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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.

Homemade and Heartfelt

This year, celebrate the true spirit of the season by creating useful homemade, sustainable gifts.

Follow the Lifecycle

Everything we use has a lifecycle, or duration of impact. Our cradle-to-cradle chart provides helpful comparisons.

Urban Walkabout

Explore the multiple benefits of urban walkability and learn how to initiate movements towards your own more walkable hometown.