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7 steps to shopping less
The latest evidence is in, and it shows that buying less is good not only for the environment but...
Six steps to hosting a sustainable Thanksgiving
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, many Americans are already awaiting the feasts that com...
Six tips to keeping your home warm and your energy bills low this winter
The winter season is upon us, which means colder temperatures and higher power bills. While you m...
How to plan a sustainable wedding
As individual climate action becomes increasingly normalized, individuals around the world are ta...
The ultimate guide to lower electric bills
The average American pays over thirteen-hundred dollars a year for electricity. This means that e...
Is zero waste worth it?
The zero waste movement, in which practitioners strive to send close to nothing to the landfill, ...
How to build an environmentally friendly rain garden for your yard
As seasonal rains become increasingly unpredictable, maintaining a perfectly manicured lawn isn’t...
Four energy vampires you haven’t considered
Halloween may be a spooky time of year, but there’s one thing that shouldn’t scare you easily — y...
Five climate justice activists of color you should know about
In just one year, Greta Thunberg has been catapulted into the media spotlight as the face of the ...
Your guide to the circular fashion economy
At the turn of the century, the seminal show Sex and the City popularized the fantasy of a large ...
The frequent flyer's guide to minimizing flight shame
Globetrotting travelers may look cool on Instagram, but there’s one big problem with people who f...
The plastic pollution in your clothes...and how it got to the ocean
If you’ve been trying to go plastic-free, then there’s one surprising place you need to tackle ne...
Does individual climate action matter?
Whenever the media talks about climate change, the conversation tends to focus on big-picture sol...
10 sustainable clothing companies
When you buy clothing, sustainability is probably the last thing on your mind. With so many trend...
Keeping sustainability a priority when you travel
Eighty percent of American families will take vacations this summer, with the majority traveling ...
How to enjoy and protect our national parks
In 2018, a whopping 318 million people visited U.S. national parks, a nearly 16 percent increase ...
How to fight food waste
You’ve stocked the fridge with a week’s worth of fresh veggies, but the day got away and you opte...
How to DIY easy sustainable cleaning products
Store-bought household cleaning products aren’t the only way to keep a home clean. There is a gro...
Protecting your power bill from a heat wave
For many parts of the country, warmer weather can mean increased energy usage and higher electric...
8 things to know about recycling in 2019
Recycling has been around for decades, so you might be surprised to hear a lot of people still ha...
How to support sustainable fashion and clean energy
Carbon is canceled.We’ve teamed up with sustainable clothing brand, Reformation, to make choosing...
Four ways to act against climate change on Giving Tuesday
With Black Friday and Cyber Monday now behind us, the environmental impact of your shopping is no...
10 ways you can make an individual contribution to cut carbon emissions
The challenges we face as a result of global warming can seem overwhelming. Even as countless sta...
Choosing sustainable transportation
In our mobile and fast moving world, we often overlook how the way we get around affects our plan...
How to make more sustainable food choices
In our global efforts to create a more sustainable future for all, choosing renewable energy is j...
Do storm windows save energy?
Tired of paying for heating or cooling that is seeping through old windows? Purchasing replacemen...
4 common situations that increase your energy bill
Even if you closely monitor your energy usage, your power bill at the end of the month might not ...
6 energy hacks for renters
Homes and apartments occupied by renters make up 31.4% of total housing units in the US. This mea...
A definitive guide to your Arcadia dashboard
You’ve signed up for Arcadia. Now what? Everything you need to know about your Arcadia membership...
Understanding your Clean Energy Statement
Your Arcadia Clean Energy Statement is the foundation of your Arcadia membership. Understanding w...
LED vs. regular lightbulbs: Do they really make a difference?
Lightbulbs. They used to be practically synonymous with simplicity. Lights bulbs were just light ...
Community solar: How it works
You don’t need a big, sunny house adorned with glossy panels in order to have solar energy for yo...
A day in the life of a modern, clean energy apartment
While apartment living comes with some constraints, a renter or condo owner can still create a cl...
What kind of solar power is right for you?
You know switching to solar energy is both a smart investment and good for the environment. Howev...
How to get tax credits for saving on energy
Did you know you the government will reward you for being energy-conscious? It’s true! You know t...
Vampire power sources: The likely culprit of your high power bill
Don’t worry, there are no monsters here. That is unless you count your charger and microwave. Vam...
Calculating your kilowatt hour usage at home
Did your electricity bill skyrocket this winter? Are you looking for ways to reduce your costs, o...
What is a kilowatt-hour? The watts used to power your house, explained
Kilowatt-hours, explainedWhen we see the symbol “kWh” on our utility bills, we may assume that it...
How to Use Solar Power to Save Money: From Tax Credits to Community Solar
Understanding Solar Power SavingsMany people don’t consider switching to solar energy because the...
