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30

Sep

50 ways to reuse your garbageFrom fruit peels and coffee grounds to pantyhose and pill bottles, here’s how to save money and treat your trash like treasure.

50 ways to reuse your garbage
From fruit peels and coffee grounds to pantyhose and pill bottles, here’s how to save money and treat your trash like treasure.

Follow the 3 R’s of sewing to keep clothes looking goodRepair, refit and revitalize your clothes to keep your wardrobe up-to-date and waste to a minimum.

Follow the 3 R’s of sewing to keep clothes looking good
Repair, refit and revitalize your clothes to keep your wardrobe up-to-date and waste to a minimum.

Why living small means living happily ever afterHere are just 4 simple reasons you should consider downsizing.

Why living small means living happily ever after
Here are just 4 simple reasons you should consider downsizing.

26

Sep

Can humanizing animals help us save them?
By attributing human characteristics to animals — what’s known as anthropomorphism — we’re more likely to empathize with them, which can have both negative and positive effects on the species.

24

Sep

10 habits you should pick up from your grandmotherLooking to simplify your life, save some money, boost your health and help the planet? Then these grandma-tested customs are for you.

10 habits you should pick up from your grandmother
Looking to simplify your life, save some money, boost your health and help the planet? Then these grandma-tested customs are for you.

22

Sep

This clever container home is ‘unpacked’ to reveal loads more living spaceDwell from G-Pod is a deceptively dainty modular home that, with a little bit of manual labor, can expand to 3 times its original size.

This clever container home is ‘unpacked’ to reveal loads more living space
Dwell from G-Pod is a deceptively dainty modular home that, with a little bit of manual labor, can expand to 3 times its original size.

20

Sep

The moss carpet brings a little green into your bathroom in an unconventionally natural way. This living bathmat features three types of green mosses that grow in a decay-free, recycled latex foam. Because moss flourishes in damp, humid places, the bathroom is the ideal location for the moss carpet — even the green-thumb challenged can keep it alive!Check out some more bizarre green inventions.

The moss carpet brings a little green into your bathroom in an unconventionally natural way. This living bathmat features three types of green mosses that grow in a decay-free, recycled latex foam. Because moss flourishes in damp, humid places, the bathroom is the ideal location for the moss carpet — even the green-thumb challenged can keep it alive!
Check out some more bizarre green inventions.

19

Sep

The best trees for urban (and suburban) yardsThe world needs more trees. Here are recommended varieties for planting.

The best trees for urban (and suburban) yards
The world needs more trees. Here are recommended varieties for planting.

18

Sep

29 ways to repurpose your old yoga matFrom the garden to your feet, cast-off mats can still be useful in a variety of places.

29 ways to repurpose your old yoga mat
From the garden to your feet, cast-off mats can still be useful in a variety of places.

17

Sep

Why fixing climate change may turn out to be a bargainWe’ve been told for years that tackling climate change will be costly and might ‘destroy’ the economy. According to two new studies, however, measures to stabilize the climate could pay for themselves.

Why fixing climate change may turn out to be a bargain
We’ve been told for years that tackling climate change will be costly and might ‘destroy’ the economy. According to two new studies, however, measures to stabilize the climate could pay for themselves.