Plastic cutlery

Plastic Utensil Pollution on the Rise

While takeout food habits are becoming becoming increasingly common, so is the plastic utensil litter that goes along with it. According to Mother Jones, a recent survey in the San Francisco Bay Area discovered that...
hot summer

5 Ways to Beat the Summer Heat while Staying Green

This summer is a hot one! And staying cool in the summer isn't just a matter of cranking up the AC. You want to be comfortable without wasting electricity or harming the environment. The cost...

5 Fiber Rich Foods To Eat This Summer

As the darkened clouds give way to the sunny skies, and the cold breeze gets overpowered by the warmth of the summer sun, almost everything experiences a refreshing turnaround. The clothes get shorter, the faces...
sunscreen

10 Safe Sunscreens For Your Sunny Summer Days

Rates of people who are diagnosed with skin cancer have been on the rise since the 1970s when studies revealed the dangers of too much sun exposure. In the Environmental Working Guide’s (EWG) 2014 Guide to...
hang dry laundry

5 Creative Eco-Friendly Updates Your Home Needs This Summer

Going green this summer is a great way of exercising creativity and preserving the environment. Remember, living green provides parents with the opportunity of handing down responsibilities to the coming generation. Children will be more...
Air Conditioners

7 Characteristics of Eco-Friendly Air Conditioning Units

Eco-friendly air conditioning is becoming more widespread as air conditioner manufacturers phase out ozone-depleting refrigerants in their products in order to meet new government regulations. A number of technological innovations are also making AC units greener....
air conditioner

4 Tips to Run Your Air Conditioner Efficiently

Air conditioning is one of the many modern conveniences that you simply can’t live without. You need it to stay cool and comfortable within your home when the weather outside pushes past “warm” and becomes unbearably...
sun tanning

5 Foods That Offer Natural Sun Protection

Lying out in the sun can be like getting a massage since sunlight has vitamin D, which boosts the release of serotonin. This happy hormone relieves pain and gives you sudden bursts of energy...
sea level rise

New Report Shows Sea Level Rise Just Doubled

A new report on rising sea levels offers some frightening data – namely, that sea level rise has just doubled: A study published in the journal Nature Climate Change shows that global sea level rise...
kitchen food

How to Stock Your Kitchen with Eco-Friendly Foods

Food scarcity and the toll it takes on the environment is no longer simply a challenge for developing countries; today, the world is confronted with a pressing problem of producing more food for our...

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