How to save money on your power bills this winter
The best things about winter: snowfall, icicles, and hot cocoa. The worst things about winter: di...
Three Ways to Keep Your Apartment Warm This Weekend, While Supporting Clean Energy
As temperatures in many places all across America are expected to continue dropping into the teen...
Easy sustainability you can practice at home
Whether you know it or not, your home is constantly using energy. From your plugged-in electric c...
Apple Will Be Making Products with 100% Recycled Materials
Apple announced that they will stop mining materials for their products and start using 100% recy...
10 tips for a more energy efficient home
Are you planning to remodel your home? Perhaps you have plans to buy new appliances or upgrade yo...
15 Key Facts and Statistics About Bottled Water
Bottled water is marketed as artesian, ground, spring, distilled, purified, and well water. It is...
How to Buy an Eco-Friendly Carpet
Traditional carpet can release toxic chemicals into your home. It also has volatile organic compo...
2017 Eco-friendly Gift Guide
Gift giving is never stress-free. The good news is, you can show thoughtfulness by getting eco-fr...
Wembley Stadium Gets Real About Climate Change
The second largest stadium in Europe is taking charge on their environmental performance. Almost ...
15 Key Facts and Statistics About Electric Cars
The electric car, which eschews only gasoline or diesel power to run partially on electricity, ha...
Sustainable Fashion Future: Material Made from Orange Rinds
A design student in Milan discovered how to make yarn from orange rinds.
The Top 10 Best National Parks in America
Happy 101st Birthday to the National Park Service! Make sure you celebrate right and head out to ...
Printer Ink Made from Coffee and Tea
Coffee and tea can now be used as sepia-toned printer ink.
A Teen Made Bio-plastic from Banana Peels
A 16-year-old discovered how to make bio-plastic from banana peels.
This Pollution-Filtering Bike is the Bike of the Future
There will be pollution-filtering bikes on the streets of Beijing soon.
The Economic and Environmental Benefits of Paying Your Bills Online
Companies send out vast amounts of paper each month to collect various payments. Customers send b...
15 Amazing Prefab Green Homes
Going green these days is not only popular; it can be more affordable than buying a standard new ...
How to Improve the Air Quality of Your Home
There are many health risks that people face as they go about their day. However, a growing amoun...
15 Things You Can Make from Recycled Materials
Recycling is extremely important - not just for reducing waste, but for creating hundreds of new,...
15 Key Facts & Statistics About Plastic Pollution
A study by the University of California Santa Barbara’s National Center for Ecological Analysis a...
Everyday Products Made from Recycled Materials
Many of the products used every day have come from recycled products.  The U.S. Environmental Pro...
Plastic Products Made Only from A Root
We now have the ability to make plastic wear with a vegetable. A company called Avani Eco prides ...
How to Reduce Stormwater Runoff
Stormwater runoff can not only cause flooding, but spread pollution. It is a primary source of wh...
Why You Should Use Natural Cleaning Products
Cleaning products are one of the most common things found in any household—and can often be one o...
How to Recycle Electronics
What is e-waste?Waste from the disposal of electronics – or e-waste – has been a growing problem ...
10 Sustainability Practices for Small Businesses
Small businesses can adopt a variety of sustainability practices that also help keep a business p...
An Art Project that Became a Community Garden in NYC
A mobile, edible community garden is floating on a river in NYC
A New Study Shows How Batteries Can Hold 5 Times More Energy than Ever Before
Expanding battery capacity, even on the smallest scale, is becoming a hot topic in the energy wor...
Our Pick for the Best Eco-Friendly Paint
Painting your home or office isn’t just about color and having a fresh-looking interior. There is...
10 Sustainability Practices You Can Follow At Home
People take many steps to make their lifestyles more environmentally friendly, such as walking mo...
How to Build a Rain Garden
If you have a front or a back yard, you probably have room to plant a rain garden. Not only are r...
Australia is Speeding Ahead with Electric Vehicle Technology
Lately, we have been seeing countries around the world switch over to electric vehicles. Oil and ...
  10 Benefits of Buying Organic Food
From avoiding harmful substances to taking a stance on sustainability, there are lots of reasons ...
The First Steps to Composting At Home
by Limus WoodsThe main reason many people decide they want to start composting at home is simply ...
How to read your home's electric meter
Knowing how much energy you are currently using is the first step in lowering your electric bill ...
Primary Advantages & Disadvantages of Solar Water Heaters
A lot of energy is used in the home to heat water. In fact, about 18 percent of home energy use g...
Best Sustainable Building Materials for Your Next Home
A home is usually a person’s biggest investment, and a major consumer of energy and resources as ...
