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Overconsumption is killing the planet. What can we do?
The richest corners of the world use up way more resources than they need.
Tips for buying and caring for long-lasting fabrics
The most sustainable textile you can own is the one that will stay in your closet the longest.
Which expiration dates actually matter?
Food might still be okay longer than you think—but it isn't the case for everything.
How to go zero-waste at the grocery store
You don't need to buy anything to start.
Microplastics have officially been found in our bodies. Here’s what that means for human health.
The long term impacts are still unknown.
How environmentalists are battling fertilizer companies behind Florida’s toxic waste mountains
There are hundreds of millions of tons of phosphogypsum stacks across the U.S.
How to make your takeout order less wasteful
You can start by turning down those single-use forks and knives.
Why seaweed is a natural fit for replacing certain plastics
Five out of eight finalists for a million-dollar sustainability prize floated algae as an alternative for plastic film.
It is time to make plastic-recycling labels less confusing
Nearly one in four Americans don't understand what current plastic labels mean at all.
Does renting your clothes reduce fashion waste?
Reduce, reuse, then maybe rent.