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

tag: water use

Picking on Cloth Diapers Misses the Point About Cotton

Cloth diapers made from conventional cotton may not be a great environmental choice, but what we really should be talking about is the cotton, not the diapers. In a recent Washington Post piece, Ke…

97 comments

How Much Water Do YOU Use?

The planet is covered in blue stuff, but as the old saying goes: "water, water, everywhere, and not a drop to drink." Globally, water needs are outstripping supply, even as potable water is bei…

85 comments

Eco-Lessons from Wine

By Jensen Montambault, The Nature Conservancy Can you save the environment while relaxing with friends over a cup of vino? Science's answer to this question is a resounding, "maybe." It all depends…

25 comments

Are Garbage Disposals Eco-Friendly?

By Jon Fisher, The Nature Conservancy You're standing at the kitchen sink cleaning the dinner dishes when eco-confusion strikes: what's the greenest way to dispose of your meat scraps and other non…

41 comments

Tips to Save Water With Each Flush

It's no secret that water consumption is at an all-time high. According to the EPA, a family of four on average uses 400 gallons of water per day. To put that number in perspective, if you drink the…

90 comments

meet our writers

Healthy Living Editors

Healthy Living offers more than 10,000 ways for you to improve your life, your home, your community, and even the world. From the latest healthy and... more

people are talking

There is a lot of wisdom here

I don't eat bacon. Bacon comes from an animal. This animal is called a pig. A living being who sh…

And... try to avoid toads around pets, cats or dogs. If they lick a toad they foam at the mouth and …

My Shih-tzu seemed to have different minds depending on the day of the week. Some days she would tak…

So cute, thank you for sharing.