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Cowabunga Dude

To counter the typical throw-away polyurethane surfboard, “heirloom surfboards” are being built of salvaged woods and organic resins, designed to last for decades.

Tech Trash

With 24 electronic devices in the average American home, we’re tossing out three million tons of highly toxic trash a year. Here’s how to recycle instead.

Clean Ride

Helpful tips make an at-home car wash both energy-efficient and thorough.

Suspect Sniffs

Some perfume fragrances contain dangerous synthetic and toxic ingredients that can enter the body through the skin and lungs. Here’s what to watch out for.

Thrifty Threads

The company’s new jeans contain recycled plastics, and the firm is sourcing eco-friendly cotton from the Better Cotton Imitative.

Gas Saver

Drivers have many ways to save money by coaxing more miles per gallon from their vehicle. It’s easy to adopt some simple driving and maintenance habits.

Toilet to Table

Using sewage sludge as fertilizer on the land that grows our food and feeds our livestock is legal, but critics question the safety of the practice. Here’s what consumers need to know.

Free Gas

Is the promise of a new sustainable power source at hand? British engineers using a new technology may have the answer.

Creative Reuse

Reusing, recycling or repurposing a worn-out mattress is better than adding another to the 20 million or so that annually end up in landfills. These green tips will help you—and your conscience—sleep easy.

Cut Abuse

Everyone has jumped on the “green” bandwagon—but which products are really eco-friendly? The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued updated green marketing guidelines intended to stop advertisers from making deceptive or unqualified claims.
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