Lean In to Eco-Fashion

Take a stand against the mainstream, pollution-heavy fashion industry with ethical alternatives and brands.

Have Your Pumpkin and Eat It Too

Add essential vitamins and minerals with these creative ideas for adding healthful pumpkin to your autumn routine.

14 Uses for Turmeric

Treasure the golden spice turmeric for its health-boosting properties, as well as its myriad other uses.

10 Ways to Reuse Your Cosmetic Containers

Don’t throw out that old makeup compact! Repurpose and reuse it. Here are the top ten upcycled projects you can do with cosmetic containers whether you’re an expert crafter or not.

Grilled Tomato Polenta Recipe

A meatless dish, Grilled Tomato Polenta tastes excellent alongside grilled veggies and makes a delicious weeknight meal.

Upcycled Art: Stylish, Eco-Friendly Home Décor Ideas

Add eco-friendly home décor to your space by displaying upcycled art such as vintage fabrics, old t-shirts, magazines and ephemera. Personalize your art with family memorabilia and a unique frame to make a one of a kind eco-friendly creation.

Spicy Pickled Asparagus Recipe

Instead of eating it all now, learn how to pickle asparagus with this easy Spicy Pickled Asparagus recipe and save some for later in the season! Your future self will thank you.

3 Favorite Home Remodeling Blogs

These three great design blogs share inspiration to redecorate our homes on a budget—using rescued and reclaimed items.

The New Gardener’s Hollow Leg Junior

The new Gardener’s Hollow Leg Junior, a smaller version of the original Gardener’s Hollow Leg, makes picking dinner from the garden easy.

Zero-Waste Holiday Decor for the Home

Decorate your home with zero-waste decor that can be reused, recycled or consumed—instead of toxic landfill trash. The Christmas decorations of Colonial Williamsburg offer inspiration for using natural decor.

Feel-Good Friday: That's Not Honey, Honey

In more shocking news about the honey on U.S. store shelves, a Food Safety News study analyzes more than 60 jars of honey and finds that nearly all of them have been ultra-filtered to disguise their potentially tainted and toxic origins.

GE Lighting Announces New LED Bulbs

GE Lighting’s full line of light-emitting diode (LED) GE Energy Smart incandescent replacement bulbs are anticipated to be on store shelves within the next 16 months.

Tiny House: The Surfshack

Built from a recycled shipping container, the 160-square-foot Surfshack uses folding, moveable panels and smart design to fit all the creature comforts of home into a durable, weather-proof frame, creating a home-away-from-home on the Washington coast for an avid surfer.

Tiny House: The Cube Project

Designed to be a comfortable, modern home with a minimum impact on the environment, the Cube generates its own energy and proves that you don't have to sacrifice creature comforts to live in a small space.

Post-Wedding: Sneak Peek

Jessica offers a sneak peek of her biodegradable wedding, which featured recycled glassware, handmade decor, recycled paper table runners, biodegradable plates and cups and soy candles.

Decorating on a Budget

Don’t have extra money to drop on expensive picture frames or fancy artwork? Editorial intern Amanda Thompson discusses simple ways to spruce up any room in your house at no cost.

Green Rookie: After-Christmas Cleanup

Christmas may have passed, but the remnants of the holiday festivities remain—piles of wrapping paper, boxes, and ribbons tangled strands of lights trees losing needles all over the living room floor. Fortunately, cleaning up after another holiday season is easier—and more

Green Fashion: First World Trash

Natural Home editorial intern Kirsten Hudson reviews First World Trash’s bags and purses made from recycled materials.

Spooky Snacks for Halloween

Try these spooktacular treats for your Halloween celebration. We've got mummified hot dogs, terrifying punch and much more.

Finding Eco-Friendly Engagement and Wedding Rings

Jessica searches for eco-friendly engagement and wedding rings and explores a variety of sustainable options, including conflict-free diamonds, recycled diamonds, recycled gold, recycled jewelry, alternative wedding rings, Canadian diamonds and cultured diamonds.

UniquEco: Recycling Flip Flops for a Cleaner World

This charitable foundation cleans up coasts, employs impoverished communities, turns discarded items into new products and uses the funds from sales to help alleviate environmental issues such as whaling and support social issues such as education, conservation and development initiatives in poor communities.

Eco-Decor Delights: Plates with Purpose

Made from recycled glass and handcrafted in Pennsylvania, Plates with Purpose helps raise money and awareness for a wide variety of nonprofit partners.

Starbucks Greens its Coffee Cups

Natural Home editorial intern Kirsten Hudson discusses Starbucks’ progress in making its coffee cups recyclable.

Green Summer: Bathing Suits

Natural Home editorial intern Susan Melgren shares several lines of eco-friendly bathing suits that won’t break your bank.

Homemade Recycled Art Project

Jessica gives an update on her townhouse greening: a recycling center, cardboard art, and upgraded lighting and bathroom fixtures.

Lighting for Tomorrow, Today

Jessica discusses her experience as a judge at the Lighting for Tomorrow energy-efficient lighting design competition.