This means there's far more plastic in the ocean than scientists originally thought. A new scientific study conducted at two locations near the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary found that the plastic
These seemingly harmless household items may harm your home's plumbing or the environment. When it's time to get down to, well, business, there are a few obvious things that belong in the can and many
Rather than restrict the use of plastic bags and straws in individual cities, the Canadian government says it will work to curb plastic waste across the nation. Using the current initiative passed in European
What to be concerned about, plus advice for shopping smart. Standing in the grocery story staring at the shelves of canned tomatoes, gazing at the oat milk, scanning the packages of quinoa, you're faced
In celebration of World Environment Day, the airline illustrated what the aviation industry can do to make flying less of a drag on resources in the future. On a flight from Chicago to Los Angeles this
It's parent company, Nestlé, also intends to use recycled plastic bottles for 25 percent of its other drinks. Shoppers across the eastern seaboard will soon be able to enjoy bottled water that doesn't
An eco-expert shares simple swaps that make for greener living this season. Whether you're picnicking in the park, working on your vegetable garden, or hitting the beach, there's nothing like soaking the
Heating and cooling costs account for nearly 50% of the , according to research from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. But just because the temperature's rising doesn't mean your electricity bill
Depending on where you call home, you may be able to recycle old cookware. If not, consider upcycling it or donating it to those in need. Knowing when it's time for a new cookware set is easy: Usually,
More than 400 million pieces of plastic were found on the shores of remote islands in the Indian Ocean—including 977,000 shoes and 373,000 toothbrushes. Researchers and conservationists alike have known
Both retailers are testing out Loop, a new circular shopping platform that will allow shoppers to purchase a variety of products in reusable packaging. Grocery shopping is about to get a whole lot greener.
Just because it's garbage doesn't mean it belongs in the trash. Here, nine items that can be toxic to the environment if you toss them into your rubbish bin. You recycle cans, bottles, and paper products.
Recycling as much as possible sounds like a good idea, but you may be surprised to find out that many of the items you think belong in your recycling bin—soiled pizza boxes, paper coffee cups, and plastic
So long, Styrofoam! Igloo's "Recool" is made from 100-percent biodegradable materials. I can recall many camping trips and long-distance car rides from my childhood all suffering from a singularly annoying
Every maker has a story. Whether you use an age-old method of indigo-dyeing that you hope to preserve and pass on or are trying a new way to brew all of the benefits that nature has to offer with a single
There are now only an estimated 97,000 giraffes remaining in the wild. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced this month that it will conduct a review, which could take as long as 12 months,
Our three tricks and tools can help you cut down the amount of food you toss each year. You've probably seen, read, or heard the staggering statistic by now: up to 40 percent of food in America goes to
The new straws will still allow you to enjoy the chain's signature milkshakes, but in an Earth-friendly way. Almost a year after they first announced plans to reduce their ecological footprint by eliminating
A new trend report found that some restaurants are rewarding customers with discounts when they avoid using single-use containers. According to a new report from data analysts at MarketWatch, more restaurants
Try these easy, sustainable strategies to improve your health and reduce your footprint all at once. If you're a home cook who's interested in making changes for a better, more holistic life, these simple
Shopping sustainably for your home makes for a happier you, and a happier planet. From the clothes we wear to the fabrics on our couch and curtains, there's often more to what makes a textile "sustainable"
"[This plan will] protect our natural resources for future generations of New Yorkers," says Governor Cuomo. New York legislators are expected to pass a new resolution that will ban most retailers from