America’s tire mountains: 90 percent are gone, thanks to recycling programs
Once we had 2 billion tires scattered around the U.S. landscape, but now 90 percent of the piles are gone. Ground rubber from tires is becoming roadways, playground equipment and auto floor mats.
The surprising reason you should wash your hands in cool water
And don’t forget to use the soap while you’re at it.
6 unexpected products made from hemp
This versatile fiber can keep you looking good or speed you down the highway.
A (greener) life behind bars
The Sustainability in Prisons Project transforms prisoners’ lives while enriching the planet.
If you’re tired of traffic and high gas prices, it’s time to put the car in park, unbuckle your seatbelt and enjoy one of these vacation destinations where your wheels aren’t welcome. You won’t find a single automobile in any of the places on our list — just bicycles and the occasional golf cart or horse-drawn carriage.
10 places in the U.S. where bikes and boats rule
6 tricks for growing more food for less money
The gardening season rumbles on, but it’s not too late to try these thrifty tricks to increase your harvest.
Richard Branson wants you to consider giving up beef
Billionaire details his decision to eat less meat — and why the entire world could benefit to the do the same.
5 cheap ways to save 1,000 gallons of water
Water is humanity’s most valuable resource. Want to green your usage? These ideas cost next to nothing and can each save 1,000 gallons a year.
Prime time downsizing: Tiny house movement gets a reality show
'Tiny House Nation,' a new series on A&E's FYI channel, is co-hosted by a pro skier who lives in a chalet-on-wheels that's the size of a large walk-in closet.