Article Archive for Green Living

The yays and nays of recycling plastics
A Q&A with EarthTalk; reprinted with permission Where do you recycle plastic stuff like sandwich bags, Saran Wrap and plastic...
Make your next vacation an eco-friendly one
It’s the heart of the summer: the perfect time to trade the boundaries of our homes for a trek out into nature for some sun, a...
Travel light on the planet and on your pocketbook
It sometimes feels like the time you need a vacation most is when you can least afford to take one. If you’re one of the...
Your Go Zero contributions yield real, measurable results
The Conservation Fund, in partnership with U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) and Environmental Synergy Inc. (ESI),...
A DIY recipe can save your summer look without the risk of skin cancer
Thinking of hitting the tanning salon to get ready for that summer trip to the beach? You better think twice. National and...
How a Maine craftsman's signature doormats help endangered whales
If you stand on the rocky Maine coastline, you will see immediately how the sharp edge of the Atlantic separates ocean admirers...
Tips to make your garden greener
“Mary, Mary quite contrary … ” How does your garden grow? Even if the answer is “not well,” a black thumb might not be to blame....
From hamper to happiness in 8 steps
When I was 35, I looked up one day and realized that I hadn't had a life. I'd had a lot of things. I had a husband and a marriage...
How to tap into wind energy to save money and the planet.
Looking for a way to green your home without spending a lot of green? The government may be able to help. The American Recovery...
A guide to water-conscious, animal-friendly, healthy beauty
Every year, Americans spend more on beauty products than they do on education. Just shy of $100 billion is spent annually on skin...