Latest Sustainability Stories
Try your hand at sustainable gardening with at-home hydroponics
What these flowers can teach us about adapting to a human-altered world
Steelmaking is a major source of emissions. These companies are racing to fix it.
Can we decarbonize surgical healthcare?
How to use candles and incense sustainably
Why ‘rooftop wind’ simply can’t compete with rooftop solar
Lake Powell’s drought is part of a growing threat to hydropower everywhere
Smart tips for travelers looking for a sustainable getaway
The EU is struggling to phase out Russian oil and gas
4 smart reasons to keep an old USB drive around
How bad are incandescent light bulbs for the environment?
The USPS is getting sued for sticking with gas-guzzling trucks
Outdated zoning laws are holding renewable energy back
Feeling hot? Try these eco-friendly tips for cooling down.
Urban sprawl defines unsustainable cities, but it can be undone
The surprising woodworking tools you already have around the house
The planet needs its peat moss. Use these gardening alternatives instead.
A guide to riding public transit more, anywhere in the country
The world is on course to experience 560 major disasters each year
Car owners: here’s when experts say you should switch to an EV
Overconsumption is killing the planet. What can we do?
Tips for buying and caring for long-lasting fabrics
Ready to live smarter? Introducing Goods and Impact
Which expiration dates actually matter?
How to go zero-waste at the grocery store
A beginner’s guide to selecting, planting, and protecting a new tree
3 steps for making your rental’s energy bills greener
Ever heard of a microgrid? Here’s why you should start one.
A new climate report finally highlights the importance of our decisions
Stealthy ways to make your diet more plant-based
South Carolina is recycling empty shells to revive wild oyster beds
Earthworms can break down bioplastic, for better or for worse
How to make your takeout order less wasteful
Why is it so expensive to eat sustainably?
Climate action is a ‘now or never’ situation, IPCC warns
Which veggie oil is most sustainable? It’s complicated.
Why seaweed is a natural fit for replacing certain plastics
Airbus just flew its biggest plane yet using sustainable aviation fuel
An East Antarctic ice shelf has collapsed
Is trash a form of renewable energy?
Groundwater is an incredible resource. It’s time to treat it like one.
The USPS just doubled its EV order, but experts say it’s not enough
Dust-repellent solar panels could save billions of gallons of water
Record-breaking heat is bombarding the North and South poles
Why some climate change adaptations just make things worse
Houseplants purify air, but not as much as you’d think
The war in Ukraine puts new urgency behind Europe’s nuclear energy transition
Rusty metal could be the battery the energy grid needs
Hydrogen fuel could change the way aircraft work, and look
What the bans on Russian fossil fuels actually mean
It is time to make plastic-recycling labels less confusing
The Amazon is on the brink of a climate change tipping point
Does renting your clothes reduce fashion waste?
Repurpose your old devices to create the ultimate DIY smart home
We need safer ways to recycle electric car and cellphone batteries
Most roadside litter comes from just down the street
Urban green spaces can’t beat climate change on their own
You may need to read dozens of books each year to offset that new e-reader
COVID-19 is overcrowding cemeteries and causing heavy metal pollution
All your burning questions about sustainable aviation fuel, answered
Marble is luxurious—but is it sustainable?
There’s a better way to use rock salt on snow
Sorting your laundry correctly will make your clothes last longer
Brad Pitt’s affordable housing project in New Orleans failed Hurricane Katrina survivors