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So, you’ve come home to a flooded basement – or woken up to one – and you need to know what you can do right this minute to limit the damage. If there is currently water coming into your basement, exercise extreme caution before taking any action. Then, follow these steps to prevent further damage to your home and keep your family safe. What to Do If Your Basement Is Flooding Step 1: Make Sure Your Basement Is Safe to Enter The first step during a basement flood is to assess how dangerous the situation is. If there is standing…

The color of your bedroom walls can affect your mood on a daily basis. It can soothe you to sleep...

Knocking down a wall is a great way to create an open floor plan, or simply make a room larger....

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, the average U.S. family spends at least $2,200 a year on energy bills...

Looking to add living space to your home without having to expand? Converting your attic into a room may be...

Recycling is great. It saves energy, prevents unnecessary waste and helps create a healthier environment that everyone can enjoy. But...

The average American produces 4.4 pounds of trash per day. Only 1.51 pounds of it actually gets recycled. Through their...

November 10, 20170

How to Get Rid of Old Tires

Getting rid of tires can be a challenge since most waste haulers won’t accept them in their dumpsters or curbside...

October 19, 20170

How to Reduce Waste at Home

Want to learn how to reduce waste at home? Our garbage-saving tips will make your home and lifestyle greener and...

From late November to early January, there will be more pumpkin pie, Hallmark Christmas movies and college football games than...

Imagine a world where you could actually park inside your garage. What if we told you that dream could be...

We all have rooms in our home that instantly attract clutter. The attic, basement, garage and office are the biggest...

Do you dream of a luxury walk-in closet filled wall-to-wall with designer clothing? Does that dream include a swanky vanity,...

For most of us, the only thing more stressful than packing for a move is unpacking after a move. But...

Moving can be an exciting time in a person’s life. But it can also be one of the most challenging...

Everyone wants to sell their home as fast as possible. Yet many homeowners get stuck in a long and painstaking...

Whether you’re a first-time home buyer, or starting to look around for a new one, it always helps to know...

High energy bills got you down? You’re not alone. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, the typical U.S. family...

Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, American households produce an extra 25 million tons of garbage. Why not buck the...

From candy wrappers to pumpkins, 41 million pounds of waste is generated every Halloween. That includes costumes, which account for...

October 19, 20170

How to Reduce Waste at Home

Want to learn how to reduce waste at home? Our garbage-saving tips will make your home and lifestyle greener and...

Whether you’re looking for a career in sustainability or a greener campus living experience, it all starts with choosing a...

The ocean is busier than it’s ever been. Between human use, environmental efforts and coastal development, competing demands are at...

Water is one of the world’s most valuable resources. Spending an early August afternoon in Tucson, Arizona will certainly have...

Keeping food from hitting the landfill is important to us. And keeping the world from going hungry is even more....

Communities

Indianapolis Zoo Going Green

Lions and tigers and sustainability? Just another day at the Indianapolis Zoo. Since its opening in 1964, the zoo has committed itself to...

Community Spotlight: Rebuilding Together Atlanta

There are over 30 million low-income elderly, disabled and veteran homeowners residing in unhealthy living conditions throughout the United States. That includes Atlanta....

Keep Atlanta Beautiful

America Recycles Day has come and gone, but for Keep Atlanta Beautiful, its work of keeping the city clean and green never stops....

Collective Resource Feeding the Soil One Bucket at a Time

Nearly 26 million tons worth of food scraps are thrown out every year. Collective Resource is hoping to reduce that – one bucket...