This autumn, why not try working with Mother Nature by mulching fallen leaves instead of raking, bagging and condemning them to a landfill?

Going “green” is great at any time of the year. No matter the season, there are always “green” steps that can be introduced into everyday family routines that can lessen our negative effects on the environment and our health while helping us to save money at the same time.

In the current tough economic climate, most people are finding it's not practical to buy new china, nor is it environmentally friendly to throw out what you already have at home. With today's push for greener living, you can recycle more than cans and bottles. Experts say you can also recycle your tableware.

When newlyweds Rob and Holly Fanjoy purchased their 1955 Cape Cod home, they were not wearing rose-colored glasses. They knew the 1,100-square foot house needed extensive work. One of their first challenges was to replace the drafty original wood windows. More than 50 years old, the leaky single-glazed windows were no match for frosty Michigan winters.

Air quality in the home is always important but there comes a time when it becomes more important than ever. If you’re planning to start a family, for instance, you want to make sure that during and after your pregnancy your air quality is as healthy as it can be.

It seems everything is going “green” these days. The good news is that it’s also easier than ever before for your family to reduce its eco-footprint to help the environment both inside and outside of your home. Let “earth friendly” be your family’s new mantra by adopting a few simple, yet effective tips.

From camping to canoeing to cookouts -- summer draws millions of Americans to national parks each year. However, as global warming progresses, visitors may also notice the numerous adverse effects on the parks leaving many people asking: what can be done?