Entries tagged with “Eco-Friendly”

5 Editor Favorites for Putting Values Into Action

Activism, Books, Music and Film

Apple Cider Vinegar: The Benefits and How to Use It

Using apple cider vinegar instead of chemical-laden cleaning, beauty, and health products is a way to boost your own mind-body-spirit wellness.

Are Your Pots And Pans Poisoning You?

Like penicillin, Coca-Cola’s secret recipe, and the Dead Sea Scrolls, the discovery of Teflon’s nonstick powers was a total and complete accident.Back in 1938, a chemist was trying…

Book Review: Rooted

Lyanda Lynn Haupt loved being raised Catholic. The mysterious, untamed nature of the faith as she received it—and its ecstatic saints like Thérèse of Lisieux—illuminated the goodness of the created world.

Close to the Ground: A Drop in the Bucket

It is 7:30 a.m. on a sunny spring day. Bodhi the dog is walking with me along Bandon Beach, one of Oregon’s most beautiful coastlines. It is pristine. The air is filled with that w…

Creating Alternative, Legal, and Sustainable Incomes

A working model from the Peruvian Amazon

Easter for Earth Lovers

Celebrate an animal-friendly Easter by resurrecting the Earth.

Healthy Home: How to Practice Mindful Cleaning

Practice mindful cleaning with eco-friendly products to help maintain a healthy environment—in nature and in your home.CLEANING MEDITATION“One day, while washing a bowl, I felt tha…

Home for Good Karma

Yoga offers the opportunity for pure connection. Connection to breath, to movement, to spirit. Teachers inspire by telling their students to just show up, on the mat, bringing with…

How Your Sunscreen is Affecting Coral Reefs

4 action steps for anyone who cares about the health of our coral reefs.

Material World September-October 2009

START YOUR DAY WITH PASSIONWho wouldn’t want to enjoy premium gourmet coffee while supporting fair trade, biodiversity, bird habitat, organic agriculture, and indigenous rights? Hi…

Sustainable You

Learn to do a personal inventory to achieve a lifetime of equanimity

The Commons: Slowing the Flow of Storm Water

How to be a more conscientious custodian of the water that runs through our lives

The Things We Carry: A Backpacker Reflects on Her Relationship with Waste

“They didn’t understand why we wanted to sleep on the ground like peasants, when we had beds at home that our ancestors could only dream of. We told them we wanted to escape the crowds. ... But we couldn’t escape ourselves.”

Toolbox: Create Your Sacred Garden

Cultivate the landscape of your soul and your soil with these picks from S&H

Toolbox: Healthy Soil, Healthy Planet

S&H invites you to explore the power of building a healthy ecosystem in your backyard, from root to bud.

Toolbox: Ocean Aware

The choices we make on land make a huge difference to the health of our oceans; consider these gems found by S&H as your way to give back to the big blue.

Toolbox: Open Wide

Give your health a boost by fine-tuning your oral and dental hygiene with these picks from S&H.


Video: Chemical-Free Hair Care Tips

There's nothing healthier you can do for your body than going natural with your hair, but taking care of it can be an entirely different story. To learn how to care for your hair w…

Video: Urban Eco Tourism in Toronto

Looking to travel consciously with a low carbon footprint while still enjoying the best of city living? Watch this episode of Conscious Living featuring a visit to the greenest cit…