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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.

15

Sep

Why child labor and environmental destruction are intrinsically linkedYou can’t address human trafficking unless you also target the underlying problem of resource depletion, say UC Berkeley researchers.

Why child labor and environmental destruction are intrinsically linked
You can’t address human trafficking unless you also target the underlying problem of resource depletion, say UC Berkeley researchers.

Goodbye to cars: Why we should take a good look at Finland’s phone-based mobility systemHelsinki is experimenting with a plan to match people with rides, making cars unnecessary.

Goodbye to cars: Why we should take a good look at Finland’s phone-based mobility system
Helsinki is experimenting with a plan to match people with rides, making cars unnecessary.

14

Sep

Living cheap is the new greenIf going green is making you go broke, you’re doing it wrong. Saving resources and saving money go hand in hand. Here’s how to get started.

Living cheap is the new green
If going green is making you go broke, you’re doing it wrong. Saving resources and saving money go hand in hand. Here’s how to get started.

10

Sep

The MilkCrate App: A one-stop shop for sustainable-minded consumersA new app has launched in the Philadelphia region with guides to sustainable businesses in 20 categories. Money raised from a crowd-funding campaign will help it expand across the country.

The MilkCrate App: A one-stop shop for sustainable-minded consumers
A new app has launched in the Philadelphia region with guides to sustainable businesses in 20 categories. Money raised from a crowd-funding campaign will help it expand across the country.

09

Sep

Get on board the non-consumption trainAsk yourself the following 13 questions before you continue through that check-out line.

Get on board the non-consumption train
Ask yourself the following 13 questions before you continue through that check-out line.

29

Aug

Soon, you’ll be able to eat the food packaging tooWikiPearl is an edible shell that wraps around food and complements the flavor. It’s meant to take the place of throwaway packaging, but it poses a challenge.

Soon, you’ll be able to eat the food packaging too
WikiPearl is an edible shell that wraps around food and complements the flavor. It’s meant to take the place of throwaway packaging, but it poses a challenge.

25

Aug

9 ‘undiscovered’ places filled with tourists

20

Aug

America’s tire mountains: 90 percent are gone, thanks to recycling programsOnce 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.

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.