START A PETITION 25,136,189 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

tag: kitchen countertops

How Did Granite Become The Kitchen Counter Standard?

By Lloyd Alter, Treehugger Granite counters have been all the rage for a decade, but now it has come to this, an entire kitchen made of granite. I think it is incredibly ugly and probably rid…

60 comments

Great Green Solutions to 5 Common Design Mistakes

At the height of our consumer binge (not so long ago), marble and granite seemed to be on every homeowner’s wish list. Ubiquitous in high-end housing, marble and granite require a lot of energy to…

54 comments

Granite Countertops Don’t Rock

Recently I had a Realtor into my house to talk about what kinds of changes we'd need to make if we wanted to sell it. Our house was built in the '50s and it has all original just about everything: Woo…

52 comments

meet our writers

Joe B.

Joe Baker is VP of Causes and Advocacy for Care2. Joe oversees Care2's campaigns with its nonprofit partners. Previously, Joe worked for Amnesty... more

people are talking

Music is a must for me . Could not be without it !

My cat and I share a ton of "rituals". She knows the sound as I finish my protein shake and that pr…

Christel K You are so right about whole rolled oats. I did a double take on the aurthors oat statem…

We eat microwave popcorn all the time. We just make our own. Just a hand full or so in a paper bag a…

Using sophisticated AI and computer science, after decades of research, linguists have finally broke…