By purchasing stuff that's over-packaged, disposable or of poor quality, your cash can soon end up as trash.
Travelers can generate a lot of waste and pollution, even with the best intentions. With a few changes you can green up your time away from home.
In the spirit of giving, we've gathered some holiday gift ideas that create less waste and more memories.
Using energy-efficient fluorescent light bulbs makes good sense—you save money on electric bills and help protect the environment. But because they contain mercury, they must be recycled to avoid polluting the environment and posing a health threat.
Turn waste into a resource by recycling cans, bottles, paper, and beyond.
Consumer electronics such as TVs, computer equipment, and DVD players contain toxic metals and chemicals. According to the EPA, Americans own nearly 3 billion electronic products.
If you're still using a burn barrel, wood stove, or fire-pit for your trash, it's time for a change.