As summer temps start to rise, so do our costs to keep our homes cool. Household energy bills are expected to go up two percent a year for the next 20 years. But there are things you can do now to cut your costs later.
What You Need to Know About Going Solar
It is becoming cheaper and easier to use the sun to power your home.
How to Make a Natural Cleaning Spray from Citrus Ingredients
Here's how to make a natural cleaning spray starter kit for all surfaces.
How to Make Your Own Reusable Disinfecting Cleaning Wipes
Here's a quick and easy way to make reusable disinfectant cleaning wipes.
Make a Year's Worth of Laundry Detergent for $20
Here's how to make a year's worth of laundry detergent for less than $20.
How to Make Chemical-Free DIY Wool Dryer Balls
Forget dryer sheets: here's how to make chemical-free wool dryer balls.
The Everyday Super Momma
AOL Lifestyle Expert, Molly Sims and her guest Robyn Casady share their tips for making your own eco-friendly, green household cleaning solutions at home, including an all-natural vinegar-based cleansing spray.
Moving From London to Luxury Environmentally Friendly Houses
This is the luxury eco-community where middle-class families flee the rat race to live the good life. Hockerton Housing Project is a magnet for middle-class professionals who want to live green while keeping the luxuries of modern living.
Eco-Friendly Kitchen Creations
Green lifestyle expert Danny Seo shows us some clever kitchen creations that not only will save you money, but are also greener for your kitchen and the environment.
Surgery On Ailing Great Dane Yields 43 1/2 Socks
Veterinarians remove 43 ½ socks from a 3-year old Great Dane in the Portland area.
Making Sustainable Housing Better, More Accessible and More Affordable
Architect Michelle Kaufmann explains the convergence of technology and building design, and the importance of using software and data to create green, affordable homes for the global population.
Tips for Saving Energy at Home
Whether it's unplugging, replacing, or simply turning down the dial, we have the top tips on how to help protect the environment while saving your hard-earned cash.
Which Hawaiian Island Would You Live on?
Hawaii's diverse climate has resulted in environmentally friendly homes.
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
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
Samantha Nevels from the Consumer Electronics Association discusses tips to be energy efficient in your home and daily life.
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
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
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'
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
Brenda Prinzavalli talks about the best items to recycle and reuse in your home.
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
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
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
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
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
Did you know the time of day you run your appliances can determine how much you’re charged?
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
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
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.