We have noted before that bisphenol A (BPA) is a key component of the epoxy liner in canned food and drink, so it should really be no surprise that new tests at Health Canada found it in pop cans. The chemical is thought to be an endocrine
Dell has sponsored what is the first "Green IT Barometer" survey of the state of green IT. Run by IDC, the survey found that nearly half of European companies have already awoken to how much better it is overall to run data
I was dismayed to learn from Boing Boing about our TreeHugger Community Liason Alan Graham's "Cat Jet" litter box ventilator- he didn't think it was green enough for TreeHugger. He is right; what self-respecting TreeHugger would use a 90 watt bathroom
Three of the Fastest Electric Cars
Now that's a nice family reunion. From left to right, the Tango (0 to 60 in around 4 seconds), the Tesla Roadster (0 to 60 mph in around 4 seconds), and the Wrightspeed X1 (0 to 60 in 3 seconds). What they have in
Pet Fashion Week may be a bit of a misnomer for the two-day pet-lifestyle trade show that took place in New York City over the weekend, but don't tell that to the dogs who roamed the floors of the sprawling exhibition space dressed to maim, if not to
TreeHuggers everywhere are working to lighten the carbon load on the planet. Some of us are doing a little, others a lot. Whether it's through offsetting your flights, taking public transport or by buying energy efficient light bulbs, there are some
Big Shrimpy's Whisker-Wide Bowl ($24) for fusspot felines is handcrafted in the United States using 100 percent recycled glass. It's defining feature? The bowl is shallow and wide enough to fit the entire width of your kitty's distinguished whiskers, so
Awww c'mon, unless you're traveling across America with a caravan of performing dachshunds, or you're running an animal shelter in the middle of the Sahara, do you really need the so-called convenience of disposable plastic pet-bowl liners? (We don't
Twelve-year-old Sgt. Podge, a Norwegian Forest Cat, vanishes from his owner's home each night. The next morning, he can be found in exactly the same place: a pavement about one and a half miles (2.4km) away.
New from Marmalade Pets: The Wallflower Cardboard Cat Scratcher, made from recycled corrugated cardboard (with a minimum of 35 percent post-consumer content). Providing over 3 feet of scratchable surface and completely recyclable at the end of its
If only Snookiepuss and Mrs. Fluffypants knew how to clean up after themselves. Keep pet-food areas neat and organized—and food bowls from sliding all over the kitchen floor—with O.R.E Originals' non-skid mats.
Dog and cat beds—especially eco-friendly ones made of hemp, organic cotton, and recycled PET—can get pricey, costing upwards of at least $60. So when it became obvious that recent adoptee Mir needed a place to snooze other than our seriously peeved
Though sort of an odd pairing, Kattbank is a multi-tasking bench that might be perfect for cat owners short on space. Realizing that nobody wants to have to stare at a litter box in the living room (or wherever it is), they designed this clever bench
If you've got cats or kids crawling around on rugs and furniture, lets do the good news part first...natural fiber area rugs, natural flooring materials, and natural fiber upholstered furniture items are, in general, are very fashionable. And green. A
Because modern pets (and their owners) sometimes prefer modern furniture, Square Cat Habitat has updated the scratching post and kitty bed with a modern, sustainable alternative. The Portland, OR-based cat lovers chose bamboo plywood and water-based