A couple of big holidays are right around the corner, and with the holidays come the holiday parties. TreeHuggerTV has some good ideas for how to source, plan and enjoy eco-parties during the holidays and all year 'round.
TreeHugger hopes the An Inconvenient Truth House Parties happening this weekend will help spread the word about global warming and maybe inspire a few new ideas on film about how to combat climate change. Until then, here are our picks for some
TreeHugger covers a lot of books, and have picked out ten page-turning tomes that'll make great gifts this year. While they're all worthwhile reading, there are a few that stick out in scope and subject matter that make it on to our required reading
TreeHugger has been covering a bevy of ways to reduce energy use lately, from the Power2Save and PowerCost home energy monitors to five ways to cut back on phantom loads and vampire power, but sometimes prevention is better than treatment. Here are
Call it what you will: phantom load, idle current, vampire power, wall wart; they're all euphemisms for the way devices use and waste electricity when they aren't even on, and they're everywhere. Here are some ways to save some bucks and carbon
As 2006's New Oxford American Dictionary’s Word of the Year, "carbon neutral" has been on the tip of many tongues this year, leading to many different and exciting things that won't contribute to our warming globe. Here are some of our picks of things
Awhile back, we initiated a series of posts encouraging our readers from across the globe to tell us about their cities: the green good, bad and ugly of the city, including things like public transportation, suburban sprawl, air quality and other
As Celine noted, today is both Black Friday and Buy Nothing Day. Avoiding the big sales, crowds and traffic doesn't mean you have to sit on your hands all day. Here are our thoughts on surviving Black Friday.
The holiday season really kicks in to high gear this week, and with the holidays comes lots of food, lots of drink and lots of stuff, and that stuff has to come from somewhere. Too often, it comes from ship, train and truck in ubiquitous shipping
As we noted yesterday, tomorrow is Buy Local Day; though none of us need an excuse to support our local farms, businesses and economy, it's a nice way to galvanize support for the "buy local" movement. Here are some ideas for how to spend your buy
Today is America Recycles Day; in honor of the big day, here are some ideas for some things & ways you can help keep some junk out of our waste stream. Please, do yourself, your garbage collector and the planet a favor, and think twice before throwing
We like the idea of the Products Service System (PSS) so much that there's an entire category for products available as services. We've covered the concept before on TreeHugger Picks, but there are so many good ones, we couldn't resist going for round
It's Friday, and we can see the light at the end of this week's tunnel; with the weekend nigh, it's nearly time to take a break from work and focus on other things. For many of us, that may be a few fixer-upper projects around the home. Here are some
TreeHugger is hiring, and between our call for writers and the TreeHugger job board, there are a fair amount of green jobs available, but it's really just the tip of the iceberg. Here are more of our resources and ideas for making green by working
Pellet stoves are extremely efficient, produce little waste and use inexpensive fuel, so they've become increasingly popular in the face of rising natural gas and heating oil prices. As the temperatures dip and you put on a sweater, take a look at some