Go greener with these sustainable living tips and tricks for how to make your house more environmentally friendly.

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How Does the Solar Panel Tax Credit Work?

The new incentive program makes solar energy more affordable than ever for property owners. Here's how to take advantage of it.

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What Is a Hybrid Inverter?

A solar inverter converts low-voltage direct current to grid-voltage alternating current. A hybrid inverter also does that, and a whole...

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What’s a 15-Minute City?

Urban planners are envisioning a future free of traffic jams and smog, and rich with health, camaraderie and resilience. Enter...

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What To Know About Sustainable Architecture

In a world experiencing increasing climate change, sustainable architecture is becoming an imperative. Here's an introduction to the concept.

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Homeowner’s Guide on How To Recycle

Ever tentatively throw an item into a recycling bin, hoping it'll be recycled, but not totally sure it will? We...

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Understanding the Different Types of Plastic

Here's what to know about plastic classifications, which ones are in common products, which are recyclable and which are the...

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How an Industry Leader in Sustainable Building Got His Start

Richard Flatau is one of the country's foremost experts on cordwood homes and a leader in sustainable building techniques.

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Is Natural Gas Clean Energy?

Is natural gas a green energy solution or just a bunch of gaslighting? From health safety to greenhouse gases, here's...

PFOA vs. PFAS vs. PFOS: What’s the Difference?

Learn about these "forever chemicals" found in public water supplies, food products and consumer goods.

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10 Facts About Sustainability

Eager to make changes to reduce your carbon footprint? Here's what you need to know about sustainability.

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What Is Environmental Sustainability?

We're at a tipping point for keeping our environmental systems intact, so it's all hands on deck for becoming more...

How To Make a DIY No Waste Chicken Feeder

A no-waste chicken feeder is a quick, easy, affordable way to keep the coop clean, save money and keep your...

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What To Know About Biomass Energy

Biomass energy is locked into organic matter. Extracting it efficiently may go a long way toward reducing our reliance on...

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What Does the Ban on Incandescent Light Bulbs Mean for You?

Due to new government rules that went into effect on Aug. 1, retailers can no longer sell incandescent bulbs. You...

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6 Tips to Getting Started with Sustainable Building Techniques

Learn sustainable building tips from a life-long expert in self-sufficiency.

EcoBorder Rubber Landscape Edging Review: Is Rubber Lawn Edging Any Good?

When it’s time to elevate your garden and lawn, get instant impact with long-lasting results, thanks to EcoBorder...

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9 Self-Sustaining Home Ideas

Discover innovative self-sustaining home ideas for eco-conscious homeowners trying to reduce their dependence on the grid.

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8 Most Popular Green Building Certifications

Interested in sustainable living? Gain insight into popular green building certifications for single-family homes in the U.S.

Is There a Future for Sustainable Construction?

Sustainable construction benefits the environment, but higher costs and slower project timelines can conflict with the growing need for housing.

GAF Timberline Solar Energy Shingles Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

The affected shingles have been installed as part of larger home solar systems, so reach out to your contractor!

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What Is Backdrop Paint?

The trendy paint company has taken over the internet—but is it worth all the hype?

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Homeowner’s Guide: What Is Carbon Footprint?

How we live, what we buy and how we get around contribute to our carbon footprint. Here's how to calculate...

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Reader Project: Like Father, Like Son

David Moore and his family know a thing or two about putting repurposed building materials to good use. Read his...

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What Are Forever Chemicals?

Forever chemicals hang around in the environment, causing health problems like cancer and obesity. Find out where they are and...

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6 Types of Renewable Energy

All types of renewable energy are cleaner and last longer than non-renewable energy. All we need is technology to convert...

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What Is Polyvinyl Alcohol and How Does It Impact the Environment?

Dish and laundry pods are handy, but we're only just starting to learn how they harm waterways, animals and our...

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10 Sustainable Furniture Companies To Know

Fight the wasteful tides of fast furniture by supporting one of these sustainable furniture companies.

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How Is Solar Energy Used in Homes?

Looking for ways to reduce your dependency on fossil fuels and power your home with solar energy? Here are some...