DIY beauty adventure: Oatmeal mask
DIY beauty adventure: Oatmeal mask

Six easy steps to making your own face mask. The result? Softer, smoother skin that's no longer insatiably thirsty. And it's practically free!

Climate change may mean more smoggy days to come
Climate change may mean more smoggy days to come

Climate change could cause many major American cities to experience more days with heavy ozone pollution in the coming decades, a new study predicts.

Smog's health effects persist for decades
Smog's health effects persist for decades

Air pollution can increase the risk of premature death, even decades later, one of the longest running air pollution studies suggests.

Electric car charging: The basics you need to know
Electric car charging: The basics you need to know

Each new electric-car driver will have a few things to learn. Check out these tips on how, where, and when to charge up that new plug-in vehicle.

8 steps you can take to go green and save money
8 steps you can take to go green and save money

Save hundreds of dollars -- and benefit the planet -- with these easy energy fixes.

Why you should be using your dishwasher
Why you should be using your dishwasher

The dishwasher has revolutionized cleaning, even though many people still do it by hand. Yet experts all agree on one thing: It's time to turn to technology, if it's available to you.

Electric car charging: The basics you need to know
Electric car charging: The basics you need to know

Each new electric-car driver will have a few things to learn. Check out these tips on how, where, and when to charge up that new plug-in vehicle.

8 steps you can take to go green and save money
8 steps you can take to go green and save money

Save hundreds of dollars -- and benefit the planet -- with these easy energy fixes.

Why you should be using your dishwasher
Why you should be using your dishwasher

The dishwasher has revolutionized cleaning, even though many people still do it by hand. Yet experts all agree on one thing: It's time to turn to technology, if it's available to you.

Whoops. K-Cup inventor doesn’t use them, kind of regrets inventing them
Whoops. K-Cup inventor doesn’t use them, kind of regrets inventing them

What happens to all of those K-Cups after you've had your coffee?

Electric motorcycle gangs: You'll never hear them coming
Electric motorcycle gangs: You'll never hear them coming

What's it like riding with a dozen or so electric motorcycles? Well, you can have a conversation at any stoplight.

Poop-powered bus hits British roads
Poop-powered bus hits British roads

The U.K.'s first poop-powered bus hit the road this week, ferrying fare-paying passengers around parts of south-west England.

Cross-country electric-car trips: Reality for a few, getting closer for many
Cross-country electric-car trips: Reality for a few, getting closer for many

The idea of traveling long distances in electric cars that have to be recharged after only 70 or 80 miles--or even 250 miles--may seem absurd to some.

Five big myths about green cars and gas mileage, debunked
Five big myths about green cars and gas mileage, debunked

In the interests of helping you actually save money by using less gasoline, here are five favorite myths about green vehicles.

January 21st, 9:44 am
Branding Bad: 10 Eco-marketing car labels that mean nothing
Branding Bad: 10 Eco-marketing car labels that mean nothing

Pretty much every carmaker wants to brand itself green -- or at least fuel-efficient.

December 3rd, 9:53 am
6 ways to repurpose a retired PC
6 ways to repurpose a retired PC

You’ve unboxed your new computer and are a ready to enjoy the faster processor, better display, and shiny new keys – but what do you do with your old computer? Here are six uses for your old computer.

August 20th, 3:00 pm
Summer, sensibly: Four 2013 convertibles with good gas mileage
Summer, sensibly: Four 2013 convertibles with good gas mileage

It's now possible to have fun in the sun and get good gas mileage, with convertibles getting ever more frugal.

May 28th, 10:00 am
Conservation with kids
Conservation with kids

Check out these tips from eco-minded moms on encouraging conservation and reducing waste among the younger set.

July 11th, 4:09 pm
Create a soda bottle rainforest
Create a soda bottle rainforest

Here is a green science project idea that's sure to put your kid at the head of the class. It's a rainforest terrarium made from an old soda bottle.

September 17th, 3:39 pm
Green bling: DIY bottle cap charm bracelets
Green bling: DIY bottle cap charm bracelets

These one-of-a-kind bottle cap charm bracelets are easy to make, totally green and very creative!

August 20th, 9:57 am
Recycle those old crayons
Recycle those old crayons

Making something new out of something old is a great way to teach your kids about the power of recycling.

August 20th, 9:44 am

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Farmers market secrets
Farmers market secrets

Farmers markets are booming this time of year. But before you head off to one there are three insider secrets you'll want to bring along.

August 6th, 12:27 pm
Beat the heat by keeping your home cool and green
Beat the heat by keeping your home cool and green

When the sticky-steamy days of summer heat up, it's such a relief to crank up the AC, but did you realize that half of all the energy that your home uses is tied to cooling it down?

July 16th, 12:17 pm
8 ways to make your home healthier
8 ways to make your home healthier

Your house's air quality and the products you use every day can all have an effect on your health and that of your family. Here's how to make your home a safer and healthier place to live.

June 7th, 8:09 am
Possible dangers from bacteria in reusable grocery bags
Possible dangers from bacteria in reusable grocery bags

Many consumers are switching over to reusable grocery bags. Unfortunately, there is a down side to using these bags instead of disposable grocery bags.

June 18th, 3:42 pm
Grill the green way this summer
Grill the green way this summer

Summer time and grilling go hand in hand. And keeping things eco-friendly is easier now than ever before. Here are a few green tips to keep in mind this summer.

June 19th, 1:34 pm
Eat green and gluten-free at The Happy Tart
Eat green and gluten-free at The Happy Tart

If gluten-free basically means wheat-free, then what's so green about that? To find the answer, Scott Meeks headed to The Happy Tart, a gluten-free bakery.

June 18th, 1:58 pm
What foods should you buy organic?
What foods should you buy organic?

Karen Cicero asked two staff members at the Environmental Working Group what her organic must-buys should be -- and where she can save some money.

Natural ways to eliminate litter box odor
Natural ways to eliminate litter box odor

There are effective ways to rid your home of lingering litter box odors -- without having to resort to using any harsh chemicals.

Car market going electric
Car market going electric

According to a recent study, sales of electric cars will skyrocket in the next five years. But in the overall scheme of the global car market, they will still be niche players.

October 7th, 1:56 pm
All natural flu and cold soothers
All natural flu and cold soothers

Just about everyone seems to be carrying around cough drops and tissues these days. Here are a few homemade remedies that can help you soothe that cough. 

Meet eco-artist Alison Sigethy
Meet eco-artist Alison Sigethy

Alison Sigethy is a new breed or artist, often referred to as an eco-artist.

May 21st, 11:05 am
Electric car buying guide: Everything you need to know before you buy
Electric car buying guide: Everything you need to know before you buy

Electric vehicles can be intimidating for first time buyers. To help, here is a handy Electric car buying guide to help you along the way.

May 14th, 1:07 pm
What’s my carbon footprint?
What’s my carbon footprint?

'Carbon footprint' has a simple definition, but for the everyday person, understanding its parts takes some digging.

April 30th, 1:30 pm
What is Earth Day?
What is Earth Day?

For over three decades, Earth Day has been gaining momentum in the environmental movement. Learn more about it here.

January 19th, 3:45 pm
How does composting work?
How does composting work?

Composting may seem complicated but Deb Martin, co-author of The Complete Compost Gardening Guide, has some tips on using waste wisely.

March 26th, 1:01 pm

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