Eco Living, Innovation
Mar 18th, 2019 | By Stacy Torino
Consumer pressure on companies to reduce single-use plastics has been building. Here’s a look at new ideas and established solutions that go above and beyond traditional recycling.
Mar 8th, 2019 | By Acadia Tucker
Many experts believe regenerative agriculture, also known as carbon farming, could play an important role in fighting climate change. Even a backyard carbon-rich garden can make a difference. Get tips on starting your own soil-building garden from regenerative farmer Acadia Tucker.
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Feb 14th, 2019 | By Amy Leibrock
America, we have a milk problem. We pour out 34 pounds of milk per person every year, costing us a collective $4 billion, according to the USDA. The real tragedy is that a lot of this wasted milk is still safe to drink and use. Here’s everything you need to know about getting the most from your milk, both the sweet and the sour.
Jan 29th, 2019 | By Jeremy Deaton
Head to a Ford dealership and ask about an F-150. You will be shown its features, invited on a test drive, and treated to a carefully practiced sales pitch detailing the truck’s strength, power and durability. Ask about an electric car, and you might have a very different experience.
Dec 19th, 2018 | By Lew Blaustein
Eco-athletes became more of a thing in 2018 — and that’s a very good thing, according to Lew Blaustein, who writes about the intersection of sports and the environment for GreenSportsBlog. This year, he named racecar driver Leilani Münter as the best green sports story of the year. Here he explains how Münter’s steadfast dedication to environmental issues is paying off.
Transportation, Eco Living
Dec 11th, 2018 | By Amy Leibrock
For those of us who must rely on a car, there’s actually a way to be much more fuel-efficient every time you drive. The secret is hypermiling, a set of driving techniques that can help you beat your car’s MPG rating. Our new video explains how it works.
Nov 30th, 2018 | By Dani Burlison
As electric vehicle ownership continues to grow in the United States, the purchase price is still a barrier for low-income buyers, despite tax incentives. A few innovative programs have emerged to ensure that these drivers aren’t left behind.
Nov 13th, 2018 | By Amy Leibrock
How many times have you reached into the breadbox only to find a hard, crusty rock where a fresh loaf of bread used to be? It’s time to take back the bread! Here’s how to keep bread fresh as long as possible, plus tips for using up all those stale bread bits.