According to the EPA, every American generates about four and a half pounds of garbage per day, and about one and a half pounds of that gets recycled. Luckily there are a few gadgets that are trying to cut our landfills some slack. Donna Ruko has three waste reducing products that will have Mother Earth smiling.
You Can Grow an Armchair Right out of the Ground
'Terra!' is an armchair made from cardboard frames, just add soil and water.
What's Trending: 3 Benefits of Living the Farm Life in the City
For years, people have built neighborhoods around golf courses and swimming pools. But now, they’re reaping the rewards of a community settled around a working farm.
3 Simple Ways to Reduce Plastic Waste
Because there is an estimated 8 million tons of plastic waste that flows into our oceans each year, some earthy entrepreneurs have created new products to replace the worst offenders.
5 Money Saving Tips to Cut Your Energy Bill
You're probably using more energy than you think. January 10th is Cut You Energy Costs Day. The List's Teresa Strasser has 5 ways you didn't know you can cut your energy bill.
5 Days of Producing Zero Trash Challenge
Lucie Fink learns from Lauren Singer - the no-trash guru and blogger at trashisfortossers.com - and spends 5 days producing absolutely zero trash. Get your mason jars, tote bags and reusable silverware ready and join Lucie on her journey towards becoming more eco-friendly.
Chemical-Free Ways to Get an Odor-Free Home
Start the New Year right! These simple odor-erasing hacks use all natural, common household ingredients to keep your home smelling fresh and clean.
4 Eco Friendly and Awesome Cardboard Creations
This is a real working Fender Stratocaster guitar, made entirely out of cardboard. And it sounds amazing! The List's Bradley Hasemeyer has even more amazing things made out of corrugated paper.
Eco Friendly Holiday Gift Ideas
On this live episode of Conscious Living's studio show, host Bianca Alexander shares her favorite earth friendly, health conscious and fair trade gifts of the season.
Vampire Power May Be Slowly Bleeding Your Wallet Dry
Phantom Power...Vampire Power...Standby Power... whatever you call it, it's costing Canadians a pretty penny and not doing any favours for the environment,
Eco-Conscious Back-to-School Shopping
Before you head out to buy brand new notebooks that will eventually end up in the garbage dumps, The List’s Bradley Hasemeyer has eco-conscious ways to save money and the earth on the Lowdown.
Using Live Oak Trees as a Blueprint for Surviving Hurricanes
With sturdy, spiral trunks and deep roots that intertwine with neighboring trees, a Live Oak is a forced to be reckoned with. Find out how architects and engineers are starting to think like a tree when designing safe and resilient structures.
Eco-Friendly Interior Design Tips
Live green without breaking the bank! Celebrity interior designer Kari Whitman shares creative, healthy and cost-effective ways to make your home more eco-friendly.
Solar Panel Super Savings
The idea of solar panels sounds pretty nice, but the cost, not so much. Advanced technology is making solar panels more affordable and easier to come by. Find out how you can end up saving money with solar in What’s The Deal with The List’s Brien McElhatten.
Downsize to Tiny Futuristic Homes
Tiny homes have never been bigger! The List’s Bradley Hasemeyer shows us how we’ll live in the Futurist.
Eat Your Way to a Better Eco System
The area that you live in may be under attack. Throughout the country foreign plants and animals have moved in after being introduced by people and now government agencies are trying to get them under control. The solution? Eat them! The List’s Bradley Hasemeyer explains how you can eat your way to a healthier eco system in the Lowdown.
How to Life Hack Your Water Bill
An interesting video has emerged from the United States of a man showing how to save money on your water bill. In the video, the filmer suggests filling a one or two litre bottle with water and placing the whole thing directly in the toilet tank.
How to Keep Cool at Home Without A/C
As the weather heats up, the air conditioner can really put a dent in your wallet or purse. But you don't have to reach for that beast when summer comes. The List's Ariel Wesler has a list of other easy ways to keep cool without a/c on the Breakdown.
Phil Ross Demonstrates How a House Can Be Made From Fungus
Future resilient cities will be constructed out of their own refuse. This hypothesis was the spark for the book, 'Building from Waste: Recovered Materials in Architecture and Construction' from ETH Zurich and the Future Cities Laboratory in Singapore.
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The Doctors' Tip for Saving Water
The Doctors share a cheap and easy tip for conserving water each time you flush.
Going Green in Bed
"Going green" isn't always easy, but The List’s Ariel Wesler says you can now do it in your sleep because earth-friendly bedding is. . .What's Trending.
Hi Tech Ways to Save Water in Watering Lawn
With water restrictions in California Drought, there are ways to use less water if you still can water your lawn.
How to Clean the Green Way
Happy Earth Day! Natalie Kelly has some tips for making your Spring cleaning a little greener!
5 Eco-Friendly Ways to Keep Your Home Clean
Danielle Blundell from Family Circle shares ways to keep your home green, clean and eco-friendly.
Sustainable Fashion And Food Tips For Spring
Danny Seo joins HuffPost Live to give some sustainable fashion and food tips for spring.
Environmentalists Push For Climate Change Warning Labels At Gas Stations
A new green movement in Northern California urges drivers to think less about the price of gas and more about the environment.
DIY Distressed Herb Planters
Quick and simple distressed herb planters make great summer hostess gifts. Coryanne Ettiene shows you how easy it is.
Organic Burial Pods To Replace Tombstones With Trees
Anna Citelli and Raoul Bretzel proposed a plan to make cemeteries more eco-friendly by replacing the headstone with a tree.