Keepin' It Green: The Week in DIY: Eat Local All Year Long, Save on Solar Panels, and More
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|The Week in DIY: Eat Local All Year Long, Save on Solar Panels, and More
Each week, we highlight some of our favorite projects from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner DIYer.
What’s a Yoga Diet and Why is It Easier on the Planet?
See how following the eating patterns of respected yogis can help you nourish your mind and body — while going easy on the environment.
Are You Toxic? Signs it’s Time for a Seasonal Detox
If you’re feeling tired, weak, or moody, it may be time for a detox; cleansing your system of a season’s worth of toxins can get you back in shape for the fall.
The Three Most Important Words about Green Design: Make It Easy
Whether you’re designing buildings or DIY projects, the best way to inspire others to follow your example is to keep it simple.
Handmade Back-to-School Must-Haves From Etsy
Keep your kids’ desks (and your office) organized with these one-of-a-kind products from Etsy.
Tips for Freezing Fresh Produce
Take advantage of summer’s last hurrah at the farmer’s market by using your freezer to stock up for the winter.
Can’t Afford Solar Panels? Lease Them!
Get the benefits of solar power — without the big investment in panels — by finding lease program in your area.
Home Energy Saver Calculates Bang for the Buck
The Department of Energy’s Home Energy Saver helps you figure out how to make the smartest green investments for your home, from changing light bulbs to installing new windows.
The Odd Evolution of the Baby Carrot
Are baby carrots an ridiculous marketing ploy, or an ingenious agricultural step with numerous health benefits? You decide.
Can You Eat with the Seasons and Eat the Rainbow at the Same Time?
Eating a full spectrum of colorful fruits and veggies helps you get the good nutrition you need — but can you find red, blue, and purple produce in the winter?