As grocery prices rise, now more than ever we need tools to save money. These websites help you get organized and give you the tools you need to buy the best—for less.
Matt ponders when the line of respect is crossed when critiquing friends' non-green habits.
Get your friends together for a good time for little to no cost with these four swap party ideas.
Making your own natural cleaners is a smart option for savvy-savers.
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace perfects the art of the 5-minute shower.
Summer is heating up! Discover how you can cut costs, lower your energy usage and reduce your carbon footprint all while beating the hot summer sun.
Weatherizing your home saves you money. Just a few simple changes can greatly reduce the amount of energy your home requires to stay comfortable. Natural Home magazine editor-in-chief Robyn Griggs Lawrence fills you in on how to weatherize your home and collect stimulus money.
Homeowners and renters who made five or more energy-efficient improvements found satisfying savings, a new study finds.
A kitchen garden offers many benefits beyond saving money.
Herbs might not be the first thing that come to mind when you start considering ways to save money, but they actually can be a great help in cutting costs while boosting health, flavor and the general deliciousness of life.
Experts say that that bathroom and kitchen remodels--once a sure-fire way to move a home for sale--aren't necessarily the ticket anymore. Creating a house that feels homey and welcoming is most important.
Guest blogger Mike Samsel provides an overview on how the iPad and new apps relating to home automation can help you save energy through better control of heating and cooling, lights, window coverings, irrigation and security systems.
Just as libraries transformed society by giving everyone access to books, the Richmond Grows Seed Lending Library is providing all citizens the opportunity to borrow seeds and grow their own food. Start a seed-lending library in your town!
MyEmissionsExchange.com stimulates the economy and combats global warming by paying registered users for reducing their energy use.
The new Microsoft Hohm application makes it easy to track your energy use and provides simple recommendations to save energy and money.
Staycations, a vacation taken at home or in-town, are a smart way to save money, reduce travel emissions and support your local economy. Follow these tips for a great staycation!
Put your money where your principals are—supporting eco-conscious living projects. Invest in green companies to make a greater impact on our environment.
Summer marks the start of buzzing AC units, but this doesn’t have to waste energy or drain your wallet. By accessing the energy leaks in your home with a simple energy audit, you’ll save money on utility bills. Natural Home editor-in-chief Robyn Griggs Lawrence explains how to perform a home energy audit.
The Richmond Grows Seed Lending Library lets patrons borrow and lend heirloom seeds and provides the information and support they need to grow them. Would you like to have a library like this in your town? You can start one!
Daylighting systems company Solatube offers facts about daylight in conjunction with Daylight Saving Time.
Try saving seed from a few of your garden favorites this year. The number of seeds sold in the seed catalogs decreases every year. Saving seed may save that particular variety from extinction.
Finca Luna Nueva's Sacred Seeds Sanctuary is a living laboratory to nurture tropical and native species through the next 10 years of climate change.
Conserve your iPod’s energy with these eco-friendly tricks.
Do you eat like you spend? Similarities may exist between your relationship to food and your relationship to money. Learn to identify your patterns so you can heal them.
That sage (ahem!) advice is from the Wall Street Journal Online, in an article about how small investments in buying seeds can reap large returns in the coming year.
Editor in Chief K.C. Compton interviews some experts who are spreading the word on herbs.
Enjoy the benefits of gardening with these cheap ideas that will help you save money and produce more of your family’s food.
The Sacred Seeds Sanctuary in Costa Rica, provides an opportunity to help endangered plants adapt to and thrive in changing climate conditions.
Save money and energy by ditching the dryer and air drying your clothes instead.
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull shares money-saving secrets learned from years of shopping secondhand.
An easy description of making your own baby food from scratch. Create nutritional options for your baby and safe money!