Environmental journalist Simran Sethi spends her first night in her new home and reflects on the struggles and triumphs of the journey thus far.
Simran Sethi balances her love of nature with her fear of mice in her home.
Simran Sethi teams up with two neighbors to "grow food, not lawns."
Simran Sethi comes to terms with getting rid of the mouse in her home.
Simran Sethi starts dreaming of spring gardening, with the goal of renewing her efforts to grow real food.
Simran Sethi writes about the importance of eco-friendly mattresses, bed frames, and bedding.
Simran Sethi takes a moment to give thanks.
Simran Sethi explains how the green faith movement can provide common ground among different groups.
Environmental journalist Simran Sethi talks about buying her first home and discusses what eco-friendly goals she has for her new abode.
Environmental journalist Simran Sethi investigates the greenest way to move to a new house.
Simran Sethi seeks out advice and inspiration from her audio interview with home organizer Amy Thomas.
Simran Sethi works with Amy Thomas, professional organizer, to eliminate clutter and develop clutter-free habits.
The very first thing I did after closing on my new house was meet with an expert in natural methods for eliminating brown recluse spiders.
Simran Sethi discusses what it takes for a home to be truly clean by avoiding harsh chemicals and using natural cleaning products.
On the brink of settling into her new home, environmental journalist Simran Sethi shares some tidbits of eco-information, such as how to box and save for the move, and how a few simple changes can make your home cozier and more energy-efficient.
From switching out light bulbs to bundling up your water heater, environmental journalist, Simran Sethi, shares some simple and stress-free tips on how to save energy in your home.
Simran Sethi discusses the "wood" that makes up our kitchen cabinets, as well as more eco-friendly (and people-friendly) alternatives.
Environmental journalist Simran Sethi stays thankful for what’s important in the midst of a big move.
Simran Sethi explores resolutions for healthy eating and offers a resource, The Cleaner Plate Club.
Simran Sethi describes the choices she made for her eco-friendly kitchen remodel.
Simran Sethi looks back at her New Year's resolution: to nourish herself.
So many paint colors to choose from for Simran Sethi’s home, but one standard must be met: no VOCs or harmful chemicals.
Environmental journalist Simran Sethi discusses the recent Gulf of Mexico oil spill with Oceana’s Senior Campaign Director Jackie Savitz.
Simran Sethi learns how to compost the right way and explores her composting options.
Simran Sethi reflects on her first summer of yard-care and gardening.
Environmental journalist Simran Sethi goes through the process of rejuvenating her hardwood floors, and describes how to avoid harmful ingredients in cleaning products, such as volatile organic compounds, in the process.
In Simran Sethi's final post, she describes her philosophy on sustainability.
Simran Sethi interviews Tom Kostigen about water waste and conservation.
I am especially concerned with the electricity hogs that keep us burning coal.
Simran Sethi looks into the furniture and logging industries.
Simran Sethi discusses easy (and free) ways to reduce your water footprint.
Simran Sethi writes about choosing eco-friendly paints, tiles, and other aspects of her renovated bathroom.
Simran Sethi explains her bathroom-remodel goals to conserve water.
Simran Sethi discusses how to green your bathroom in easy ways: through your choice of toilet paper, shower curtain, and towels.
Simran Sethi enjoys the fruits of late summer at a local farm dinner.