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The 5 Best Ways to Save Water During a Drought

The 5 Best Ways to Save Water During a Drought

By Eartheasy.com, Posted August 6th, 2012

With drought conditions scorching much of the US and predicted to become the ‘new normal’ in some regions, we each need to become experts at conserving water.

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White Roofs Offer a Simple Strategy to Help Combat Global Warming

White Roofs Offer a Simple Strategy to Help Combat Global Warming

By Juan Carlos P.E., Posted July 24th, 2012

It’s amazing how the ambient temperature in a building can change so significantly through this simple action…

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Our Simple DIY Home Solar Power System

Our Simple DIY Home Solar Power System

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted July 18th, 2012

This basic off-grid solar power system is simple to install and can be easily expanded…

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Are Co-operatives the Future of Business?

Are Co-operatives the Future of Business?

By Geoff de Ruiter, Posted July 12th, 2012

Co-ops have an advantage over conventional businesses – they run essentially not-for-profit…

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Our Top 6 Chicken Raising Mistakes

Our Top 6 Chicken Raising Mistakes

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted July 9th, 2012

Raising chickens is pretty simple. But we found ways to get it wrong…

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How to Protect Your Garden during a Heat Wave

How to Protect Your Garden during a Heat Wave

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted July 4th, 2012

Protecting the soil surface is key to plant survival during periods of extreme heat…

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5 Tips for a Tick-Free Summer

5 Tips for a Tick-Free Summer

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted June 29th, 2012

Don’t let the fear of tick bites keep you from enjoying the great outdoors…

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Now is the Time to Thin Your Fruit Trees

Now is the Time to Thin Your Fruit Trees

By Eartheasy.com, Posted June 21st, 2012

Thinning the young fruit clusters results in larger, more select fruit at maturity…

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How to Make a ‘Poor Man’s’ Hot Tub

How to Make a ‘Poor Man’s’ Hot Tub

By Marcella Andrews, Eartheasy.com, Posted June 14th, 2012

Enjoy a long hot soak without paying for an expensive hot tub…

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How Nature Brings us Together

How Nature Brings us Together

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted June 7th, 2012

We have so much more in common than that which divides us…

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How to Make an ‘Instant Cloche’ to Protect Seedlings

How to Make an ‘Instant Cloche’ to Protect Seedlings

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted June 6th, 2012

This simple design costs next to nothing to build and can be reused for years…

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5 Simple Ways to Reduce Food Waste

5 Simple Ways to Reduce Food Waste

By Eartheasy.com, Posted May 28th, 2012

The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that people in the U.S. waste about 27 percent of their food…

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4 Tips for Safe, Effective Sunscreen Use

4 Tips for Safe, Effective Sunscreen Use

By Eartheasy.com, Posted May 18th, 2012

All suncreens are not created equal. And higher SPF numbers are not necessarily better…

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Largest dam removal project in US history nears completion

Largest dam removal project in US history nears completion

By Eartheasy.com, Posted May 17th, 2012

Focus turns to salmon restoration strategies, with a clash of visions…

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Plastics by the Numbers

Plastics by the Numbers

By Eartheasy.com, Posted May 2nd, 2012

Understanding the differences between types of plastic will help you make better decisions in choosing and recycling plastics…

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Link Found Between Air Pollution and Childhood Obesity

Link Found Between Air Pollution and Childhood Obesity

By Eartheasy.com, Posted April 30th, 2012

Prenatal exposure to air pollution may double the chance of child’s obesity by age 5…

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The 8 Simple Rules of Sharing

The 8 Simple Rules of Sharing

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted April 27th, 2012

Anything that can be borrowed saves money and reduces the duplication of goods in the community…

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5 Early Season Plants which Attract Pollinators to your Garden

5 Early Season Plants which Attract Pollinators to your Garden

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted April 19th, 2012

Most flowering plants need assistance from native insects for pollination…

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“Non-toxic” Nail Polishes Found to Contain Toxins

“Non-toxic” Nail Polishes Found to Contain Toxins

By Lindsay Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted April 16th, 2012

California study finds 10 of 12 nail products tested to be mislabelled…

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Are Children Spending Enough Time Outdoors?

Are Children Spending Enough Time Outdoors?

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted April 13th, 2012

Study: only 51 percent of children went outside to walk or play once a day with either parent…

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