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 Best Water Bottles: Under Armour
I do my best to drink as little bottled water as possible, which means I carry around a refillable bottle all the time. For a long time, I..
The Best Body Scrub
I discovered Trillium Organics Body Polish (salt scrub) at the Standard Hotel Spa in Miami a few years ago. I like the Standard Spa becaus..
Yes, You CAN Recycle Yogurt Containers
I started recycling when I was in elementary school, saving all our empty bottles and cans, and then asking my mom to drive me to our tow..
The Best Way to Wash Fruits and Vegetables
Buying organic produce may obviate the need to wash pesticides off your produce, but the recent deadly Listeria outbreak attributed to p..
Did Vampire Power Cause Hurricane Irene?
With Hurricane Irene bearing down on Manhattan, Super Typhoon Nanmadol raging in the Pacific, and a horrible drought starving millions i..
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 Fruits and Vegetables to Buy Organic
In an ideal world, we would all eat only organic, locally grown produce. But trying to balance that lofty goal against a budget isn't a..
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..