Latest Stories in Green Home - Page 12

  • Mother's Day Gift Guide

    May 1, 11:15 AM by Jess Root in Green Home

    Despite its bad rep as a Hallmark Holiday, Mother's Day has historic significance that pre-dates the sappy greeting cards, flowers, and candy: During the American Civil War, social activist Julia Ward Howe organized it as a way to unify women against

  • Red Stamp Introduces New Greeting Cards by Round Robin Press

    April 1, 4:53 PM by Kara DiCamillo in Green Home

    With a few special days ahead of us in the next month or so (Earth Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Graduation), we wanted to share an alternative to greeting cards. While e-cards are definitely the most eco-friendly, we love these from Red Stamp as

  • BuyGreen: Desks and Workstations

    March 14, 1:22 PM by Collin Dunn in Green Home

    The right desk is an essential part to any green workplace; it has a small footprint, so it doesn't take up too much space; its just the right size to allow you to spread out, without getting cluttered; and it has a place for everything you need, so

  • Buy Green: Great Contemporary Dining Room Chairs

    February 28, 11:30 AM by Sean Fisher in Green Home

    The greenest dining room chairs are the ones that use reclaimed or recycled materials, organic fibers and sustainable manufacturing practices. If you don't already have green dining chairs, this guide will help you find some. If your old dining room

  • Buy Green: Large Wheel Folding Bikes

    February 22, 12:46 PM by Warren McLaren in Green Home

    In the market for Large Wheel Folding Bicycles? While TreeHugger knows that using what you've got 'til it's gone is the greenest way to go, we all have to replace our old faithful with new favorites eventually. When that time comes, we want you to know

  • Give Your Love Bunny an eCard

    February 14, 11:33 AM by Mairi Beautyman in Green Home

    Whew, when we tried to send a Valentine eCard this morning (green naturally!) we just found boatloads of poorly designed, agonizing attempts at humor. Then we came across the free video eCards on Rattlebox. Although some of the cards are a bit

  • Green Loot We Got Under $25 (So Far)

    December 25, 5:58 AM by Mairi Beautyman in Green Home

    From Swan's Honey in Albion, Maine. Available through Maine's Pantry. According to the package it is "distilled from nectar and put in to its container by the bees themselves." Also check out this Rare Hawaiian Organic White

  • The Carbon Footprint of Christmas

    December 4, 11:04 AM by Collin Dunn in Green Home

    Over the past year or so, as climate change (or is it climate chaos?) has moved closer to the forefront of the world's collective consciousness, we've seen relative carbon footprints for just about everything. From burgers to furniture to UK produce to

  • BuyGreen: Laptop Computers

    November 20, 1:30 PM by Lloyd Alter in Green Home

    The greenest notebook computer is the one you have and keep using, but that can be tough; people say that notebook computers are the greenest because they sip electricity; it's true that they use less power than a desktop but you still have to choose

  • BuyGreen: Office & Desk Chairs

    November 8, 8:40 PM by Collin Dunn in Green Home

    Anyone that sits at a desk or in a chair for part or all of their work knows that what you sit in really matters. Not only does it affect how comfortable and productive you are, but poor seating can have some pretty negative long-term health effects,

  • BuyGreen: Small Wheel Folding Bikes

    November 6, 3:53 PM by Warren McLaren in Green Home

    While TreeHugger knows that using what you've got 'til it's gone is the greenest way to go, but we all have to replace our old faithful with new favorites eventually. When that time comes, we want you to know some of the good green ways to go. On this

  • BuyGreen: Desktop Computers

    November 2, 3:20 PM by Lloyd Alter in Green Home

    Used to be, chip speed and computer power drove the market, and one upgraded their computer every couple of years as Intel giveth new chips and Microsoft taketh away with bloated operating systems. Then the internet became our computer, google is fast

  • BuyGreen: Dining Tables

    October 31, 11:23 PM by Collin Dunn in Green Home

    While TreeHugger knows that using what you've got 'til it's gone is the greenest way to go, but we all have to replace our old faithful with new favorites eventually. When that time comes, we want you to know some of the good green ways to go. On this

  • BuyGreen: Sofas and Loveseats

    October 30, 7:30 PM by Collin Dunn in Green Home

    TreeHugger is quite aware that we as a society can't sit back and shop our way to global sustainability; while buying greener products is a step in the right direction, it's not a cure-all or a behavior to engage in blindly, while writing off our other

  • Backgammon Set Made from Recycled Glass

    October 24, 10:58 AM by Kara DiCamillo in Green Home

    We found this backgammon set at Sillice and thought it would be a cool gift for those that are fanatics of the game (you know who you are). Made by designer Sol Mesz in California, who we introduced a few years ago, the pieces are made from clear

  • BuyGreen: Women's Casual Shoes

    October 23, 8:31 PM by Collin Dunn in Green Home

    TreeHugger knows that unrestrained consumerism, no matter how green the product, is no way to achieve sustainability. Still, we all have to buy stuff, from time to time, so for when those times come around, we want you to know that there are lots of

  • BuyGreen: Men's Casual Shoes

    October 18, 8:15 PM by Collin Dunn in Green Home

    TreeHugger is the first to admit that we can't happily shop our way to global sustainability, but when your favorite pair of kicks finally wear through, you can't go shuffling around the streets with newspaper tied around your ankles. We all gotta have

  • BuyGreen: Women's Jeans

    September 13, 4:59 PM by Collin Dunn in Green Home

    TreeHugger loves denim