Articles about Lighter Footstep
Tue, Apr 06, 2010 at 1:39 PM
Your kids are watching ... how you treat the Earth's resources will guide the way they choose to live. Here are a few ways to make sure their school experience offers the greenest lessons possible.
Thu, Apr 01, 2010 at 4:08 PM
Energy-efficient, sure. But CFLs aren't direct replacements for incandescent bulbs. Here's how to make CFLs work for you.
Thu, Apr 01, 2010 at 4:04 PM
What's the best way to be kind to the Earth when answering the call of nature? Here's an example of why green choices aren't always black and white.
Thu, Apr 01, 2010 at 3:49 PM
A smaller carbon footprint and a thinner waistline are two of the best results of choosing to bike to the office.
Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 3:27 PM
Tailgating season is winding down, but football is still in the air. Can you make a stadium outing less of a green disaster? Try these tips and find out.
Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 2:04 PM
Dry cleaning fluid is a major contaminant of groundwater aquifers. But there are now more environmentally friendly ways to keep your clothes looking great.
Fri, Mar 26, 2010 at 3:22 PM
Whether it's wall-to-wall carpeting or area rugs, your floor coverings will eventually need a good cleaning. But the last thing you need is chemical cleaners.
Fri, Mar 26, 2010 at 2:44 PM
Do you really want to green your home? You can't do it alone. Here's how to get the sort of family buy-in you need to make it work.
Fri, Mar 26, 2010 at 2:03 PM
Shopping locally may not always be the greenest option. A new study by Carnegie Mellon University's Green Design Institute gives a thumbs-up to buying online.
Fri, Mar 26, 2010 at 1:45 PM
You might actually be making those microscopic nasties stronger. Here's how to make plain liquid soap at home for just pennies.
Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 2:50 PM
Think you've gone green by switching to CFLs? You're halfway there: CFLs contain mercury, and need proper disposal. Here's your chance to be a recycling superhero!
Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 4:03 PM
So your elation as a new cyclist is a little too contagious -- here's how to deal.