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DIY beauty adventure: Oatmeal mask

Six easy steps to making your own face mask. The result? Softer, smoother skin that's no longer insatiably thirsty. And it's practically free!


Air pollution tied to stillbirth in small study

"Suggestive evidence" of a link between air pollution and increased risk of stillbirth is growing, according to a new review.


Too few Americans take advantage of local parks

Most neighborhood parks in the United States are geared toward younger people, which limits their use, a new study suggests.


Climate change may mean more smoggy days to come

Climate change could cause many major American cities to experience more days with heavy ozone pollution in the coming decades, a new study predicts.


Smog's health effects persist for decades

Air pollution can increase the risk of premature death, even decades later, one of the longest running air pollution studies suggests.


8 steps you can take to go green and save money

Save hundreds of dollars -- and benefit the planet -- with these easy energy fixes.


Conservation with kids

Check out these tips from eco-minded moms on encouraging conservation and reducing waste among the younger set. More>>

8 ways to make your home healthier

Your house's air quality and the products you use every day can all have an effect on your health and that of your family. Here's how to make your home a safer and healthier place to live. More>>

What foods should you buy organic?

Karen Cicero asked two staff members at the Environmental Working Group what her organic must-buys should be -- and where she can save some money.


Natural ways to eliminate litter box odor

There are effective ways to rid your home of lingering litter box odors -- without having to resort to using any harsh chemicals.


Car market going electric

According to a recent study, sales of electric cars will skyrocket in the next five years. But in the overall scheme of the global car market, they will still be niche players.


What’s my carbon footprint?

'Carbon footprint' has a simple definition, but for the everyday person, understanding its parts takes some digging. More>>

What is Earth Day?

For over three decades, Earth Day has been gaining momentum in the environmental movement. Learn more about it here. More>>

How does composting work?

Composting may seem complicated but Deb Martin, co-author of The Complete Compost Gardening Guide, has some tips on using waste wisely. More>>

DIY skin care remedies

To keep your skin healthy and radiant, you may be tempted to visit the beauty aisle. But the quickest, most efficient skin care remedies are already in your kitchen. More>>

Give your office an eco-boost

Whether your take your coffee breaks in your living room or in the corporate kitchen, here are some steps to add eco-awareness to your professional life. More>>

Eco-friendly activities to beat the winter blues

Keep spirits up -- and the kids entertained -- with these simple, eco-oriented indoor activities. More>>

It’s never been easier to be green

Helping the planet doesn't have to mean making big changes. These seven no-fuss, nearly instant tweaks to your everyday life will help your family go green the easy way. More>>

Future fashion: Eco-conscious style

The growing world of planet-friendly clothing will soon have your closet boasting some green along with your old duds. Here's what you need to know about eco-conscious style. More>>

3 days to a greener home

A greener household doesn't happen overnight, but it can happen over three days. Here are three easy green changes to make over 72 hours. More>>

Getting wise(r) about waste

There are so many small changes that can make a big difference in the amount of waste we create. Green lifestyle expert Sara Snow shares her five best tips for adhering to the adage "Waste not, want not." More>>

Stay toasty and save energy this winter

You can't stop the cold, but you can stop spending so much on your winter energy bill. Try these small changes that will add up to big savings: More>>

Transform your trash

Jars, paper towel tubes, shoe boxes and detergent bottles are all contenders for a useful second act. More>>

Everyday chores get greener

Ready to make some eco-friendly changes, but not sure where to begin? Start with the things you do each day: chores! More>>

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  • Make every day Earth Day... with a book!

    Make every day Earth Day... with a book!

    There are many books that celebrate the earth and show you how to keep the earth clean and healthy. If you want to learn more about Earth Day, check out these books at your local library or book store:
    There are many books that celebrate the earth and show you how to keep the earth clean and healthy. If you want to learn more about Earth Day, check out these books at your local library or book store:
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