Green Earth News

Photo: Mom gives sea otter pup a ride

And the prize for cutest marine mammal goes to … ?

This system can purify 2000 liters of water per day with solar thermal energy

The Tenkiv Nexus modular renewable energy system can also use the sun’s heat to power anything “for 1/13th the cost of existing solar panels and 1/5th the cost of fossil fuels.”

18 great uses for the glorious box grater

From making homemade pasta and bread crumbs to cauliflower rice and so much more, the humble box grater is a genius, multi-talented workhorse.

Germany’s environment minister says no more meat at official functions

Barbara Hendricks has taken a controversial meat-free stance in order to set a good example for climate protection.

One Big Home takes a nuanced look at America’s McMansion problem (Review)

Filmed over the period of 12 years, this documentary on oversized ‘trophy homes’ and their effect on one community presents the issue from many angles.

Changing the narrative of ‚Äúdisposable‚ÄĚ plastics

We need to see plastic for what it is: nearly-indestructible, highly polluted and far from disposable.

Where our kitchens came from and where they are going

How do you design a green, sustainable and healthy kitchen?

3 Reasons to Avoid Mass-Manufactured Chocolate

When you find a chocolate brand you like, it‚Äôs hard to try something new, especially when it costs more than you‚Äôre used to paying. You might browse the candy aisle at your local grocery store and wonder if those fancy $8 bars are worth the price…..

Net-zero solar powered tiny house could help ease city’s affordable housing crisis (Video)

Built by students, this award-winning entry is designed to produce as much energy as it consumes.

Happy CSA Day!

The last Friday in February is a celebration of the direct-to-customer business model that allows small farmers to continue growing wonderful fresh food.