Green Living

Looking to live a more eco-friendly lifestyle? You've come to the right place! Our Green Living category contains articles on everything from energy-saving tips to composting.

Want to learn whether a particular material is eco-friendly? We've got you covered. Interested in finding out which household products are most damaging to the environment? We can help with that, too.

So whether you're just getting started on your green living journey or you're looking for ways to take your efforts to the next level, you'll find all the information you need right here.

How to Repair the Fabric Side of an Air Mattress in 5 Easy Steps

A sustainably made air mattress is an excellent solution if you like to go camping or are simply looking for a cost-effective spare room sleep solution. Most air mattresses come with a repair kit to fix minor leaks. But what happens if the leak occurs on the fabric or flocked side? We should always do […]

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Are Paper Towels Compostable? (9 Things to Be Aware Of)

Paper towels are a popular disposable item in U.S. homes. We use them to clean up messes, clean/dry fruit and vegetables from our garden kitchen, and even as napkins at parties and cookouts. They’re such an integral part of daily life that we often just toss them in the trash without a second thought. But […]

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Is Cotton a Renewable Resource? 7 Pros & Cons Revealed

Cotton is a natural fiber that comes from the cotton plant. It’s used to make clothing, bedding, and other textiles. But is cotton a renewable resource, or should we be trying to avoid it? Maybe people consider cotton an eco-friendly option because it’s technically renewable (due to the fact it can be replanted and harvested […]

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What is CertiPUR-US Certified and Why Does it Matter?

Most people don’t think about eco-credentials when shopping for mattresses, They might go to a few stores, test out a few options, and make a decision based on comfort or price. But what if there was more to it than that? What if the materials in your mattress were harmful to your health and the […]

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Is Free People Ethical or Just Another Fast Fashion Brand?

When you walk into a clothing store, what's the first thing you look for? For many people, it's the price tags. We all want a good deal, but sometimes we forget to ask ourselves whether or not we're comfortable with where our money is going. In this article, I take a closer look at Free […]

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What is Raffia and is it Sustainable?

Raffia has been used for centuries in Africa and Asia for various purposes, including textiles, rope, baskets, and more. In recent years, raffia has become popular in the Western world as a sustainable alternative to traditional materials like plastic and paper. But have you ever wondered exactly what is raffia, and is it sustainable and as eco-friendly as some people claim?

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Are Paper Plates Biodegradable? 7 Things You Need to Know!

There are circumstances when you might consider using paper plates. They’re convenient for picnics, cookouts, parties, or even when you just don’t want to do the dishes. But are paper plates biodegradable? And if they’re not, what happens to them after we throw them away? In this article, I’ll answer all of your questions about […]

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Are Coffee Filters Compostable or Recyclable?

If you're a coffee drinker like I am, chances are you use a coffee filter at least once daily, either at home or at work (or both). You probably already know that your used coffee grounds can be composted, but what about the filters? Too often, these are simply thrown in the trash without a […]

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13 Most Eco-Friendly Cars in the US (Electric & Hybrid)

We all know that gas-guzzling SUVs and trucks are not great for the environment But what are our options when to it comes to buying greener vehicles. The best eco-friendly cars in the U.S. come in all shapes and sizes, with various fuel types. Whether you’re looking for a petrol car, diesel car, or electric […]

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Are Sponges Biodegradable? These 10 Eco-Friendly Ones Are!

Whether you use them for wiping surfaces, cleaning the car, washing dishes, or washing yourself, sponges are a part of our everyday life. But which bathroom or kitchen sponge should you choose to reduce your environmental impact? Do biodegradable sponges exist and are they a better option? In this article, we'll explore the answer to […]

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How Thick Should a Latex Mattress Topper Be?

A mattress topper can solve a number of problems that might be preventing you from sleeping well. It can add comfort and support to your current bed setup, cool you down if you sleep hot, help to mask indentations, and prolong the life of your mattress. But how thick should a latex mattress topper be? […]

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Are Latex Mattresses Safe or Can They Harm Your Health?

There's been a lot of talk in recent years about the benefits of buying a latex mattress, with many people talking up their environmental friendliness and superior comfort. But are latex mattresses safe, or can they actually harm your health? There are two main types of latex - organic and synthetic. As you're about to […]

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Is Felt Biodegradable and is it Eco-Friendly?

Felt is a widely used material that is often used to make hats, blankets, and clothing. It is also a popular material for crafts and artwork. It's cheap to buy, readily available, and easy to work with. But there are many questions surrounding felt, specifically whether it is environmentally friendly, renewable, and biodegradable. The answer […]

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Is Ceramic Tile Recyclable? Easy Ways to Dispose of Old Tiles

There comes a time when we all need to replace our old ceramic and porcelain tiles. Maybe they're cracked and chipped, or just old and dated. Tiling is no fun, but sometimes it has to be done! But for those of us who strive for an eco-friendly bathroom, throwing our waste into the trash can […]

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Are Paper Clips Recyclable (and How to Do It?)

You probably use paper clips on a daily basis, but have you ever thought about what happens to them when you're done with them? Obviously, just tossing them into the trash is not the way to go. But are paper clips recyclable? And do they affect the paper recycling process if they are not removed? […]

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