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Biodiversity 101

Biodiversity 101

When you hear about habitat destruction, invasive species, and extinctions, what you’re hearing about is the loss of biodiversity. And we are facing an unprecedented loss of global biodiversity. In 2019, 1 million animal and plant species were reported to be threatened with extinction. Biodiversity The word biodiversity is a combination of the words biological and diversity. Usually, it means […]

Earth911 Podcast: SHÄP’s Jürgen Pretsch on Building a Sustainable Sharing Economy

Earth911 Podcast: SHÄP’s Jürgen Pretsch on Building a Sustainable Sharing Economy

Jürgen Pretsch is the founder of SHÄP, a recently launched rental marketplace that focuses on connecting people with items to rent in local communities. SHÄP works to reduce unnecessary purchases and enable sharing without creating a shipping footprint by bringing neighbors together. Reuse and sharing are the best ways to minimize the environmental impact of the products you buy. But connecting […]

What Does CO2-eq Have To Do With My Climate Impact?

What Does CO2-eq Have To Do With My Climate Impact?

Climate change is complicated. But even if we don’t fully understand climate science, we know we need to produce fewer greenhouse gases. We are bombarded by messages warning us not to pollute and ads promising more sustainable products. But how do we know what really makes a difference to our climate impact and what is simply greenwashing? What people need […]

We Earthlings: Recycling Plastic #1

We Earthlings: Recycling Plastic #1

Did you know that recycling just one pound of plastic #1 (also labeled PET or PETE) saves 22.9 kilowatt-hours of energy and 47.4 pounds of carbon dioxide emissions over producing the same amount of plastic from virgin materials? Plastic #1 may be best known for its use in the production of soda and water bottles, a common source of litter […]

Earth Action: Plant a Tree

Earth Action: Plant a Tree

Earth911 is honoring the 52 years of Earth Day with 52 Actions for the Earth. Each week through Earth Day 2023, we will share an action you can take to invest in the Earth and make your own life more sustainable. Sometimes an action for the Earth is best broken down into steps. Before you plant a tree, you need to make […]

Earth911 Podcast: Westerlay Orchids’ Toine Overgaag on Making the Flower Business Sustainable

Earth911 Podcast: Westerlay Orchids’ Toine Overgaag on Making the Flower Business Sustainable

The flower industry has a heavy environmental footprint but some growers are changing their agricultural and shipping practices. Toine Overgaag, president of family-owned Westerlay Orchids,  grower and seller of live orchids, based in Carpenteria, Calif., joins Mitch Ratcliffe to discuss sustainable agriculture practices in the live plant industry. Westerlay uses natural predators instead of pesticides to deal with pests; energy […]

Earth911 Inspiration: Autumn Is a Second Spring

Earth911 Inspiration: Autumn Is a Second Spring

Earth911 is a universal resource that helps you find your own shade of green. We educate and inform consumers, businesses and communities to inspire thought and facilitate earth-positive consumer decisions. Small changes by thousands of individuals will have a lasting, positive impact. More ideas make less waste!

A DIY Face Wash Recipe Worthy of Cleaning Every Face

A DIY Face Wash Recipe Worthy of Cleaning Every Face

In this episode of Earth911TV, we spotlight a nifty DIY face wash recipe sure to eco-clean your fantastic face. It’s super easy to make with just three natural ingredients. In case you were wondering, this recipe works … on any face. Ditch that dirty face with safe, natural ingredients and wash away any doubt about what you’re putting on it.   This article contains […]

Earth911 Quiz #73: Prepping the Yard for a Sustainable 2023

Earth911 Quiz #73: Prepping the Yard for a Sustainable 2023

The fall is the best time to prepare gardens and yards for the next summer. A well-kept yard can keep your house cool in the hot months and warm when the rain and snow come. In this Earth911 quiz, we’ll challenge your knowledge of home energy use and the ways trees and hedges can help manage your power consumption. Making […]