Category: Green Living

Antiques Rising

Discovering the Green in ‘Brown’ Furniture by Yvette C. Hammett Fast food and fast fashion are common in this amped-up world. There’s also fast furniture—the...

Click and Sweat

Virtual Workouts Change the Game by Julie Peterson Welcome to the digital age, where budding gym rats, former couch potatoes and schedule-challenged fitness freaks are...

Sustainable Skiing

Eco-Practices Grow on Winter Slopes From mountain peaks to base lodges, many alpine ski resorts are working to reduce the environmental impact of their operations....

Kids With Gratitude

Making Thankfulness Second Nature by Ronica O’Hara This Thanksgiving, there’s something to be especially thankful for—gratitude itself. Emerging research shows gratitude to be one of...

The Re-Use Revolution

Plastics Peril Drives New Strategies by Yvette C. Hammett Daily news footage and photos capture the damage plastic is doing to the planet’s oceans: turtles...

Beyond Sustainability

Regenerative Agriculture Takes Aim at Climate Change by Yvette C. Hammett Most people have never heard of regenerative agriculture, but there’s plenty of talk about...

Help for Home Gardeners

Extension Agents at Your Service by Yvette C. Hammett Many home gardeners readily list flies, wasps and beetles among the “pests” in their gardens. However,...

Plants Talk

Discover Their Secret Language by April Thompson While flowers are known to lean toward light, a growing body of research is demonstrating plants also respond...