LEEDing the Way

Greening Buildings with LEED Certification

Greening Buildings with LEED Certification LEED, or Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design, is a green building certification program. From sustainable site development to indoor … [Read more]

Pollution Revolution

Pollution Revolution: How to Combat Air Pollution

How to Combat Air Pollution Air pollution has a variety of contributors from stationary sources, like factories and power plants, to natural sources, like forest fires and dust storms. Air pollution … [Read more]

24 Eco-Friendly, DIY Wedding Ideas

24 Eco-Friendly, DIY Wedding Ideas

Wedding planning can be really (really) stressful. For earth-loving folks, the process can get even trickier, as most classic wedding decorations, favors, and traditions are far from eco-friendly. … [Read more]

Tropical Treatment

Tropical Treatment: Replace Toxic Household Products with Coconut Oil

 Replace Toxic Household Products with Coconut Oil Coconut oil is best known as a curry ingredient, smoothie additive, and beauty product. It also belongs in the cleaning cabinet as a natural and … [Read more]

Buried Treasure

Buried Treasure: Preserve the Harvest in a Root Cellar

Preserve the Harvest in a Root Cellar Imagine eating homegrown cabbage, beets, potatoes, onions, carrots, apples, and other produce on a winter evening, without the use of canning or refrigeration. … [Read more]

Vertical Gardening

Vertical Gardening

Save Space by Growing Up Want to multiply the number of plants you can grow in a garden or on a patio or deck? Grow up! Vertical gardening, a technique to cultivate plants up surfaces or supports, is … [Read more]