25 Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Alternatives for Your Home
From toothbrushes to toothpaste tubes to tampons, get the lowdown on all the sustainable product swaps you can make in your home.
Roughly 9.1 billion tons of plastic have been produced since the 1950s, and since most plastic doesn’t break down, all of that plastic will remain in our environment for hundreds of years. Making simple changes like using a reusable tote bag or water bottle can limit our plastic use and save the environment.
Making simple energy-efficient changes to your home can save you from paying hefty utility bills this summer. Beat the heat, practice environmental responsibility, and lower your energy bills with these 11 home upgrades.
We’re all using more water at home than is necessary. Here’s how you can change your habits and conserve water at home.
With benefits like increased energy efficiency, reduced heating and cooling costs, and improved air quality, to name a few, green roofs are appealing to many eco-minded homeowners, businesses, and cities throughout the country.
An interview with Jess with Less. She talks to us about what a low-waste, minimalist lifestyle means to her and the simple swaps we can make in our own homes that can get us closer to responsible consumption.
Eco-friendly mattresses don’t contain toxic flame retardants or emit VOCs. Check out nine of our favorite eco-friendly mattress brands so you can feel good about getting a good night’s sleep.
It's plain and simple: you want to keep your family safe from harmful chemicals. Here are our favorite child-safe cleaning products we've come across.
House Method supports home brands that are socially responsible and give back to the community. Here are eight home brands that have mastered the art of giving back.
The Responsible Down Standard is an independent, global standard that was put in place to regulate the down production process. Here’s why this standard matters and what it means in your home.
Growing an organic garden is a truly gratifying experience with benefits to your health and the planet. Learn everything you need to know to plan, grow, and care for your own organic garden filled with fresh vegetables, fruits, and flowers.
HERS testing examines a home’s energy efficiency and determines where there’s room to reduce energy consumption. Learn more about HERS testing and when it should be performed.
Learn the basics of how geothermal heating systems—how they work, types, cost, energy efficiency, maintenance, and installation.
Keep your kids safe and your home sparkling. Here’s what you need to know about chemical cleaning products in your home, what to avoid, and how to choose kid-friendly products.
Learn what you should be looking for when shopping for energy-efficient windows, how to read an energy efficiency rating, and how to pick windows for your home.
We explore four types of energy-efficient home heating systems, how they work, overall cost, and how to choose the best one for your home.
From cost to energy efficiency to ease of installation, here’s what you need to know about double-pane windows.
Two easy and effective methods for cleaning glass using materials you already have in your home.
Some call steam cleaners the “miracle mop” and most of them live up to the hype. Learn how they work, which products we recommend, and answers to common questions we came across during our steam cleaner review.
As you research, you’ll see that a home warranty isn’t the only way to cover your HVAC unit.