It's probably a little known fact that 'dollar stores' - those ubiquitous weird stores that have a little bit of everything and with prices at just one buck - are actually more numerous in the U.S.
New York City legislators are considering a bill that would place a ten cent fee on disposable shopping bags, in a effort to cut down on litter and waste associated with both paper and plastic single-use bags.
First we heard that China's coal consumption may have fallen. Then there were reports that coal imports had declined too, which would of course make sense.
An anti-foaming agent and beef flavor are just two of the 14 ingredients that go into forming the famous fries.
Recently we noted that In London, they say "Cycling is now mass transport and must be treated as such" They are certainly backing up those words with action; Boris Johnson has just approved a cycling superhighway along the Thames embankment.
Google Street View has allowed us to visit some of the most beautiful and remote places that we may not ordinarily have had the chance to see.
We're more familiar with seaweed as an ingredient in sushi or maybe as an alternative fuel. In Denmark, however, seaweed has been used as an effective and durable insulation material, lasting as long as 150 years.
When a new London project, 250 City Road went through its approval process, the Islington Council planners wanted parking for bikes.
I am kind of obsessed with bathrooms, and just built my own weird one with a sink in the hall and the toilet in a room of its own.
In the dead of winter, chapped lips seem unavoidable. So, a gentle scrub may be in order, to exfoliate away dead and dry skin.
From maple candy to simple snow ice cream, here’s how to put the bounty of winter to work. Snow is a wonderfully ephemeral form of precipitation, turning from crystalline wonder into plain water at the whims of ambient temperature.
As cities around the world aim for 100% clean energy, London appears to be falling behind. At least as far as distributed solar power is concerned.
Greenbelts, those agricultural preserves found around cities like Toronto, Portland and London, do tend to put a limit on suburban sprawl.
This plug-n-play LED night light is an easy-to-install safety light option for any standard outlet in your home, and uses just 10 cents of electricity per year.
Yesterday, U.S. President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a deal to work together against climate change.
No drilling The Obama administration is seizing the opportunity brought by the oil crash to try to protect more of Alaska's from the "drill, baby, drill" crowd.
It's a regular feature on TreeHugger: the pedal powered washing machine. If only we had known about Steven M.
Organic agriculture may avoid synthetic pesticides and fertilizers, but there are a growing number of voices concerned about the environmental impact of large-scale, monoculture organics too.
Take an average cup of coffee or tea to a new tasty level with these quick, easy additions. Make the cold, dark, wintry mornings a little easier to bear by spicing up whatever hot drink it is that you love.
We've been covering standing desks for a long time now because experts quantifiably agree that sitting all day is killing us.