Best Microwave Accessory
If you use a microwave oven, you should have a Tovolo Collapsable Microwave Cover. Microwaves heat food by vibrating its water molecules t..
The First Solar Powered Clothes Dryer
Washing machines have become much more energy efficient in the last 10 years, but dryer technology has barely evolved. In fact,..
The Best Way to Clear Persistant Musty Odors: Fresh Wave Odor Neutralizing Crystals
Most anyone who lives in an old New York apartment fights that persistant musty smell — especially in the winter when we keep our windo..
The Best Meat Substitute: Gardein Garden Protein
There are really good reasons to consider eliminating or at least reducing meat consumption: health concerns, environmental sustainabili..
Are You Still Using Animal-Tested Products?
Surprisingly, many personal care product manufacturers still test on animals, including: Aveeno, Biotherm, Clairol, Clean & Clear, Di..
The Best Way to Clean Tile Floors: Shark Deluxe Steam Pocket Mop
My friend Bill Sanderson swears by his Shark Deluxe Steam Pocket Mop
for cleaning the terra cotta tiled floors in his house. Steam cle..
Unplug Yourself With The Belkin Conserve Energy Saving Surge Power Strip
Today, most of our electronics don't really turn off… they just
"sleep." And while every sleeping appliance uses only a couple of
SunChips 100% Compostable Bag
I've always really liked SunChips (so much so, that there are some people on Fire Island who call me "Billy SunChips"), and I've been co..
The Best Interior Paints: Behr Premium Plus Ultra
For many years now, Behr Paints from Home Depot have rated best in Consumer Reports testing. Once again, in their biggest paint test ev..
The Best Indoor Composter: NatureMill
I've been a composter for many years. As a kid, I had a heap in the backyard. In LA, I had a ComposTumbler. Out at the beach, I have a..