How Often To Change Your Home's Air Filter
When it comes to heating or cooling your home efficiently, one of the most effective steps you ca...
Top 20 Ways We Can Reduce Our Reliance on Fossil Fuels
Most of the energy consumption in the United States comes from fossil fuels. Natural gas, petrole...
25 Impactful Ways to Reduce Air Pollution
When people think of air pollution, smokestacks from factories, dirty exhaust from trucks, and ot...
How to minimize food waste
Every American household throws away some food every week. This costs money and has negative impa...
Average Monthly Electric Bill for a 3 or 4 Bedroom House
Owning a house is a lot of work. More appliances, more rooms to heat and cool, more lights to rem...
How Much Electricity Your Refrigerator Uses
The refrigerator is one of the most difficult appliances to lower the electricity usage of - at l...
How Much Electricity Your TV Uses
When you begin to think about purchasing a new television it’s likely that all you’re thinking ab...
15 Proven Ways We Can Reduce Water Pollution
Everyone understands that clean water is vitally important. Yet, many things we do can contribute...
The Best Thermostat Settings for the Summer
Thermostats provide an excellent way to control the temperature in the home. The settings used ca...
13 Best Eco-tourism Destinations in the U.S.
Have you been missing the great outdoors? In our busy lives, we do not have nearly enough time to...
How Much Electricity Your Air Conditioner Uses
Your Air conditioner is likely one of the largest consumers of energy in your home, and while you...
Average Monthly Electric Bill for a 1 or 2 Bedroom Apartment
Renting an apartment for the first time can be an exciting thing, but if it’s your first experien...
A List of the Most Efficient Cities
Yesterday, the EPA announced that the nation’s Capitol has dethroned Los Angeles at the top of th...
10 Easy Ways to Save Energy at Home
You are constantly running in and out of your home every day - leaving for work, school, or weeke...
A Guide to Zero Waste Spring Cleaning
It’s that time of year again. Time for spring cleaning! Time to declutter, organize, and sanitize...
How to Recycle...Properly
Recycling has been around for decades, so you might be surprised to hear a lot of people still ha...
5 Ways To Retrofit Homes For Energy Efficiency
Redesigning your home can help with energy efficiency and save you money. Whether your home is fr...
What Really is the Difference Between Lightbulbs?
You probably know by now that incandescent light bulbs are being phased out, and really just don’...
5 Ways to Save Energy with Landscaping
With spring fast approaching, now is a great time to start planning your new landscaping this yea...
Top 10 International Eco-tourism Destinations
Today, more and more people are traveling all over the world to explore what the world has to off...
Green Living Guide: 39 Eco-friendly Products
Eco Friendly Products for Your KitchenAside from using energy efficient appliances, there are man...
How to Get the Most Out of Your Home's AC
Your air conditioning has been working overtime to counter the rising temperatures outside, and i...
How Many Plastic Water Bottles Does One Reusable Bottle Save?
Before they became extremely popular, reusable water bottles only seemed to be used by avid hiker...
Energy Efficiency Home Improvements to Make For Winter
If you live in a big home, you know it’s costly to light, heat, and keep it cool. The hottest and...
Going green for Halloween: tips and tricks for a sustainable Halloween
With the oppressive summer heat finally waning, autumn is upon us, which means that Halloween is ...
Hosting A Waste-Free Thanksgiving
It’s that time of year when you start to reflect on everything you have to be grateful for. It’s ...
11 Solar Panel Trends You Have to Check Out
Solar panels have innovated and morphed into everyday technology over the years. Here’s a look at...
50 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint
Going green in your everyday life is a great way to conserve energy and help stop global warming....
Electricity Costs for 10 Key Household Products
Electricity powers many of your key household products and appliances, but how much is actually n...
13 Places to Celebrate Great Outdoors Month
National Great Outdoors Month, celebrated every June, is the perfect opportunity to get out of th...
How To Avoid These Common Lighting Mistakes
Lighting is one of the most important features in our home. You can easily change the vibe of a r...
The Best Electric Bikes Of 2017
Imagine you are on your way to work when you glance over and see a cyclist next to you. While thi...
10 Great Eco-Friendly Gifts
Looking for a green gift that’s useful, unique, and good for the planet? Look no further! We’ve p...
Easy Ways To Incorporate Green Living Into Your Daily Routines
You can be more green with a few simple changes to your usual daily routines. Simply pay attentio...
50 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint
Going green in your everyday life is a great way to conserve energy and help stop global warming....
How to Get the Most Out of Your Home's AC
Your air conditioning has been working overtime to counter the rising temperatures outside, and i...
How to Prepare For an Unexpected Power Outage
Power outages can occur for all sorts of reasons, whether it be a large snowfall, a powerful thun...
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