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5 Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

Remember the environment and those in need this season by taking a moment to give back. Check out our list to get started.

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7 Easy Ways to Plant a Tree Where It’s Needed Most

With this handy list of resources, you could plant a tree in a deforested or at-risk area of the globe with less than $10 and a few clicks on the Web.

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Recycling Mystery: Mattresses

Despite the difficulties of recycling such a hefty household item, mattresses can be disposed of responsibly.

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How to Plan a Low-Waste Move

Our top tips for a low-hassle, low-impact move will not only shrink the footprint of your move, but also help you save time, money and headaches.

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Recovered from an Injury? Learn How to Recycle Old Medical Gear

After you no longer need your crutches, braces, boots or walkers, how can you keep them out of a landfill? Read on for resources.

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It’s National Secondhand Wardrobe Day: How You Can Participate

Chances are, you have a clothing item (or 10) in your closet that you don’t wear, haven’t worn since the previous solar eclipse and have no plans to wear here or in a parallel universe. But, before you purge your closet and launch your lightly worn…

3 Clothing Recycling Mistakes You Might Be Making

Clothing consumption has skyrocketed in the past few decades, with North American consumers now buying 500 percent more than we did just 25 years ago. And while we’re buying more clothes than ever, the clothing is often so poorly made that it……

Your Currency for Change: How to Focus Environmental Giving

By Kate Williams, CEO of 1% for the Planet Currency is something we normally think of in narrow terms: the bills or coins we fish out of wallets and pockets to pay for our morning cuppa. But we can also think of it in broader terms: the influence…

3 Great Ways to Help Your Prom Dress Go Green

How many times do you usually wear a prom dress? It’s a ridiculous question, right? Ridiculous because prom dresses, much like wedding dresses, are typically purchased with the understanding that they’ll be worn just once. Once! One…

Crowdfunded Company Launches Site to Help Eco Nonprofits

In 2010, Peter Dering found himself doing what many young 20-somethings do, taking a four-month-long backpacking trip around Asia. He practiced his love of photography by capturing the exotic sights he encountered in each country, but he found his…