Earth Day 2019 – Protect Our Species

What is the importance of Earth Day? #EarthDay

EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine   Dear EarthTalk: Earth Day (April 22) is coming around again soon. What is the theme for this year’s festivities? How can I find events or celebrations near me? — J. P., Columbus, OH Each year upwards of 500 million people in 174 countries celebrate […]

How our Food Choices are Destroying the Climate {EarthTalk Q&A}

our food choices are driving climate change

EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine   Dear EarthTalk: A chef told me that our food choices are the major driver of climate change around the world, but it seems to me that electricity generation and transportation are really more the problem, no? — Melanie G., Moodus, CT It depends how […]

The Best Compost Bins for A Zero Waste Kitchen

Composting is awesome, and if you’re good at making your own compost bin – that’s pretty much perfect. But are there other options out there? Of course! Here’s a helpful list of some of the best compost bins for a zero waste kitchen that you can buy. These are all ideal for beginners – countertop […]

What Will the Eco Friendly Home of the Future Look Like? {EarthTalk Q&A}

Wondering what the most energy efficient home ideas look like? Plan on saving energy for a sustainable life? What will the most eco friendly homes of the future look like?

EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: Given all the advances in residential household efficiency, can you paint a picture of what the home of the future will look like? — Jennifer C., Valmeyer, IL No doubt, the eco friendly home design in the future, whether single family dwellings or […]

Reforestation Projects Around the World {EarthTalk Q&A}

Does reforestation work? The reforestation impact is undeniable. But are there reforestation projects in the US? Countries like China, Brazil and Pakistan seem to have recognized the needs of reforestation. Has the rest of the world?

EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: I’ve heard that China and other nations have gone gangbusters with reforestation projects that are ambitious enough to have a significant impact on cutting carbon emissions. Why aren’t we also doing this here in the U.S.? — Mickie Infurcia, Hamden, CT A recent […]

Why You Should do an EV Conversion of your Old Car {EarthTalk Q&A}

EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: I saw a news item about overhauling classic old cars with electric engines, and wondering if this can be done with any old car, such as my 1999 Subaru Outback? If this is feasible, maybe I should reconsider my plan of trading up […]

Essential Zero Waste Kitchen Items for Everyday Use

essential zero waste kitchen items

Who doesn’t want a zero garbage kitchen? This is a rhetorical question, of course. But what I’ve noticed is that most people seem to be intimidated by the phrase ‘zero waste.’ First of all, zero waste doesn’t mean absolutely zero waste. That’s literally not possible, so don’t put too much pressure on yourself. Secondly, every […]

The Carbon Footprint of What’s on Our Plate

Did you know the effects of carbon footprint of your food? How we consume food is one of the indirect carbon emission examples that affect the changing climate. How can you reduce carbon footprint by eating smart? #carbonfootprint #GHG #environment #food

EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: What is a low-carbon diet and is it good for losing weight or is it only about saving the planet? — Jane Monroe, Scranton, PA Not to be confused with a “low-carb” diet, which involves avoiding carbohydrates (bread, rice, pasta) as a way to […]

13 Linen Dresses To Help You Conquer Soaring Temperatures

Summer days have been getting hotter and hotter, and what can a person to do to cope other than dress more comfortably and drink loads of fluids? Isn’t there any simple modern women’s clothing that can solve the double problem of heat and sustainable sourcing? Well, you could spend your days naked, but the alternative […]