Harnessing Solar Power

The sun generates more energy than necessary for life on Earth, yet only a fraction of that is utilized for solar power. In this video from Dark Rye, we explore harnessing its mighty power. In Arizona an innovative company makes thin-film photovoltaic modules affordable and recyclable, while an engineer in Hawai'i addresses the challenge of storage.

Earth Month Tips for Saving Energy

Energy waste is a big problem with some simple solutions that we can all do to help the Earth. Plus, wasting less energy at home also makes cents!

Home Composting: Use It!

gardenThis post is the final in a series of three that will help you start a home composting bin.

Home Composting: Get the Right Bin

Compost binThis post is the second in a series of three that will help you start a home composting bin.

Home Composting: The Basics

PeelThis post is the first in a series of three that will help you start a home composting bin.

Two More Ways for Little Earthlings to Play

Looking for more? See our earlier post on two easy ways to make every day Earth Day with your kids.

Get Scrappy with Your Recycle Bin

Spring Cleaning with Greener Cleaners

Reaching for earth-conscious cleaners doesn’t mean wiping out your savings. We scoured our shelves for the three must-have products with high marks for safety—yours and the planet’s. These hardworking cleaners go from floor to skylights and everything in-between with cash to spare so you can grab a few rolls of 100%-recycled-paper towels.

Earth Month Tips for Food Choices

From ingredients to quantity to producer pratices, our choices at the grocery store count. We’ve collected nine of our favorite Earth Month tips for food choices. Take a look, get inspired, and share your ideas too.

Eating Toward a Greener Tomorrow

Food choices count, so celebrate Earth Month by eating your way to a greener planet. Here are six simple ways to make food choices that positively impact our environment.

The Dirt on Household Cleaning Products

We believe in full disclosure. As a result, we developed our Eco-Scale™ rating system, meaning we evaluate every ingredient for environmental impact, safety, efficacy, source, labeling and animal testing. Based on audits conducted by a 3rd-party audit agency, the products are rated red, orange, yellow or green on our Eco-Scale™.


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