The irony of zero-waste products.
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If we want the people in our lives to put down their steak knives and seriously consider changing their diets, we need to change the conversations we’re having with them, says food innovator Bruce Friedrich. Here’s what to say—and what not to say.
BONUS READ: Your New Favorite Weeknight Recipe Is Meat-Free (and Easy, Too) via Pocket Collections.
As the food packaging and poop baggies pile up, some owners have begun to wonder about the impact their furry friend is having on the planet.
A beautiful lawn doesn’t have to be plain.
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Orsola de Castro is a fashion designer who became a re-use revolutionary. Now she has written a book to help people care for their clothes—and the planet.
BONUS READ: Thrift Shopping Is an Environmental and Ethical Trap via Popular Science.
What should we be scoffing if we want to help fight the climate crisis from our kitchens? The question has never been more important or confusing—here is a guide to help you get started.
You already carry a reusable grocery bag, straw, and water bottle. Are you ready to take your fight against plastic to the next level?
From regrowing vegetables (no soil needed!) to deliciously repurposing leftovers, there are plenty of creative ways to stretch out the lifespan of your food.
Is it possible to keep your home free of rats, mice, moths and ants without killing them? And which ones should you get rid of—and which should you learn to live with?
Vinegar and baking soda is all you need to clean most stains.
BONUS READ: How to Get Rid of Black Mold Naturally via Country Living.
Don’t throw away your old electronics if you’ve upgraded to new devices. Here’s what to do.
Let us be your guiding light.
BONUS READ: Everything to Consider Before Buying a Portable Solar Panel via Popular Science.
The science behind recycling your food scraps at home and how it reduces emissions from landfills.
BONUS READ: Ron Finley Reveals You Can Compost More Than Just Dinner Scraps via Domino.
From swapping products and machines to using machines less and with lower temperatures, individual actions can add up in terms of environmental benefit and lower utility bills.
When heatwaves come around, passive cooling can keep people safe and curb carbon emissions. Here are the simple steps you can take.
Don’t throw them out.
BONUS READ: A Genius Way to Upcycle All Those Coffee-Table Books Collecting Dust via Domino.
If you want to reduce your impact on the environment without changing too much about how and where you explore, start by checking out these helpful, sustainability-minded mobile apps and websites.