Green Faith

Simran Sethi explains how the green faith movement can provide common ground among different groups.

The New Loo Part 2

Simran Sethi writes about choosing eco-friendly paints, tiles, and other aspects of her renovated bathroom.

The New Loo

Simran Sethi explains her bathroom-remodel goals to conserve water.

Sweet Sleep

Simran Sethi writes about the importance of eco-friendly mattresses, bed frames, and bedding.

Re-Greening My Thumb

Simran Sethi starts dreaming of spring gardening, with the goal of renewing her efforts to grow real food.

Clearing the Clutter

Simran Sethi works with Amy Thomas, professional organizer, to eliminate clutter and develop clutter-free habits.

Our Water Footprint

Simran Sethi interviews Tom Kostigen about water waste and conservation.

What's Lurking in Your Cabinet?

Simran Sethi discusses the "wood" that makes up our kitchen cabinets, as well as more eco-friendly (and people-friendly) alternatives.

Good Wood

Simran Sethi looks into the furniture and logging industries.

Energy Hogs

I am especially concerned with the electricity hogs that keep us burning coal.

Food is Love

Simran Sethi enjoys the fruits of late summer at a local farm dinner.

Summer Loving

Simran Sethi looks back at her New Year's resolution: to nourish herself.

Share the Yard

Simran Sethi teams up with two neighbors to "grow food, not lawns."

Of Mice and Women

Simran Sethi balances her love of nature with her fear of mice in her home.

A Clean and Green Home

Simran Sethi discusses what it takes for a home to be truly clean by avoiding harsh chemicals and using natural cleaning products.

A Painful Lesson

Environmental journalist Simran Sethi discusses the recent Gulf of Mexico oil spill with Oceana’s Senior Campaign Director Jackie Savitz.

Be Here Now

Environmental journalist Simran Sethi spends her first night in her new home and reflects on the struggles and triumphs of the journey thus far.

Moving On Up

Environmental journalist Simran Sethi investigates the greenest way to move to a new house.

Cozy Abode

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.

Attitude of Gratitude

Environmental journalist Simran Sethi stays thankful for what’s important in the midst of a big move.

Color Me Healthy

So many paint colors to choose from for Simran Sethi’s home, but one standard must be met: no VOCs or harmful chemicals.

Zero-VOC Me

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.

Greening the Green Girl

Environmental journalist Simran Sethi talks about buying her first home and discusses what eco-friendly goals she has for her new abode.