DIY Spring Cleaning

I live in Austin, Texas, where spring smells like…grape soda.

The Sophora secundiflora or Texas mountain laurel, is a popular native shrub whose flowers smell exactly like the Grape Nehi my grandpa used to drink. In my neighborhood, their sweet scent is a surefire sign that spring has arrived.

Our Eco-Scale Rating System: A Cleaning Tool You Can Use

At Whole Foods Market, we believe shoppers have a right to know exactly which ingredients are in the products that touch their lives, including their cleaning products. That’s why we created the Eco-Scale® Rating System.

Ideas for Upcycling that Wine Bottle

Aileen Sevier writes about the wonderful world of wine for brands like protea. She holds the prestigious Diploma certification from the Wine & Spirits Education Trust, an internationally recognized professional program. She’s sharing her favorite upcycling ideas with our readers.

5 Steps Teens Can Take Towards Conscious Living and a Project Green Challenge

What is conscious living? Teens Turning Green believes conscious living is an awareness of your choices and actions and their impact on your health, the community and the environment.

Partnerships for Pollinators

Bee populations are dwindling, so we’re taking a cue from the hive mind and building partnerships to help protect endangered pollinators.

5 Ways to Help Honey Bees

Passionate about a healthy planet full of good food? Bees are key. Learn simple steps you can take to help keep the US bee population strong!

Power to the Pollinators!

Here are 4 easy ways you can "bee the solution" and help pollinators flourish.

Contain Your Garden!

It doesn’t take an acre of space to grow fresh produce at home. Here are some easy ways to grow fresh herbs, fruits, and veggies in containers.

Reenergizing the Office Recycling Program

Your office likely already has the bin in the kitchen for cans and glass and near the photocopier and fax machine for recycling paper. That’s a great start…but it’s only the beginning of what’s possible. What does your office do with plastics, food waste and technotrash like CDs, PCs and cell phones?

Earth Month Tips for On The Go

Whether we’re at home, the office, school or in between, decreasing waste (food, energy and trash) needs be top of mind wherever we go…and however we get there. That’s the only way we’re going to reach our destination of bettering the planet.

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