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.
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 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
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.
'Home of Tomorrow': Residential Solar Energy Trend
Homeowners gain revenue by using recent trends in residential solar energy.
'Home of Tomorrow': Maximizing Energy Efficiency
Trends in sustainable energy are helping homeowners maximize efficiency.
'Home of Tomorrow': Harnessing the Power of Wind
SOLAIR uses prevailing winds to power homes for efficiency and revenue.
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
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
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
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
Tanya Memme shows you simple steps to winterize your home and cut your heating bills by up to 30%.
DIY Dry Cleaning Alternatives
Sophie Uliano demonstrates how you can save money on your dry cleaning bill.
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
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
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
We are heading into winter so here's some great advice on how to heat your home for eight pence a day using Tealights.
What You Need to Know About Holiday LED Lights
James Forsberg with Home Depot talks about new LED bulbs and trading in your old holiday lights for the eco-friendly kind.
How to Save Money on Energy Bills This Winter
Energizing Indiana provides free home energy assessments to help residents find areas where heat is escaping from their homes. The organization also installs CFL light bulbs and energy efficient showerheads.
A Primer on Heirloom Tomatoes
Irregularly shaped, vividly colored fruits grown from the seeds of non-hybridized tomato plants, thereby standing apart from drab supermarket tomatoes, which are uniformly orange and spheroid.
Creative Ways To Reuse Your Halloween Leftovers
The day after Halloween is like a huge holiday hangover, candy wrappers all over the place, you have more chocolate bars than you know what to do with, and your carved pumpkins are about ready to go to Halloween heaven, but don't you dare throw away those goodies! You can reuse your Halloween leftovers!
Time Explains: Solar Energy
The largest solar plant in the world is going online soon in California. Its construction marks the beginning of an explosion of growth in the U.S Solar industry.
Carbon-Negative Energy Source Powers Homes on Walnut Shells
It's not exactly Mr. Fusion but it's getting close. All Power Labs in Berkeley, Calif., has built and sold hundreds of gasifiers around the world. The portable power source runs on organic material like corn cobs and coconut shells. But it's not just cleaner burning. Even the waste is good for the planet. All Power Lab's Tom Price shows us how it works.
How to Use Halloween Pumpkin Leftovers
Scary jack-o'-lanterns are perfect for attracting little ghosts and goblins to your doorstep. But, after your Halloween pumpkin is carved, what can you do with the pulp and seeds? Green living expert Terri Bennett shares her tips for making the most of your pumpkin carvings.
TERRA 821: Glass Half Full
Glass Half Full is the story of three Montana organizations that recycle glass. A city official, a passionate self-starter, and a dedicated craftsman take us through the possibilities that glass recycling have for a community. Produced by Abby Kent.
Tips For Energy-Efficient Gaming And Entertainment
Monique O'Grady with the Alliance to Save Energy provides tips on energy efficient gaming and entertainment.