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Read our most recent articles covering eco-friendly lifestyle tips, climate change information, zero-waste recipes, animal news, sustainable trends, and more.

Eco-Friendly Kwanzaa Tips: Gifts, Food, Candles, and More
Having an eco-friendly Kwanzaa is easy with these tips. Here are five simple things you can do to make your celebration more planet-friendly.
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The Environmental Impact of an Average Thanksgiving Dinner
Curious about the environmental impact of Thanksgiving dinner? Here's the carbon footprint of the meal, plus ways to make it more sustainable.
Yes, You Can Buy a Tiny House from Home Depot—Here’s What It’ll Cost You
Tiny homes are the next big thing! Here's how Home Depot is making the process easier than ever.
Take Part in the Hot Girl Walk Trend with These Eco Essentials
Head out on walks with confidence with these sustainable walking essentials that are bound to inspire you to try out the Hot Girl Walk trend.
Is Bug Spray Eco-Friendly? What You Need to Know About DEET
While DEET gets a bad rap, it's backed by both the EPA and EWG as a safe and effective insect repellent. But, it's not the only option.
How to Find Your Personal Style—And Better the Planet in the Process
Finding your personal style can be difficult. These tips will help you do so in a way that betters the planet *and* your bank account.
Should You Buy an Electric Bicycle? This Is the Only Breakdown You Need
Thinking about buying an electric bicycle? Here's what an electric bike is, the pros and cons, and the best e-bike options for every budget.
The Oldest Trees in the World: 7 of Our Most Ancient Leafy Friends
Ever wonder what the oldest tree in the world is? Here's a list of the world's most ancient and beautiful trees you have to see to believe.
How a Plant-Based Diet Benefits Your Health and the Environment
A plant-based diet benefits both your health and the environment. Here's everything you should know, according to a registered dietitian.
How to Clean Shoes: A Guide to Cleaning Leather, Cloth, and More
Whether you want to sanitize thrifted shoes or clean suede, cloth, or leather shoes you already own, here's how to clean shoes like a pro.
What Is Upcycling — and How Does It Benefit the Planet?
Upcycling has grown increasingly popular in the sustainability world. Here's what upcycling means and how it benefits the planet.
9 Hard-to-Kill Plants That Don't Require a Green Thumb
These hard-to-kill plants are sure to stay happy and healthy in your space, from monsteras to snake plants.
The Environmental Impact of Greeting Cards—And What to Send Instead
How bad is our greeting card obsession for the planet? Here's what you should know—plus, eco-friendly card options to try instead.
Which Eco-Friendly Cleaning Ingredients Are the Most Effective? A Microbiologist Shares His Top 3 Picks
Do all-natural, DIY cleaning ingredients like lemon, baking soda, and vinegar work? A microbiologist weighs in and shares his top picks.
How to Get Your Partner to Care About Your Eco-Friendly Lifestyle
Here are some tips that will help you grow stronger as a couple.