Building your own wildlife habitat in the style of a brush pile can be fun and easy. It can also help with several problems at once—where to dispose of clippings and branches, how to provide shelter for wildlife, and how to lower our carbon footprint are all solved in this one simple addition to your garden.
People are increasingly looking to get back to nature, rejecting the modern world and living off the Earth.
Learn about one couple's ongoing effort to reduce their carbon footprint.
Moving is stressful, but it's not an excuse to forget your carbon footprint. Here are some ways to make your move as eco-friendly as possible.
We are inundated with green messages that can sometimes be confusing or misleading. This phenomenon is especially true when it comes to the paint industry. There is much talk about No-VOC and Low-VOC paints, but what is the truth behind it?
As gas prices continue to rise, so does car sharing. Walk Score lists the top 10 car share cities in North America.
Even after 15 years, Cam still loves heating his home with wood that he cuts himself.
American Airlines is the greenest U.S. airline for the third consecutive year in Newsweek's Green Rankings List, an annual environmental ranking of the country's 500 largest publicly traded companies.
Eggs aren't the only things that come from the business end of a chicken. But with a little time and materials, and even less ingenuity, the rest can set you up with a free and steady supply of valuable organic fertilizer.
Cam describes his ongoing inner dialogue concerning his carbon footprint.
The New York Times reports our carbon emissions in 2011 were the highest on record. Reduce your family's carbon footprint by choosing vegetarian recipes such as Fennel and Leek Soup and Delicata Squash Stuffed with Wild Mushrooms and Herbs.
Cam celebrates his daughter's engagement but considers the impact of flying across the world for the wedding.
Cam considers the environmental implications of different forms of transportation and urges people to stop flying!
Cam leaves his lights on during Earth Hour since he generates his own electricity with solar and wind!
Cam readily admits to being obsessed about his use of energy.
A Carnegie Mellon study finds fault with carbon footprint calculations. Thankfully, we have other ways of determining environmental impact.
Filtering tap water instead of buying plastic bottles helps my family’s carbon footprint—and bottom line.
First in a series of blog posts which will cover conversion of lawnmowers and small engines from gasoline to propane.
Carbon offsets had a few holes when the Christian Science Monitor investigated the carbon credit market. Without an overarching voluntary carbon standard, carbon offset programs could be bogus.
Calculate your personal carbon footprint and compare your total to both the average per capita footprint worldwide and the average footprint in the United States.