START A PETITION 27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good

tag: recycling

3 Ways Your Bed Is Toxic & How to Find a Better One

Modern mattresses are filled with nasty environmental toxins, and since you’ll spend a third of your life on yours, it can be a little disconcerting. Plus, every year thousands of mattress are tossed …


Feds Say, Save a Life: Recycle That Gadget!

After two long years, it's time to upgrade your smartphone--hooray! There are new features, apps, and functions to explore, and once again you're amazed by all that technology can do these days. But w…


7 Recycling Mistakes You’re Probably Making

It took a long, long time, but curbside recycling has finally become commonplace in most U.S. communities. According to the EPA, Americans create 251 million tons of waste every year. We say that w…


Recycle Your Old Clothes and More

If you are like me, the amount of waste you put in your trash has decreased significantly over the past decade. This is due to a number of factors, including the recycling bin that I fill up every wee…


New York’s Garbage Gets a Makeover

Municipal garbage cans placed along streets and in parks to reduce littering (and hopefully encourage people to recycle) are often quite ugly. It's as though the city was so focused on resolving the…


11 Ways to Reduce Your Garbage

If you pay for garbage service, getting that monthly bill can sting, especially with prices rising across the US in response to rising costs for handling fees and programs intended to encourage peop…


Can You be Plastic-Free?

A couple of years ago, Rodale asked me to participate in their Plastic-Free February challenge. Without hesitating, I said yes, thinking I was already using my reusable shopping bags and storing food …


Charlotte Airport Opens Worm Composting Facility

by Sarah Shultz for Diets in Review The nation's tenth busiest airport, Charlotte Douglas International, sees about forty million passengers annually. Forty million passengers, among other things, …


6 Easy Ways to Have a Greener Kitchen

Morning shows are fun, but they are kind of rough on a Monday morning! I have a new respect for all those morning show professionals who do it 5 days a week! We had a great time with Ebru Today tal…


How Plastic Bags Are Killing Our Planet (Infographic)

Over 1 trillion plastic bags are produced every year—and every single one of those bags will take an estimated 1,000 years to degrade. At that cost, is the convenience of using plastic bags really wor…


meet our writers

Megan Zehnder

Megan is an editor and producer for Care2's Healthy Living. Her main priorities are to live simply and build meaningful relationships with the people... more

people are talking

Thank you.

God Bless you Eleanor P. but I disagree, maybe you tried too young, but it does have a higher power …

Keep doing the studies and report the findings until the powers that be listen. Thanks

Don’t skip or delay meals:

site feedback


Problem on this page? Briefly let us know what isn't working for you and we'll try to make it right!