Across the country, people in communities of all sizes are crafting ways to grow food, build eco-homes and live in harmony with the environment and each other.
People are finding that geothermal pumps, which draw on the below-ground temperature of 50 degrees to heat and cool buildings, make sense environmentally and economically.
Rapidly improving technology and sharply declining prices are making solar energy an ever more attractive option for homeowners.
Smart energy technologies make our homes healthier, more comfortable and more affordable, all while helping our home planet.
Buying a sofa or carpet? Now we can check out its origins to verify it’s made from sustainable products without child labor or toxic chemicals harmful to family members.
With a little creativity, we can decorate with eco-friendly holiday trees, wreaths and table settings that festively marry cherished traditions with contemporary delights.
By choosing, cooking and storing family food wisely, we can play a role in solving our planet’s diminishing potable water supplies.
Big signs, clever price tags and personal touches are sure ways to make a yard sale stand out.
Creative subdivisions are being built around working farms that include homegrown veggies and even chickens and lambs.
Simple household and car fixes that take mere minutes can make a big difference in the planetary footprint we make.