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Top 10 Local Park Activities This Summer

Top 10 Local Park Activities This Summer

National Trust research shows that children aged 7-12 spend less time playing outside compared to any other generation.

How No-Trees Paper Is Made

How No-Trees Paper Is Made

Wouldn’t it be great if there were a new way to make paper that doesn’t require cutting down trees? There is, and it’s made mainly from leftover wheat straw. Plus, there’s a A-List movie star (Woody Harrelson) who’s helping to get the new company off the ground.

Energy Efficiency Advice

Energy Efficiency Advice

Samantha Nevels from the Consumer Electronics Association discusses tips to be energy efficient in your home and daily life.

ECycle To Reduce Waste

ECycle To Reduce Waste

Samantha Nevels from the Consumer Electronics Association discusses the importance and ease of recycling your electronics.

How to Make Homemade Ant Traps

How to Make Homemade Ant Traps

Lifestyle expert Sophie Uliano shows a safe way to get rid of kitchen ants without bringing toxins into your home. Sophie shows how to mix a potion of sugar water and borax to attract and exterminate a colony of ants. Sophie also shares an effective method to kill the colony queen and end the problem one and for all!

The One Tonne Life Project Three Years on - A Climate-Smart Lifestyle

The One Tonne Life Project Three Years on - A Climate-Smart Lifestyle

Three years after the Lindell family completed their "One Tonne Life" run by reducing their CO2 emissions by 80 per cent to 1.5 tonnes, this exciting project has moved from pilot to reality. Now, Jon, Tina and son Nils Jogensjö aim for a permanent "One Tonne Life". They have bought Sweden's most energy-smart villa from A-hus. Vattenfall's web based "EnergyWatch" and smart plugs give the family full control over their energy use as well as an ingenious Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid.

Michael Pollan on the Govt. Being Timid When It Comes to 'Agro-Business'

Michael Pollan on the Govt. Being Timid When It Comes to 'Agro-Business'

Journalist, author and activist Michael Pollan joins HuffPost Live and talks about the government's role in climate change.

Re-Using Items In Your Home

Re-Using Items In Your Home

Brenda Prinzavalli talks about the best items to recycle and reuse in your home.

These Common Household Items Boost Your Energy Bill

These Common Household Items Boost Your Energy Bill

They're called power vampires -- items in your house that are boosting your bill in ways that you could never imagine. Here are some tips for saving money on your monthly energy bill.

7 Awesome Ways to Upcycle Old Wine Bottles

7 Awesome Ways to Upcycle Old Wine Bottles

While it’s good to recycle your wine bottles, it’s just as awesome to re-purpose them. Here are 7 simple, design-friendly ways to put that glass to use.

5 Simple Ways to Have a Greener Home

5 Simple Ways to Have a Greener Home

Happy Earth Day! Want to help the environment today? We'll show you some simple ways around the house you can save some green by going green! It'll help the planet and your wallet!

5 Ways to Help Save the Planet

5 Ways to Help Save the Planet

A little can go a long way when it comes to sustainable living. From conserving water and energy to producing less waste and avoiding harsh chemicals, protect the earth in your daily life with these 5 easy ways to live a little greener.

Ed Begley Jr. And Family on the Oscars and Their New Green House

Ed Begley Jr. And Family on the Oscars and Their New Green House

Actor and environmentalist Ed Begley Jr., his darling wife Rachelle Carson-Begley and daughter Hayden Begley update us on their ongoing construction project documented in the webseries 'Our Green House.' Plus, Hayden gushes about being her dad's plus one to this year's Oscars and getting starstruck over meeting Leonardo DiCaprio and Meryl Streep. The eco-friendly father-daughter duo even walked 12 blocks to the red carpet, Hayden in high heels, to reduce their carbon footprint.

How to Save Money By Choosing the Best Time to Run Your Dishwasher

How to Save Money By Choosing the Best Time to Run Your Dishwasher

Did you know the time of day you run your appliances can determine how much you’re charged?

How to Dispose of Prescription Drugs

How to Dispose of Prescription Drugs

Don’t toss old pills into the garbage or flush them down the toilet. Here’s how to get rid of them safely.

