Green Living

10 Earth Day Facts You Probably Never Knew

Don't know much about Earth Day? Prep for any Earth Day quiz with these fun facts and bits of trivia. 

9 Earth Day Tips to Celebrate Earth Day Every Day

You’ll be surprised how easy it is to make one or more of these save-the-planet ideas part of your daily routine.

How—and Why—One Woman Lives in 150 Square Feet

What do you do when you’re a reluctant city dweller craving nature? If you’re ecologist Jenny Carney, you build yourself a tiny remote getaway (with a little help from Pa).

Where to Buy Faux Leather Purses and Shoes That Look Like the Real Thing

No one will ever believe that these luxe-looking accessories are actually fake leather. 

6 Things That Are Naturally Antibacterial to Safely Disinfect Your Home 

Skip the harsh chemical sprays in favor of these safer alternatives. Bonus: They’re probably already in your pantry.

How to Reduce Food Waste

Every year, the United States chucks nearly 40 percent of its food. Dana Gunders, a senior scientist at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the author of The Waste-Free Kitchen Handbook, offers money- and planet-saving tips.

This New Wipe Is Safe Enough To Clean Your Kitchen Counters and Your Face

Say hello to the world’s first wipe made of 100 percent plant starch.

Recycling Symbols, Decoded

What do those symbols on plastic bottles mean? And why are they different from the ones on the box your latest online purchase came in? Here, the cheat sheet you need properly dispose of recyclables. 

5 Unexpected Causes of Pollution

Five surprising ways you're hurting the environment—and the surprisingly easy changes you can make to be greener. 

10 All-Natural, DIY Cleaners to Scrub Every Inch of Your Home

Try these simple, green recipes you can make yourself.