The total number of bike-share bikes operating in the United States more than doubled in 2017, the most recent year for which reliable figures are available. And these programs are among the best options available to North American riders. Did your bike-share service make the list?
Most communities have a local farmers market, and they're popular for a good reason. Farmers markets provide fresh, locally grown produce, as well as homemade or home-baked goods. They also make it easier to eat healthy on a budget. Read on for tips on making the most of your local farmers market.
Disposable products aren’t just bad for the environment. They’re not so great for your bottom line either — and some may be hazardous to your health. Fortunately, there are dozens of reusable, environmentally friendly, and inexpensive kitchen products you can use instead.
We live in a throwaway society. All this waste is costly, both for us and for the environment. Whenever you choose to reuse, you’re making your life greener and cheaper at the same time. Here are several ways to incorporate reuse into your life.
We waste between 30% and 50% of our food supply each year, which costs the average American family at least $1,600 per year. That’s a lot of money you could otherwise spend paying down debt or saving for a rainy day. That’s why it’s essential we all learn how to waste less food and save money.
You'd never take money out of your wallet and throw it straight into a trash can, but using these disposable items is kind of like doing that. Plus, it's horrible for the environment. From water bottles to napkins to personal products, here are several disposable items you're better off ditching.
Too often, it seems like making your life greener means spending more. But that needn’t be the case. One of the best ways to be more eco-friendly is to cut back on your use of energy and natural resources — which cost money. That means you can protect your wallet as well as the environment.
Sustainable clothing can be pricey. But clothing lovers with a tight budget and a strong conscience can find ways around this. By shopping strategically and doing your homework, you can build a wardrobe that’s both ethical and eco-friendly without spending any more on clothes than you do now.
There's no way around it: Sustainable clothes made with eco-friendly fabrics and fairly paid labor tend to cost more. But eco-conscious shoppers can remain true to their principles without busting their budgets. If you know where to look, you can find clothing that’s good for both the planet and your wallet.
A good green beauty routine includes reducing your plastic use to the bare minimum. Zero Waste Week, a U.K.-based organization, estimates the cosmetics industry produces...
Not everyone can be a regular bike commuter. Some folks live too far from work, some have erratic schedules, some would have to traverse dangerous...
These days, more and more people are enjoying the benefits of food gardening. According to a five-year study of gardening trends in the U.S....