The beginner's guide to being green

New to being green? No problem. It doesn't mean you have to throw out all of your designer cloths and wear strictly Birkenstocks. Making a conscience choice to live a green lifestyle may seem like a daunting task so here are some simple steps and guidance for all the newbies out there. And, if you've been living eco-friendly for a while, these might serve as a great refresher for your earth-friendly life.

Habits bad for the environment

Habits bad for the environment

So which of our habits is the worst enemy to the environment? For now, here's a look at some of our most common environmental transgressions, starting with the biggies.

Simple changes that won't overwhelm

Simple changes that won't overwhelm

Green is everywhere. It's the "new black." It's a mantra heard from the grocery store to the gas pump to the automobile showroom. Given so much advice, where should we start?

Avoid the marketing misuse of 'green'

Avoid the marketing misuse of 'green'

Organic cotton sheets, sustainable flooring, recycled glass countertops. The words hint at something lovely and healthy, but what do they mean exactly?

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