Every flush of a standard toilet creates a several-gallon problem. Instead of wasting water, plants and animals can transform human waste into water rated pure enough to drink.
As more and more people begin sharing and renting out their cars and homes, insurance issues have begun to emerge. Sharing communities are taking the lead in finding solutions.
Photo Essay: Cut the grass—and the noise—with this rare opportunity to see YES! staffers work up a sweat!
Tending your yard doesn’t have to be noisy, irritating, or fuel-intensive. Here’s how you can unplug.
How can planners attract the 60 percent of Americans who say they would bike more if they felt more secure? The answer could be cheap and simple.
Bats are mammals, shy creatures of the night, and fascinating to watch. They’re also endangered by loss of habitat, disease, and pesticide poisoning. You can help by providing protection.
Forty years ago, almost half of American kids biked to school. A smart idea for getting kids pedaling again.
The challenge: build the greenest houses on earth—and make them affordable.
Photo Essay: Don’t think you know how to build your own house? Neither did 23-year-old Ella Jenkins before she picked up the tools and started.
Small, supportive, affordable, recycled—and you can build your own.
Can farming revitalize our cities and change the way we eat? Follow two friends across the United States to find out.
Sustainable, low-cost, and natural ways to care for your critters.
Just because a 2x4 isn't straight doesn't mean it can't be used. Meet a contractor who would rather raid the dump than the lumber aisle.