The average age of marriage is on the rise in the United States, and a study shows singles living alone use significantly more electricity and gas and produce more food waste per person than those who live with others.
Which gender takes longer showers? Which sex eats more? Recycles more? Buys more sustainable products? In the battle for the ‘greenest of the sexes,’ some of the answers might surprise you.
Stanford University artists are part of a growing trend using art to promote “green” living. This spring’s Vision eARTh event aimed to inspire social change through community activism.
Corn ethanol has environmental, economic and social impacts that reach far beyond the gas tank. And by almost any analysis, those impacts make it a poor choice for fuel in the United States.
‘Carbon footprint’ is a buzzword today. It’s one way to measure something’s environmental impact. But there are other measures for eco-friendly living. A quiz helps individuals’ calculate personal impact on the globe.
The average shower uses less than a third of the water required to fill a bathtub, but there are many other ways people can save water and add more green products to their bathrooms, showers and linen closets.
Given the water needed to wash them and the resources needed to create them, are reusable mugs really more eco-friendly than paper coffee cups? SAGE answers the question.
LED light bulbs are more efficient than compact fluorescent (CFL) bulbs, and cost less in the long run. New package labeling will soon make buying light bulbs easier.