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.
Art and nature have always been the closest of companions. Today’s eco-artists go beyond taking inspiration from their surroundings; they give back substance that helps nature thrive.
While most people are aware of outdoor pollution, they may know little about harmful air pollutants inside their home. That ignorance can have grave consequences.
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.
Dear EarthTalk: I’m moving into a freshly painted apartment, and am curious to know whether it makes any sense to repaint the walls with non-toxic paint in hopes of “covering up” the toxic stuff already there. Or is it too late?