Many decisions we make have an associated carbon value—whether we commute by train or car; use fans or air conditioning; how long we shower; and how often we wash clothes. Learn ways to reduce your household's carbon footprint.
Not all aquariums are created equal when it comes to sustainability. Energy used to run filters and lights is a major concern. Where the fish originate is another, as well as where they go at the end of the relationship.
The term green can mean many things, but the bottom line is about conserving resources during the building process and long after it is completed. Here are some basic tenets that must be observed in order to consider a new home green.
Consumers have shown increasing interest in purchasing certified organic mattresses. A night spent enjoying the support and softness of a natural rubber mattress topped with natural wool and cotton is the next best thing to sleeping on a cloud.
Conventional cleaning products can actually leave indoor air polluted with a toxic smog chemicals and the synthetic fragrances used to mask them. Here are some ingredients to avoid in cleaning products plus safer, simpler alternatives.