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Green Merry Making

A few simple tweaks can make our holiday celebrations more fun for the family and more friendly for the planet.

Crafting a Green Holiday

Fun ways to be creative, be kind to the planet and gussy up your house for the holidays—all at the same time.

Shop with the Planet in Mind

Green shopping means knowing the eco-cost of our choices – such as the fact that it takes 630 gallons of water to produce one hamburger.

Schools Go Green

From pre-K to college, schools are exploring environmental strategies to reduce waste and build sustainability.

Go Plastic-Free

Plastic is everywhere in our home, but we can start taking baby steps to reduce its impact on our health and the environment.

A Green Night’s Sleep for Travelers

Thank goodness we’ve graduated beyond simply reusing towels. Hoteliers are going green by repurposing everything from surrounding lands to soaps, iPads, kitchen scraps and water.

Clutter-Taming Tips

Feeling overwhelmed by “stuff”? You’re not alone—70 percent of Americans feel buried by clutter. Our professional organizers share tips for getting around common clutter-based roadblocks.

Going Electric

Clean and sustainable mobility is within reach, and the pioneering policies of local governments can help accelerate the transition from gas-powered to electric and hybrid vehicles.

Recycling Everyday Refuse

Ever wonder what happens after your blue bin is emptied? All that recyclable plastic, aluminum, glass, paper and cardboard helps the environment, because it reduces landfill—but it’s also transformed and repurposed for a second, useful life.

Rest in Peace

Today’s green ceremonies engage family members’ ecovalues and nature in an intimate, sustainable process favoring biodegradable caskets and no toxic chemicals. The movement is gaining in popularity across the U.S.