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Video: Pope Francis Praises Recycling

In a recent video, Pope Francis praises “cartoneros,” or people who pick through trash to find reusable and recyclable material, and condemns a wasteful mentality.

The Dark Side of Community Gardens

Some community gardens are not the peaceful places you might expect them to be.

Best Cleaning Products for Thrift Store Finds

It only takes a few simple cleaning products to make those thrift store finds as good as new.

The Deathly Effects of E-Waste

According to a recent report by the BBC, e-waste pollution is causing severe health concerns for millions of people around the world, mostly in the third-world countries of Africa, Europe and Asia.

How to Have a Greener Commute

Even if you don’t drive a zero-emission vehicle, you can still practice environmentally friendly driving.

Natural Burials Are on the Rise

We’re all about taking care of the planet during our lifetime, but it’s equally important to consider how we’ll be leaving it — and traditional burials may not be the best choice.

How to Plan a Sustainable Event

Whether you’re planning a large community event or a simple birthday party, make sure the occasion is an eco-friendly experience for all involved.

2015 World’s Fair Will Focus on Sustainability

The theme of the 2015 World’s Fair is “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life,” and the event will focus on universal sustainable development.

What to Do with Leftover Alcohol

Turn leftover alcohol into a cooking ingredient with these smart recipes.

DIY: Eco-Friendly Glitter

Make glitter the all-natural way. We explain how.