It's safe to say neither cats nor dogs give one whisker about whether the products they use are eco-friendly. Yet more pet owners do -- and the pet industry is responding. ... Read more..
Your mother was right: Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day -- for many reasons.... Read more..
Whether you live in an urban or rural area, enjoying the outdoors is something many Americans have in common, and we experience it in different ways -- both big and small -- from growing herbs on the back porch to perusing the community farmer's market in town.... Read more..
This year, make a resolution to keep your resolutions. Whether you’re hoping to make changes in your body (lose those 10 pounds!), your mind (finally learn Chinese!) or your home (start recycling!), begin by creating a realistic list of goals for 2012. ... Read more..
Open a faucet, and fresh water will quench thirst. Turn a handle, and a shower will invigorate a person. But what if the tap was dry, and bringing water home were your job?... Read more..
Polar bears are loved by people of all ages, all around the world. These magnificent, powerful animals live nowhere else except the Arctic, and they need our help.... Read more..
Cash back. Product rebates. Tax incentives. These are phrases we love to hear when purchasing large home appliances. The real bonuses start if you purchase energy-efficient solutions, because homeowners continue to save every month by using less energy and lowering utility bills. ... Read more..
Protecting the environment can sometimes mean spending more, but there are plenty of ways that greening your life can help keep more green in your wallet. ... Read more..
As the mother of a 2-year old boy with an unrelenting affinity for mud pies and finger paints, I spend most of my free time doing laundry.... Read more..
Being aware of your home's carbon footprint takes targeted effort, but it can also save you money.... Read more..
ith just a little eco-savvy, creating a greener home can be a breeze for busy moms. Here, Terra Wellington, author of The Mom’s Guide to Growing Your Family Green, shares seven simple solutions for planet-friendly living.... Read more..
In the Horn of Africa, barren landscapes and dirt fields surround large riverbeds that are totally dry. Herds of goats and camels, tired and emaciated, walk through parched lands in search of food and water. It's the worst drought the region has seen in 60 years.... Read more..
Follow these 5 easy steps to organize your way to well-being.... Read more..
Give your daily tasks an eco-upgrade with these easy changes that make a big difference... Read more..
Forget the grocery store -- the new go-to spot for the freshest produce? Your backyard. These five steps will get your garden up to planet-friendly speed in no time flat. ... Read more..
You're probably looking forward to bringing the family together over a big, beautiful meal on November 25. What could be better than showing your kids how to celebrate the holiday in planet- and wallet-friendly ways?... Read more..
No matter where your family is traveling this summer, you can make your trip a little greener by giving eco-friendly hostess gifts. Here, some easy ideas.... Read more..
You try to save water every day -- but how can you convince your kids to do the same? Try these expert tips for conserving water as a family.... Read more..
Using less water is a great way to help the planet and save a lot of money. Plus it’s easier than you may think! Here’s how to use less and save more. ... Read more..
Reduce, reuse, recycle: We all know the phrase. While reducing what you use is one thing, understanding the difference between reusing and recycling is another. ... Read more..