Looking For Eco-Friendly Decking Materials for Your Home?

EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: I am adding a deck onto my house this summer and wonder which decking materials (wood or otherwise) are the greenest? — Bill A., San Francisco, CA As the weather warms up, we gravitate toward the outdoors, and what better way to enjoy […]

Where Can You Get Unique Thrifted Furniture?

I hope you’re here after reading the excellent posts on sustainable furniture brands, and how to style your home with sustainable furniture. A little bit of blowing my own trumpet, there. As I read more and more about the materials used in brand new products (even ones labelled as vegan), I’m coming to the undeniable […]

The Epic Guide to Sustainably Made Furniture Brands

Sustainably Made Furniture Brands

Home decor is one of my favorite topics. I can get lost for hours on end looking at beautiful spaces and gorgeous furniture. And selecting furniture for your home can be a scary task. These are expensive pieces that you can’t really buy on a whim. And there are the particularly important questions: Are they […]

Eco-friendly Mattresses for the Green Bedroom

eco-friendly mattresses

EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine         Dear EarthTalk: I’m in the market for a new mattress after two decades on “old faithful” and I figure it’s a good time to go green. What are the options out there these days for eco-friendly mattresses? — Betsy Langdon, Chicago, […]

The Best Compost Bins for A Zero Waste Kitchen

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 […]