Mother Earth Living






12/30/2010
Green Builder Media’s Vision and ReVision Houses highlight energy efficiency, water conservation, waste management, indoor air quality and great new green materials.  
12/29/2010
Target Red Shop offers Lulan Artisans’ fair trade clutch bags to help build better lives for weavers in southeast Asia and end human trafficking.
12/29/2010
U.S. energy consumers will rely more on natural gas and renewables and less on imports in 2011. Coal remains dominant.
12/29/2010
The Snail, the winner of Electrolux Design Lab 2010 Competition, saves both energy and space by heating food with magnetic induction.  
12/29/2010
The Mayo Clinic Book of Home Remedies offers scientific backing to herbal and natural medicine.
12/28/2010
Our favorite natural homes of 2010 range in size and grandiosity, from a 280-square-foot mountain cottage to an urban warehouse-cum-artists’-loft. Every one of them can teach us a lot about living green.
12/28/2010
 Apartment Therapy compiles a list of the best places to score vintage, retro and gently used items, from coast to coast.  
12/28/2010
This year readers were concerned about bedbugs and greenwashing, and everyone wants to know more about smaller homes.
12/27/2010
Small house builder Rich Daniels seeks to cluster 100 homes under 400 square feet in a former sawmill.
12/27/2010
From West Africa to the Netherlands, furniture designers find oil drums an abundant, green material.
12/27/2010
Minimize your post-Christmas impact. Earth911 offers great tips for keeping your Christmas tree out of the landfill.
12/17/2010
Some of Natural Home’s favorite paint and wallcovering companies get pretty in pink.
12/17/2010
Natural Home is ahead of the most recent trends, highlighted in the National Association of Remodeling Industry’s builder poll.
12/17/2010
Make a yule log—out of wood or chocolate—and welcome the sun’s return.
12/16/2010
Greg Franta’s work on climate change and the built environment, as reflected in his book Cooling the Warming, is at the core of Rocky Mountain Institute’s Reinventing Fire initiative.
12/16/2010
Home design apps for smart phones and iPads make visualizing your dream home even easier.
12/15/2010
Made from bamboo, wood and grass seed, this tiny house could be our future.
12/15/2010
Planning a party? Let wabi-sabi’s influence lead to a casual, comfortable gathering.
12/15/2010
Natural products research firm Compass Naturals predicts shoppers will get savvy; rebel against chemicals, over-packaging, GMOs and animal cruelty; and grow more of their own food.
12/14/2010
‘Tis the season to shop for green gifts—here’s how.
12/14/2010
A Carnegie Mellon study finds fault with carbon footprint calculations. Thankfully, we have other ways of determining environmental impact.
12/14/2010
In wake of slow federal action, Boulder, Colorado, parents make a grassroots push for healthy, nutritious school lunches.
12/13/2010
Simplify the Christmas season with these 12 tips for gifts, gift wrapping and decor—as well as steps you can take to make your celebration light on the planet.
12/10/2010
Use scraps and other 'trash' to wrap gifts—and forego the wasteful virgin paper.
12/8/2010
The U.S. Green Building Council singles out the Forest Stewardship Council as the only trusted wood certifier.






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