Articles on Green Living

5 Creative Uses for Stale Cereal

Don't toss out that stale breakfast cereal! Instead, check out these ways to ensure that none of it goes to waste.

Reusable Gift Wrapping: The Wrap That Keeps on Giving

Why pay for something that will only be used once and then becomes garbage? Try one of these awesome, reusable wrapping methods instead.

Do It All Car-Free With a Cargo Bike

If you want to drive less but still get your errands done, consider a cargo bike — these 'cycles can carry everything from kids to groceries and more.

How My Hoarder Family Saved Christmas

Discover how one family of hoarders transitioned to a no-gift Christmas — and the amazing difference it made.

Breathe Easy: 10 Natural Air Fresheners

Deodorizers and disinfectants don't have to be full of chemicals. Freshen your space the frugal, all-natural way with these eco-friendly ideas.

Alternative Uses for Everything in Your Bathroom

From soap to combs to conditioner, the products on your bathroom shelves are more useful than you might realize. Discover alternative uses for 20 products.

6 Mosquito-Repellent Plants With a Dual Purpose

These inexpensive herbs and flowers can add decoration to your garden and flavor to your meals...and they just happen to deter mosquitoes too!

8 Creative Uses for K-Cups

Brewing coffee with K-Cups is delicious and easy...and it uses LOTS of little containers. Get more life out of your K-Cups with these projects.

Best Money Tips: How to Save Energy This Summer

Today we found some great articles on saving energy this summer, updating your job skills on the cheap, and redecorating your bathroom.

Going Native: Landscaping for Your Climate

From the dry desert to the humid woods, paying attention to your climate when you landscape can benefit both your wallet and the environment.

10 Refillable Things That Will Save You Cash

Free refills? Not exactly. But whether you're at home, the coffeeshop, or the office, these 10 refillable, reusable things will help you save lots of money.

10 Things I Just Won’t Do to Save Money

Turn down money-saving opportunities? Yup! One very frugal writer shares the questionable and straight-up dumb ways he won't save money.

10 Unique Garden Containers and Techniques

Whether you have a big yard plot or a tiny windowsill, start your garden with one of these frugal, eco-friendly garden ideas.

25 Things to Do With Reusable Water Bottles

As reusable water bottles become more common, you may think you have too many. But these containers are useful for much more than just holding water.

10 Ways to Reuse Buttons

If you have a veritable flood of fasteners hanging around your house, use those extra buttons in one of these fun, creative projects.

15 Ways to Reuse Detergent Bottles

Instead of trashing them when the detergent runs dry, discover the multitude of uses for these very versatile bottles.

How Much Money Will You Save With Energy Star Appliances?

While it might seem smarter to stick with older appliances, stocking your home with Energy Star appliances can save you major cash in the long run.

7 Deadly Energy Sinners: The Energy Hogs Hiding in Your Home

You'll find power guzzlers in both likely and unlikely places around your home. But by making some fairly painless changes, you can see big savings.

8 Other Green Cleaners Already in Your House

You know about the miraculous properties of baking soda and vinegar, but there are plenty more effective, all-natural cleaners you might already have around.

Are You Throwing Away Cash With Disposable Cleaning Products?

Sure, use-it-and-trash-it cleaning products are convenient. But how much they cost might shock you.