New York City and other metropolitan hubs have recently banned extruded polystyrene products, the most prevalent of which is Styrofoam, a product manufactured by The Dow Chemical Company.
People who host Airbnb and other short-term rentals are always looking for ways to save money and distinguish their listing from the crowd.
The tuna industry can be horribly destructive. Irresponsible practices, such as overfishing, have decimated aquatic environments and threatened our supply of fish.
Last spring, when I was on assignment at a speed-dating event in London, I met a sandy-haired guy I called Jake.
When my friend, Lindsey, told me about an environmentalist on Instagram who had fit four years worth of waste into a single mason jar, I had my doubts.
There is a trend toward natural products that don’t include potentially harmful ingredients, and deodorant is no exception.
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In recent years you might have seen the term, “fragrance-free,” on some of your favorite cosmetics and cleaning supplies.
I work from home, and while I wouldn’t trade it for the world, sitting at a computer for endless hours can start to wear on my body.