Discover which environmentalists, environmental activists and green organizations are worth following on Twitter and what you can learn from each.
Learn how your waste has been affecting the earth and how you can reduce your impact.
How safe are the products we use each day and are there safer alternatives?
When we think of sustainability, we often think of what we can personally do to impact the environment. More than individuals, these collectives of concerned officials, citizens and businesses strive to have the greenest neighborhoods in Washington, DC.
While the best mode of transportation is your own two feet, these other options will get you where you need to go in an eco-friendly way.
More than just having restaurants committed to sourcing local, organic foods, there’s been a surge in the D.C. grocers carrying local, organic products from nearby farms. Here are a few options.
Many parents rely on big companies to create baby food that contains all of the necessary nutrition. Find out ways to make homemade baby food that is both healthy for your baby and the earth.
Consumers today have a heightened awareness of where their coffee is grown, their bananas are picked and where their scarves are sewn. The Fair Trade Movement and labeling and certification process seeks to shed light on supply chain processes to ensure sustainable manufacturing, packaging and distributing.
Understand the purification system that turns our waste water into drinking water and how safe it is to consume.
Many cities have created goals to reduce their carbon footprint over the next couple of years. One way they have found to do this is through the roofs of buildings, i.e. “green” and “cool” roofs. Find out what a green roof or cool roof is, how much they cost, their maintenance after installment and their benefits.