eco-friendly living

  • The Great, Green Escape

    You use canvas totes to haul your groceries home, take public transportation, recycle, and maybe even compost. Yet when it comes to going on vacation, you tend to relax your standards, right? Hey, it’s vacation after all. Who wants to think about how many plastic water bottles get tossed or whether a snorkel site’s coral is in jeopardy?

    Easy ways to lessen your impact on the environment when you travel. And 7 destination spots that’ll lessen your impact on the environment when you travel.
    By Nicole Sprinkle
  • It's Easy Being Green

    When we make a change to help the planet, we often reap health benefits as well. Whether we fit in a hefty dose of exercise by biking to work instead of driving or gain some meditative time from planting a tree, our simple changes can make a difference. Why not do a bit more to lessen your environmental impact in honor of Earth Day on April 22?

  • Eco-Chic

    Just a few years ago, dressing the eco-conscious part meant a trip to an incense-infused shop filled with dun-colored, shapeless hemp dresses and garish batik frocks. Now, walk into any mall or boutique across the country—even Target—and the choices cut from organic and sustainable cloth are not only more stylish, they’re more plentiful than ever before. Why?

    Hippie meets hip as good-for-the-Earth fashion hits runways—and closets.
    By Einav Keet