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Backyard bounty: Vegetables are nature’s original nutritional powerhouses

Backyard bounty: Vegetables are nature’s original nutritional powerhouses

You’ve probably heard the chatter around how a handful of unusual foods are must-eat nutritional powerhouses – and wondered how you’ll ever get your kids to try kale or chia…

5 ways to open a world of flavors in a small space

5 ways to open a world of flavors in a small space

If a big part of your weekend is dedicated to experimenting with recipes and combining ingredients to create new flavors, you just might be a foodie. If you have a…

American companies embrace a sustainable future

American companies embrace a sustainable future

Meeting in Paris, delegates from 195 nations ended 2015 by reaching a landmark agreement to make significant efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The historic pact represents a global effort…

Tips for going green, saving green, with greywater recycling

Tips for going green, saving green, with greywater recycling

Water conservation isn’t just for Californians and others who live in dry climates. Although the Golden State’s water woes grabbed headlines last summer, it’s not the only state potentially facing…

5 tips for businesses to cut energy, save money

5 tips for businesses to cut energy, save money

Companies across the nation are looking for ways to become more energy efficient, and small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are no exception. Reducing energy consumption is one of the top…

5 simple tips to lighten our environmental footprint this holiday season

Holiday celebrating results in a lot of waste. Our nation generates an extra 1 million tons of waste between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, according to the EPA. But taking a…

Tackling insects, diseases and weeds can lead to a larger corn harvest

Tackling insects, diseases and weeds can lead to a larger corn harvest

Some bake with it. Some decorate with it. Some wander around for hours in it. We’re talking about corn: the edible, ornamental and downright a-maze-ing homegrown staple. Corn takes center…

What to flush [Infographic]

What to flush [Infographic]

With municipal wastewater systems experiencing backups and pipe clogs, people need the facts on What to Flush.  …

Tips to make your next DIY home improvement as green as possible

Tips to make your next DIY home improvement as green as possible

If you’re thinking about making your next DIY home improvement project “green,” but aren’t sure how to achieve a balance of eco-friendly and affordability, there’s good news. It’s now easier…

How smart home chefs are going green with kitchen design

How smart home chefs are going green with kitchen design

Home chefs everywhere are taking a new approach when designing their dream kitchens. Beyond upscale tools and high end appliances, they also want features that are eco-friendly and environmentally smart.…