California just passed the first statewide bag ban in the nation. Even if you don’t live in the Golden State, you can still help wean your town off plastics.

December 20, 2016

Caring for your pet while caring for the planet is about more than buying recycled toys and organic dog food.

November 28, 2016

Questionable chemicals lurk in many common home-renovation materials. But safer alternatives do exist.

November 22, 2016

Planning meals in advance can seem intimidating. But it doesn’t have to be. (No, really.) Arm yourself with these 10 easy tips, and you’ll be scheduling meals and saving food like a pro in no time at all.

November 03, 2016

By working with schools, parents can make their kids’ cafeteria lunches healthier and more planet-friendly.

October 13, 2016

As floods become more frequent and severe with climate change, protecting your home becomes even more crucial. Here’s how to assess your risk—and make sure you’re prepared for the worst.

September 28, 2016

Harnessing power generated by the sun reduces your reliance on fossil fuels, but it can come with a price tag. How to decide if it’s worth it to you.

September 19, 2016

Want to make a real difference with your grocery money? Find out where and how your food is produced.

July 13, 2016

Are you one of the 25 million Americans who live along a crude-by-rail route? Here's how to find out and what you can do about it.

July 06, 2016

Debunking five popular myths that lead us to needlessly throw out meals—and money.

June 27, 2016