 19, 2020
This 3D Printed Sustainable Cabin Gives New Life to “Waste” Wood
It projects and embodies an eco-friendly ethos.
Nov 11, 2020
This Feel-Good Facebook Group Will Solve All of Your Decluttering Problems
Joining your local Buy Nothing group and offering up your unwanted items is mutually beneficial to both you and any potential recipient, as you're not only decluttering, but also "gifting" something useful to someone else.
Nov 11, 2020
This Sustainable Tiny Cabin Is Built to Withstand Tropical Climates and Blend In with the Mountains
It's flexible design leaves the surrounding environment untouched.
Nov 8, 2020
Jessica Alba’s Favorite Under-$30 Pan Has A Secretly Luxe Detail
It looks way more expensive than it is.
Oct 30, 2020
The 7 Best Sources to Buy Yurt Kits
Yurt shopping has never been easier.
Oct 29, 2020
The Secret to Getting Rid of Food Smells As You Cook Is Already in Your Pantry
Brussels sprouts are no match.
Oct 28, 2020
Natural Bug Repellents to Keep Your Dinners Outside Bearable
There’s nothing like a swarm of mosquitoes or army of ants to ruin your time outdoors. Even though bugs are often useful, they can put a damper on picnics, BBQs, and simply chilling outside, and leave you with some nasty bites and stings. Thankfully it’s fairly simple to find ways to keep bugs away.
Oct 24, 2020
6 Little Ways You Can Spend More Sustainably at Home (and Save Money, Too)
Try one of these cost-saving swaps.
Oct 22, 2020
A 304-Square-Foot DIY Tiny House on 16 Acres Is a Dreamy Off-Grid Paradise
There are vegetable gardens, fruit trees, sprawling forests, solar energy rainwater collection systems, and a truly STUNNING greenhouse/bathroom made from upcycled wood-frame windows, just to name a few of the amazing structures on this 16-acre homestead.
Oct 21, 2020
The First Thing You Should Do When You Get New Shampoo and Conditioner
The one tiny change that can cut down on hair-washing time, reduce consumption and packaging waste, and save money.
Oct 8, 2020
IKEA Will Stop Selling Non-Rechargeable Batteries to Reduce Global Waste
Non-rechargeable alkaline batteries will be removed by next year.
Oct 4, 2020
These Stylish Velvet Couches Are Made From Recycled Water Bottles
Sabai, an eco-friendly furniture company, doesn't want you to sacrifice style for sustainability.
Oct 4, 2020
LEGO is Ditching Single-Use Plastic Packaging, Thanks to Some Smart Kids
LEGO announced it will phase out all plastic bags within its kits with recyclable paper packaging within the next five years.
Sep 21, 2020
This 107-Square-Foot Cabin Is a Model Example of Sustainable Craftsmanship
The micro home honors the surrounding environment where it was built.
Sep 8, 2020
This New Home Collection is Like if West Elm and Eileen Fisher Had a Baby
Because they are having a baby—a new sustainable denim collection for your home!
Aug 25, 2020
This Tiny House-Inspired Wooden Camper Can Comfortably Sleep a Family of 3
Each trailer is crafted with sustainable materials.
Aug 3, 2020
The First 3D Printed House in the Czech Republic Could Float on Water
Would you live in a printable home?
Aug 2, 2020
These Homes Built on Stilts in Bali Are Like Luxe Treehouses For Adults
Oh, to be quarantined in a luxe treehouse in scenic Bali.
Aug 1, 2020
You Can Save Big on Organic Bedding and Bath During Boll & Branch’s Summer Sale
The entire site is 20% off right now!
Jul 27, 2020
Experience Nature in Cozy Cocoon-Shaped Pods at This Eco-Friendly Resort
This seedpod resort takes eco-tourism to a new level.
Jul 26, 2020
Add One of These 11 Resourceful Kitchen Habits to Your Routine This Weekend
Weekend Projects
The goal isn't to completely streamline your kitchen into a waste-free zone. Just focus on one effort, and make it a habit you can sustain week after week.
Jul 24, 2020
I’ll Never Go Back to Paper Towels After Trying These $20 Dishwasher-Safe Alternatives
Spoiler alert: You're about to save a lot of money!
Jun 18, 2020
This Solar-Powered Tiny House Is a Charming Beach Hut on Wheels
If you can’t go to the beach, let the RV—I mean, er beach—come to you.
Jun 16, 2020
This Eco-Friendly Shipping Container House Is Suspended Off the Ground to Blend In with Nature
If you’re looking for green living inspiration, you’ve come to the right place.
May 26, 2020
This Sustainable 290-Square-Foot Tiny House Can Be Configured Over 1,000 Ways
There's a built-in rainwater collection system, too!
May 25, 2020
This Affordable Tiny Dome Is An Example of What Zero-Carbon Living Could Look Like
Cheap, eco-friendly, and durable—what more could you want?
May 25, 2020
Want to be a More Ethical Plant Parent? A Biologist Answers 4 Questions You Didn’t Think to Ask
A simple tweak in your perspective could protect vulnerable ecosystems—and help garden-variety plant parents grow, too.
May 19, 2020