Green Living

Recycling Road Show Scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 10

Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced today the Ascension Parish Recycling Road Show will be held Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015 at the Wal-Mart store in Prairieville. A recycling vehicle will be stationed in the parking lot from 9 a.m.

South Africans find creative ways to grow gardens

(CNN) -- Cape Town is being overrun by farms. They're spilling out of parking lots, overtaking lawns, even growing out of old TV sets.

Solar cells could bring brighter future

Editor's note: Future Cities offers an inside look at how urban living has changed in the modern era, to give us a glimpse of what we can envision to be imbued in our lives in the years to come.

Lawnmower manufacturers considering alternative fuel sources

Homeowners across the country will soon be cranking up the yard equipment, or maybe cranking up isn't the best way to describe it. Gas power is giving way to alternative sources of power.

11 wildlife experiences that could vanish in your lifetime

Earth is in the grip of the "sixth great extinction crisis," say some scientists, with up to 2,000 species dying out each year. These 11 great wildlife experiences could disappear within your lifetime.

Waste Management rolls out environmentally friendly trucks

Waste Management (WM) unveiled their new fleet of environmentally friendly trucks that run on compressed natural gas (CNG).

TX professor will live in dumpster to research green technology

When you think about sustainable living, things like solar panels, rainwater collection, or planting a garden may come to mind.

Poop powers WA power plant

Snohomish County Public Utility Managers in Washington State topped Puget Sound Energy in a bid to buy manure-generated power from digester operator near Monroe.

FDA's New Rule Challanges Effectiveness of Soap

The Food and Drug Administration published a blog post today, saying there is currently no evidence that using antibacterial soaps and body washes are more effective than plain soap and water