Baugruppen: It's a cooperative living concept, and it's perfect for boomers
January 25, 2017, 2:07 p.m. by Lloyd Alter
This German concept of cooperative living could be a great alternative to the retirement community.
Sustainability lessons from the first Thanksgiving
November 11, 2016, 7:07 a.m. by Guest Columnist
The past offers a guide to the future of the sharing economy, says Michael Berman.
Kunekune pigs and babydoll sheep are sustainable helpers at Yealands Winery
October 29, 2016, 2:02 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
Miniature animals mow between the vines, while solar and bales of pruned vines create energy to run this New Zealand winery.
France says au revoir to non-biodegradable plasticware
September 15, 2016, 12:03 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
By 2020, plastic plates and utensils must be made to break down in an industrial compost system.
Meal kits are convenient, but what about the wasteful packaging?
August 27, 2016, 1:37 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
Meal kits can curb excess food waste, but does their packaging cancel out the good?
Does trying to eat responsibly leave you paralyzed in the grocery aisle?
July 14, 2016, 12:37 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
Sometimes the only thing you can do is try to do your best and get a little better each shopping trip.