TrendingStyleThese Unique Bags Are Made From Upcycled Billboards

Every month, Rareform diverts 20,000 pounds of discard billboards from landfills by taking the vinyl material and turning it into chic accessories like totes, cross body bags, duffles and wallets. These unique bags are durable, waterproof, lightweight, and eco-friendly. What's not to love?

By Desiree Kaplan
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TrendingFood8 Chefs Explain How They're Reducing Waste In Their Restaurants

These cooks are using compost, creative packaging, and inventive recipes to make their restaurants less wasteful.

By Kristin Hunt
2 days ago
TrendingFoodYou Can Buy This Edible Coating At Costco To Double The Life Of Your Produce

This edible coating helps produce, including avocados, extend their shelf life, which ultimately cuts down on food waste.

By Aimee Lutkin
2 days ago
TrendingNewsU.K. Manufacturers Plan Paper Straw Factory As Restaurants Drop Plastic

A company of packaging experts are looking into the future and seeing a world without single-use plastic.

By Aimee Lutkin
3 days ago
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Travel

9 Ways To Make A Romantic Getaway More Sustainable

Professional honeymooners offer advice on how to enjoy a romantic holiday while being good to the planet.

By Anne and Mike Howard
3 days ago
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The Surprising Ways Music And Art Festivals Are Going Green

In the last 10 years, festival organizers have made great progress integrating sustainability into their plans and operations.

By Paul Farrugia
4 days ago
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London's Historic 'Square Mile' District Will Run On 100% Renewable Energy

The City of London Corporation will be fully running on renewable energy by October in the city's most prominent business district. Under Mayor Sadiq Khan, England's capital city is quickly transforming toward sustainable solutions, just years after being ranked as the worst in the area.

By Brian Spaen
4 days ago
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Family

This Easy Essential Oil Blend Is The Perfect DIY Summer Bug Spray

This is a great all-natural alternative to conventional bug repellants. 

By Susanna Kohn
5 days ago
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Animals Are Becoming Nocturnal To Avoid Interacting With Humans

Animals are starting to avoid daytime hours as a means of avoiding humans. 

By Aimee Lutkin
5 days ago
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Home

5 Ethically Sourced Furniture Companies For Your Next Home Makeover

These companies responsibly use resources for their sofas, tables, and chairs.

By Kristin Hunt
6 days ago
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Home

How Do We Build a Better Air Conditioner?

Air conditioning use is on the rise worldwide. Will the tech catch up?

By Kristin Hunt
7 days ago
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Home

Why You Need To Detox Your Bedroom

Harmful toxins are lurking in a surprising spot: your mattress.

By Green Matters
7 days ago
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Travel

This Man Quit His Job And Traveled Australia In A Renovated Van With His Rescue Cat

It was initially a "mid-life crisis," but Rich East's transformed life from working an office job to traveling around Australia has been exactly what he's needed. He explains the process in how it all happened and shares the incredible bond he has with his feline companion.

By Brian Spaen
1 week ago
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Prince's Paisley Park Promises To Remain Meat-Free In His Honor

What can and can't be served at Paisley Park has been contested in the past, as Prince had very specific rules when he was alive. But on this issues, the museum and estate are standing strong.

By Aimee Lutkin
1 week ago
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IKEA Vows To Eliminate All Single-Use Plastic By 2020

Ikea announced multiple renewable targets that they plan to reach by 2030, which includes removing single-use plastic over the next few years, offering more home solar solutions, and to reduce their greenhouse gases by 80 percent compared to their levels in 2016.

By Brian Spaen
1 week ago
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Food

This Eco-Friendly Restaurant Is Run By Robots

A new restaurant in Boston called Spyce is shaking up the restaurant industry by offering food made by robots. The high tech restaurant hopes to provide healthy and sustainable meals at accessible prices while keeping energy usage low.

By Desiree Kaplan
1 week ago
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Ben & Jerry's Is Campaigning For Wind Energy In The UK With Special Flavors

Every Wednesday in the UK will be "windy," with flavors meant to draw attention to the loss of wind technology development in the country.

By Aimee Lutkin
1 week ago
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The Creative Way FIFA Is Offsetting The World Cup's Carbon Footprint

Millions of soccer fans around the world will travel to Russia this summer to watch The World Cup. FIFA is planning to minimize the event’s carbon footprint by asking fans to join an online campaign to reduce CO2. Fans who sign the pledge are eligible to win two tickets to the final game.

By Desiree Kaplan
1 week ago