Consumer Reports: Low-VOC paints perform just as well
February 12, 2010, 12:26 p.m. by S.A. Rogers
Magazine finds that nontoxic paints have improved in recent years, performing just as well as conventional paints.
Can I rent tools instead of buying to make a bigger eco-difference?
January 25, 2010, 5:59 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Rental programs usually only lend out heavy-hitting tools, but there are tool-lending libraries in some cities that can help.
Should I ditch my not-so-old, eco-unfriendly carpets for newer, eco-friendlier ones?
January 18, 2010, 6:24 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Matt Hickman can help you pick out the perfect shade of green for your rugs.
The great urbanization and what it means for nature: Part 1
January 12, 2010, 11:41 a.m. by Nature Conservancy
With more than 50% of humans living in cities, what might happen next? Writer Rob McDonald provides some historic context and explores the possibilities.
Not the last straw: Homes made from straw bales make a comeback
January 11, 2010, 5:10 a.m. by Jessica Knoblauch
These homes are incredibly energy efficient, but the cost of building one may prohibit many from owning the eco-friendly abode.
Could this ancient relic still be the best way to heat your home?
This folding A-frame cabin is a shoo-in for fantasy holiday wish lists
Is this real? Hyper-crowded Hong Kong apartments go up, up, up ...
Should I buy a house that has lead-based paint?
Where to find old doors and windows for a decorating project
This Brooklyn townhome has it all: Treehouse, turtle sanctuary and even a stream on the roof