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Living a greener, more eco-friendly life doesn’t require a complete shift in your lifestyle. With our useful tips on recycling, limiting food waste, shopping sustainably, and more, you’ll start reducing your carbon footprint in no time—and save some money while you’re at it!

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How to Recycle Your Old Mattress: 6 Easy Options

Dreaming of getting a new bed? Before you do, read up on mattress recycling to upgrade without harming the planet.

How to Grow Your Own Food: A Beginner’s Guide

Everything you need to know about growing your own food at home, whether you have a large backyard or a...


33 Smart Ways to Slash Your Home Energy Bills

Feel like the household demands on your hard-earned cash are higher than ever? You're not alone. Luckily, there are steps...


How to Save Water: 11 Tips for Reducing Water Consumption

It's time to change the way we think about water conservation.


Recycling 101: Learn How to Recycle (the Right Way)

Yes, there's a right way to recycle! Learn how, and start living more sustainably in the process.

How to Save Money on Gas—18 Easy Ways to Save

Everyone's feeling a pinch at the pump, but you can save money on gas with these simple tips.


When Is the Best Time to Buy a Mattress? Top 3 Times of Year to Save

Follow this guide to learn the best time to buy a mattress, plus how to find the most comfortable bed...

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How to Clean a Shower Head (and Why You Really Need To)

That thick layer of mineral buildup on your shower head can affect the quality of your scrub down. Here's how...


60+ Clever Ways to Lower Your Household Bills and Save Money

Water bills, energy bills, cell phone bills—oh, my! Here’s how to cut costs on every household bill to yield big...


How to Make Compost at Home to Enrich Your Garden

Here's everything you need to know about how to make compost at home.


How to Recycle Old Cellphones—and 4 Things to Do First

Don't toss your old device in the trash! Cellphone recycling is easy and better for the environment.

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12 Things You Need to Clean After Returning from the Outside World

You've left your seemingly safe bubble and ventured out into the world for groceries or other essential activities—learn how to...


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5 Best Baking Soda and Vinegar Cleaning Solutions

Here's what happens when you mix baking soda and vinegar—and how to use them for cleaning.


How to Recycle Just About Anything

There's no reason for your household castoffs to be destined for the dump. Here's how to recycle almost anything, from...


14 Places to Donate Your Used or Unwanted Books

Share your favorite books with those in need by donating them to these great causes.


Here’s How to Make Your Own Non-Toxic Pesticides

Now's the time to start strategizing against the bugs, weeds, and fungi gunning for your garden. Protect it the non-toxic...

No A/C, No Problem: How to Cool Your House Without It

Feeling hot, hot, hot? These cool top tips from an expert could make you feel more comfortable.


5 Seeds to Plant in May for Fabulous, Easy-to-Grow Flowers All Summer Long

These easy-to-grow annuals almost guarantee an amazingly colorful "show" come summer. Here are tips on how to plant and fertilize...


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How Charities Spend Your Money: Eye-Opening Truths to Read Before You Donate

Know what happens when you donate money to these four organizations, and how to make sure your giving counts.