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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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12 Best Online Thrift Stores for Every Style and Budget

Save money—and the planet—while shopping these thrift stores online. Did we mention you'll score some pretty unique fashion too?

Does Recycling Work? For Plastic, Studies Suggest It’s a Myth

Plastic waste is a growing problem, as studies question whether recycling really works at all


Are Laundry Pods Bad for the Environment? Here’s What You Need to Know

New findings suggest that plastic film from laundry pods may be polluting our water


California Just Banned Gas Cars—Will Your State Ban Them Next?

The planet is in trouble, and a gas-car ban just might help. But how will it affect you?


How to Build a Hydroponic Garden in Just a Few Easy Steps

Hydroponic gardening is a great way to grow food—without soil—in smaller spaces. Here's what you need to know.

What Is Ecotourism, and How Can It Help the Environment?

It's easier and more important than ever to be a responsible traveler. Here's what you need to know about ecotourism...


Meet the Man Upcycling Old Jeans into Denim Sunglasses

The U.K.-based designer is on a mission to prove that extraordinary things can be made responsibly

See How Discarded Flip-Flops from Kenya’s Beaches Become Stunning Sculptures

One innovative company in Kenya is taking upcycling to a whole new level


17 Eco-Friendly Brands You Can Support Right Now

Ease in to going green by shopping these sustainable brands


The Essential Guide to Sustainable Living

Sustainable living is good for the planet—and for you. Read on to learn how to avoid plastic, reduce your carbon...


Meet the Social Media Activists Changing the Narrative on Climate Change

These inspiring activists are taking to TikTok to bring awareness to the world’s biggest environmental issues—and showing the simple ways...

What Is Environmental Racism, and How Can We Fight It?

Environmental racism isn’t a new problem, but it often flies under the radar—with disastrous consequences. Here, experts explain what it...


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...


What We Can Learn from the World’s Most Eco-Friendly Countries

If we truly want to help the environment, we need to make some big changes. The world’s most sustainable...


10 Best Recycling Bins for Any Space

Whether you’re looking for something for your kitchen, home office or garage, these recycling bins will help you go greener...

10 Ways to Upcycle Old Clothes

Upcycling clothes is easier than you think. Here’s how to take something old and DIY it into something new—for yourself...


Is It Recyclable? 20 Questions to Test Your Recycling Smarts

Think you know what to toss in the blue bin? Test your knowledge with these recycling trivia questions.


What Is Sustainable Fish, and Why Is It Better for the Earth?

Choosing sustainable fish is better for the environment—and better for you. Here's why.


Is Bubble Wrap Recyclable? How to Handle This Popular Packing Material

Don’t throw bubble wrap into your regular recycling bin! Here’s what you need to know about this type of plastic...


Is Styrofoam Recyclable?

Learn more about Styrofoam recycling and what recycling or upcycling options you have


What Is Sustainable Food, and How It Can Help Combat Climate Change

Choosing sustainable food is vital to the health of the planet, but all the terminology can be confusing. We spoke...


What Is Greenwashing—and Why Should You Care About It?

Greenwashing is essentially a lie. But there are sustainable brands out there telling the truth. This guide will show you...


Where to Sell Old Stuff to Get the Most for Your Money

Help save the environment while earning extra cash by finding out how and where to sell your unwanted stuff


How to Live (Nearly) Plastic Free—One Woman’s Journey Shows How

It's hard to imagine a life without plastic, but these steps will help you start living (almost) plastic free

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What Is Organic Food, and Is It Better for the Earth?

There's a lot of confusion surrounding organic foods, from what the term means to labeling to purported benefits. Read on...


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...


What Is Fast Fashion, and How It’s Destroying the Environment

If you're looking to reduce your carbon footprint, adopt a greener lifestyle, or make one small change that has a...


How to Recycle Packing Material, and Why You’ll Want to Use Sustainable Shipping

Before you add another item to your online cart or toss out those packing materials, check out our tips for...


8 Ways to Be a More Sustainable Traveler

Here's how to make your next vacation a positive experience for you—and the planet.


The Future of Recycling: 13 Innovative Strategies That Could Save the Earth

It's not enough to toss your cans and water bottles into the recycling bin and hope for the best. The...