Exercise before breakfast for ‘profound and positive’ changes

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Study finds that those who exercise before breakfast burn double the amount of fat than those who exercise after. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

6 houseplants to boost well-being

Latest Items from TreeHugger - From improving sleep and indoor air quality to reducing anxiety and fatigue ... houseplants are powerful allies. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Here’s what happened to opioid users after 8 weeks of mindfulness training

Latest Items from TreeHugger - New research finds that a special mindfulness therapy works as an antidote to opioid misuse. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Help build an eco-friendly secondary school in Kenya

Latest Items from TreeHugger - A young Toronto-based woman is working to build a school in the Kenyan village near where she grew up. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Go plastic-free for Global Handwashing Day

Latest Items from TreeHugger - If you're not into bar soap, here's an innovative option for liquid hand soap. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

The easiest, most delicious pie crust recipe

Latest Items from TreeHugger - This tender, buttery, flaky crust is one of the easiest I've ever made, and also the most delicious. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

All of Patagonia’s waterproof shells are now recycled and Fair Trade

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Can we hear them saying, "I told you so!" to the rest of the outdoor gear industry? (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

The benefits of grouping houseplants together

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Strategically clustering indoor plants in a group is a great idea, here's why and how to do it. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

How to make the best pumpkin spice blend

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Learn how to elevate a basic DIY pumpkin pie spice blend with these simple tweaks. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Opus Mind crafts minimalist bags entirely from recycled leather

Latest Items from TreeHugger - These bags are built to last, both in terms of usability and style. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

8 natural remedies to get rid of household insects

Latest Items from TreeHugger - From ants and pantry moths to black flies and fruit flies, these non-toxic DIY solutions are safer and more eco-friendly than traditional pesticides. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Our lives have been co-opted by the Convenience Industrial Complex

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Nobody ever lost money making things easier or more convenient, and our planet is paying the price. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

US meat eaters need to cut back on beef by nearly half

Latest Items from TreeHugger - The authors of new report don't want to take away your hamburgers, but say that US meat eaters need to cut back beef consumption by 40 percent to help keep the planet habitable. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

How to grow and harvest ‘cut and come again’ lettuce, for perpetual salad greens

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Harvesting a large crisp head of lettuce from the garden is a wonderful thing, but for faster yields and longer harvests, a cut and come again lettuce bed can put salad on your plate all season long. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Looking at trees can reduce problematic cravings

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Having a view of green space or access to a garden or park is linked to lower frequency and strength of cravings, study finds. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Minimalism isn’t all or nothing

Latest Items from TreeHugger - It's OK to be a partial or 'selective' minimalist, if you wish. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Teacup pigs are a fraud

Latest Items from TreeHugger - The internet is full of breeders selling teacup and mirco-mini pigs, but many of these claims are false. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Photo: A pristine beach on Fuerteventura island

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Fuerteventura is one of the Canary Islands, its name can be translated as "strong winds." (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Why Preppers Garden: Different Reasons for Growing Your Own Food

Sustainablog - As I’ve pointed out before, I think we greenies have a lot in common with preppers/survivalists. Even if the ideologies underlying our actions are completely different, both groups value self-sufficiency, take a hands-on approach to health and well-being, and distrust large institutions (of certain kinds, anyway) telling us what to do.  While you’ll see that Organic Prepper Daisy Luther is suspicious of international-scale sustainability efforts in here post below, the … [Read more...]

Guest Post: Fighting Animal Overpopulation

Dude, Sustainable! - One of the most overlooked issues in the environmental world today is animal overpopulation. We spend so much time thinking about endangered species like the stellar sea lion and the bald eagle, but we don’t talk much about the species that have overrun an area and are causing damages to the plants and habitats of other animals. I live near an area that is way over populated with elk. I like watching elk just as much as the next guy - they are big, beautiful animals. They … [Read more...]

Guest Post: Protect the Environment-Stay Healthy and Save Money

Dude, Sustainable! - Most people do not know how to save the environment. With a little knowledge, you can save the earth. If you can make sure an environmentally friendly lifestyle, you can save the world. To save the environment, all of you need to avoid all the bad activities you are doing now.You must follow a healthy lifestyle. You must make lifestyle choices. When you are finding something that can help you stay a long and healthy life, you need to make sure that you are following a … [Read more...]