How to Make Non-Toxic Fragrance Diffuser Sticks

How to Make Non-Toxic Fragrance Diffuser Sticks

Learn to make non-toxic fragrance diffuser sticks with “Gorgeously Green Diva” Sophie Uliano. Sophie‘s fragrance diffuser sticks are not only safe for your family, but they are also super long lasting and don't require electricity or flames.

How to Lower Your Heating Bills This Winter

How to Lower Your Heating Bills This Winter

Don’t freeze this winter by trying to save a little cash on your heating bill. We have tips on how to save money and still stay warm.

Making DIY Air Fresheners with Sophie Uliano

Making DIY Air Fresheners with Sophie Uliano

Sophie Uliano teaches us how to make toxic-free air fresheners. Zap foul odor in your bathroom by combining water, vodka, and essential oils. Get rid of lingering, musty odors in closets by filling a mason jar with baking soda and lavender. And, get a diffuser to make your home smell like a spa.

Sophie Uliano's All Natural No-Drip Perfume

Sophie Uliano's All Natural No-Drip Perfume

Sophie Uliano teaches you how to make solid perfume that you can easily take on the go without fear of it spilling all over the place. Using jojoba oil and beeswax, she teaches us to create fragrance using three notes: base, middle, and high. Sophie then shows how to mix and mold this simple, all-natural perfume into a no-drip stick, perfect for anyone on the go.

New Sustainable Energy Storing Solution

New Sustainable Energy Storing Solution

A concern about the widespread use of wind and solar power has been how to store power when the wind stops blowing and the sun doesn’t shine. So here’s a novel solution that uses railroad cars and a hill.

How to Make an Exfoliating Rice Face Mask

How to Make an Exfoliating Rice Face Mask

Sophie Uliano reveals the centuries-old secret anti-aging components of rice. She explains how the ferulic acid found in the grains contains antioxidants that give your skin a youthful appearance. Sophie makes a facial mask with goat milk and a serum using rice bran oil to keep your skin looking great.

Going Green to the Extreme with Ed Begley Jr. And His Family

Going Green to the Extreme with Ed Begley Jr. And His Family

Actor and environmentalist Ed Begley Jr. talks about the inspiration that led him to become a pioneer for green living. Ed also explains how he uses his bike to generate energy to make toast in the morning. And, Ed’s wife, Rachelle Carson-Begley, and their daughter Hayden describe what changes they’ve made in order to live an eco-friendly lifestyle.

Sophie Uliano's Felted Wool Soaps Review

Sophie Uliano's Felted Wool Soaps Review

Scrub-a-dub-dub! Get fresh, smooth skin with Sophie Uliano's felted wool soaps. She takes us through each step of the generations-old felting process. The sheep's wool acts as a great exfoliator and doubles the life expectancy of your bar of soap.

The Eco-Friendly Alternative to Styrofoam

The Eco-Friendly Alternative to Styrofoam

When you unpack that new TV, you get Styrofoam that ends up in landfill whether you like it or not, so why not use the magic of mushrooms to make a packaging material that’s completely compostable?

Simple Tips to Insulate Your Home for Winter

Simple Tips to Insulate Your Home for Winter

Tanya Memme shows you simple steps to winterize your home and cut your heating bills by up to 30%.

DIY Dry Cleaning Alternatives

DIY Dry Cleaning Alternatives

Sophie Uliano demonstrates how you can save money on your dry cleaning bill.

Belkin Conserve Insight Energy Monitor Review

Belkin Conserve Insight Energy Monitor Review

Belkin’s Conserve Insight energy monitor tells you how much juice—and dough—your appliances are using so you can decide what’s worth plugging in.

Company Lights Up the World While Reducing Pollution

Company Lights Up the World While Reducing Pollution

When the sun goes down on developing worlds, many of their people depend on kerosene lamps to see. Now a multi-national corporation is reducing pollution, energy costs, petrochemical use, and making millions of people safer, in a single stroke.

LED Lighting Options to Save on Energy Bills

LED Lighting Options to Save on Energy Bills

Host Andy Baryer lights the way with LED light bulb options. Should you invest in LED lighting? Watch to find out!

Heat Your Home for Eight Pence a Day Using Tealights

Heat Your Home for Eight Pence a Day Using Tealights

We are heading into winter so here's some great advice on how to heat your home for eight pence a day using Tealights.

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