This entertaining short film comes to us via Current Green and asks the age-old question, "why must we cut down so many trees just to clean the kitchen counter?"
Watch and learn how to discover recycled and reusable alternatives in your house and at your local grocery store.
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Everyone should be concerned with having a healthy diet, and one that is good for your body and soul. But what about a diet that is good for the earth as well?
In the United States, we have massive meat consumption in our diets.
According to the Archives of Internal Medicine, eating red meat every day increases your risk of dying from cancer or heart disease by 30% and also found higher morality rates among those who eat processed meats.
Wal-Mart is the biggest retailer on the planet.
This is a scary thought but the nearly 40-year-old company continues to work to become more sustainable.
Most recently Wal-Mart announced a partnership with universities around the world to establish a green index for all the products they sell in their stores around the world.
A consortium of NGOs and businesses, with the help of these universities is collaborating to create the world’s first consumer sustainability index.
As the population of the world continues to grow, industrial farming demands may soon exceed the earth's capabilities.
According to an interesting podcast from Scientific American’s “60-Second Earth” weekly series, we may be running out of dirt.
Destructive farming has put a dent in the earth and it’s precious soil and air. To be proactive, we must find ways to practice more efficient farming.
The University of North Carolina's water program, that strives to bring clean water and enhanced sanitation to areas of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam, has received an award worth up to $8.5 million which will be used to expand the program.
The project, which is a collaborative effort from three university programs, is called WaterSHED- Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Enterprise Development.
It should come as no surprise that at-home and professional car washes are not the most environmentally friendly practices.
Not only can a do-it-yourself car wash use up to 140 gallons of water, but typical car washing liquids can also create harmful fumes and toxic residues.
Looking for a greener way to get your car clean?
Over the July 4th celebrations, you will most definitely be enjoying family and friends outside, and you should be wearing sunscreen while you’re out in the sun.
When you choose sunscreen for yourself and your family, it's important to know what the safest option is.
Conventional sunscreens contain four times as many hazardous chemicals and ingredients linking them to cancer and birth defects.
Plastic bags have become a serious pollution issue in recent decades. But we’re happy to see that many countries and cities are doing what they can to reduce the waste with new laws and bans in the works. Cities in the U.S. like San Francisco, Austin and Malibu are working hard to ban plastic bags.
China was facing its own massive plastic bag problem, often referred to as “white pollution." So in a step to drastically reduce the use of bags, the Chinese government passed a country-wide plastic bag ban in January 2008. The law specifically states that supermarkets and other sales outlets are prohibited from providing free plastic bags.
The National Resource Defense Council (NRDC) has a great, straight forward five-step plan to repower, refuel and rebuild America.
Most of us hold a special place in our hearts for our local farmers' market.
The farmers' market provides you with the best and freshest food every week with a smile. Now it's your turn to help out your favorite market folk and try to win them some extra money.
Care2 and LocalHarvest.org are coming together to sponsor “Love Your Farmers Market” where you are given the opportunity to cast your votes. Each week one farmers' market will be randomly chosen to receive $250.