The natural source for suds.
My new front-load washing machine is more energy-efficient, but I was told not to use eco-friendly detergent in it. Are my efforts to be energy and water conscious a wash?
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Whether it's in lycra or heels, the emerging movement of "come as you are" cycling proves that anyone can bike–anytime, anywhere.
How the rebuilding boom improves communities, benefits the environment, and even creates jobs.
If nature can orchestrate something as beautiful as spring every year, perhaps it is time to look to the natural world to answer some of our own design questions.
8 tips to help you beat the summer heat.
Ever wondered what’s in your shampoo, anyway? Annie Leonard explores the toxins in our bathrooms, and what to do about them.
When Shannon Hayes made a list of easy steps for becoming a radical homemaker, she didn’t realize just how revolutionary they were.
Our associate editor experiments with life after plastic bags.
Does buying recycled household-paper products make that much of a difference? Are there any better alternatives?
I see more and more “green” boxed wines hitting the shelves at the supermarket. Are these really better for the environment?
Is there such a thing as “green” birth control?
I don’t have much of a yard. Can I still compost?