Category: Eco Tip

Sustainable Scrubbing

  Tips for Toxin-Free House Cleaning   Cleaning the house shouldn’t be a health hazard, yet studies have linked many popular cleaning products to asthma...

Eco-Camping

Keeping It Earth-Friendly August is prime time for camping out in the woods or at a music festival. Communing with nature or enjoying the beat...

Crops in the City

Urban Agriculture Breaks New Ground by April Thompson The average American meal travels 1,500 miles to reach its plate, according to the nonprofit Center for...

Skip the Slip

Digital Receipts Gain Momentum Compared to newspapers, magazines and junk mail, retail shopping sales receipts may seem inconsequential in their use of trees and their...

Power Switch

Taking a Home Off the Grid by Jim Motavalli Jesse Stafford and Alyssa Craft quit their jobs in 2015, bought five acres of remote land...

Saving a Drop to Drink

Our Role in the Coming Water Crisis by Jim Motavalli Although climate change gets most of the attention, the international water crisis looms just as...

Eco Fill-up

Liquid Fuel Stores Solar Energy Solar power is cheap and plentiful, but there has been no way to store it efficiently. Scientists from Chalmers University...

Exercise vs. Allergies

All the Right Moves by Marlaina Donato Seasonal allergies plague more than 26 million Americans, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, with...

Spring Decluttering

Many Benefits of Reorganizing Spring is the season of renewal, and on the home front, that means cleaning, organizing and reducing clutter. While we apply...

Tips for a Tree-Free Home

Many Ways to Pare Down Paper Use If one in five households switched to electronic bills, statements and payments, the collective impact would save 151...