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Why More People Need to Be Talking About How Palm Oil is Damaging the Environment

There are countless issues grabbing at headlines these days but the environmental crisis caused by rampant and unsustainable palm oil...


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What the 12 Smoggiest Cities Look Like After Coronavirus Quarantine

With economies shuttered and one-third of the global population under lockdown, the world's most notoriously polluted cities are finding a...


Climate Change vs. Global Warming: What’s the Difference?

The terms are similar, but they are technically not synonymous.


36 Reusable Versions of Things You Use Every Day

Every day can be Earth Day when you switch your typically disposable products out for reusable versions. Picking just a...


Why This Is the Perfect Time to Break Up with Toilet Paper

Maybe toilet paper isn't as necessary as we think.


50 Powerful Photos That Prove the Earth Still Needs Our Help

From the coronavirus to the threat of extinction for certain species, the earth's rapidly changing climate presents many human-exacerbated challenges.


13 Everyday Products That Have Gotten Some Terrible Reviews

Even if you and your family have been loyal to these brands for decades, it might be time to rethink...

13 “Eco-Friendly” Habits That Are Actually Worse for the Planet

We know you have the best interests of the planet at heart, but if you're not careful, you might be...


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What Would Happen If Everyone Stopped Eating Meat One Day a Week?

Skipping meat one day a week has benefits for our planet, health, and wallets.


25 Retailers That Will Give You the Most Money for Your Old Stuff

Instead of tossing those unwanted items, here's how you can get a nice chunk of change for them.


Here’s What Those Plastic Recycling Numbers and Symbols Really Mean

Recycling can be confusing enough as it is. To help, here's what those little numbers in recycling symbols actually mean.

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12 Brilliant Products Made from Recycled Ocean Plastics

From clothing and accessories to furniture and household goods, choosing recycled ocean plastic products is a step in the right...


The 9 Most Recyclable Materials on the Planet

All of these materials are recyclable. Do your part by disposing of them properly to help conserve the environment.


20 Eco-Friendly Cars with the Best Fuel Economy

With gas prices rising to unprecedented heights, eco-friendly cars have never been more in demand. Check out our picks for...


How to Recycle Just About Anything

There's no reason for your household castoffs to be destined for the dump. Here's how to recycle almost anything, from...


This Is What Happens When You Put the Wrong Thing in the Recycling Bin

Aspirational recyclers may be costing the environment and the economy.

What the World’s Most Polluted Beaches Used to Look Like

Guidebooks show pristine sands and crystal clear waters—but these beaches have a dirty secret.


12 Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products Experts Swear By

Rethink the way you clean your home to create a safer environment.


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22 Big Companies That Are Getting Rid of Plastic for Good

Earth Day was born on April 22nd, 1970—and nearly 50 years later, the attention it brings to our declining environment...


14 Places to Donate Your Used or Unwanted Books

Share your favorite books with those in need by donating them to these great causes.


This State May Be the First to Ban Styrofoam Containers

A statewide polystyrene ban may be coming to Maryland, following in the footsteps of a few major cities.


This Is the Only Time You Shouldn’t Reuse Zip-Top Bags

We investigate when (and how) to make your zip-top bags reusable.

Meet the Man Recycling Hotel Soap Bars for a Cleaner, Greener World

Used soap bound for the trash gets a second life through recycling—and saves resources and lives in the process


5 Seeds to Plant in May for Fabulous, Easy-to-Grow Flowers All Summer Long

These easy-to-grow annuals almost guarantee an amazingly colorful "show" come summer. Here are tips on how to plant and fertilize...


How to Reduce Food Waste: 19 Tips for Cutting Back

Learn how to stop wasting food, save money and make the world a healthier place