Over the past few months, we've been on the search for blogs that live up to our ideals of green living. We already follow some of the furniture industry's leading publications. However, we've been also focusing on sustainability and lifestyle changes as a whole. As a result, we want our readers to find the sites that really stand out when it come to all-around sustainable living with practical insights and product recommendations that help change the world through everyday decisions.
We've asked our friends, scoured social media, and searched high and low to put together our favorite resources for news, eco-friendly design, and sustainable products. Here are our top 5 blogs for sustainable living.
Inhabitat.com is a leading online blog that is completely dedicated to the future of design. Here you'll find articles on the latest innovations in technology, materials, and building practices that are transforming architecture and home design in an effort to build a smarter and more sustainable future.
Inhabitat was originally started by NYC designer, Jill Fehrenbacher, as a way to keep track of the latest trends in product, interior and architectural design. In addition to working on Inhabitat, Jill is also a LEED-AP green designer and green design consultant based in New York City. Today, Inhabitat is one of the top blogs on the web for sustainable design and has plenty of valuable insights to offer.
Grist provides environmental news and commentary. The blog covers a number of different areas, including climate, food, energy, urban living, justice, politics, technology, and green living. Since 1999, they have been using the blog to share the latest innovative solutions in each of these areas in order to get people talking, thinking and taking action on these issues.
With a community of more than 2 million active readers per month, they have also received acknowledgments from the mainstream media and policymakers. Grist is based in Seattle and has contributors from around the world. They are a nonprofit organization supported by foundations, advertising, and user contributions.
TreeHugger is a leading media outlet dedicated to promoting the adoption of sustainability by the general public. As a one-stop source for green news, solutions, and product information, TreeHugger covers stories related to design, living, science, technology, transportation, business and energy. The site also has daily and weekly newsletters available so that you can receive the latest updates from TreeHugger straight to your inbox.
The Huffington Post Ecofabulous (ecofabulous.com)
If you enjoy a little eco-friendly news along with the top stories of the day, you should check out the Huffington Post's Ecofabulous section. The Huffington Post Ecofabulous founder, Zem Joaquin, uses the blog to share original product reviews and recommendations for environmentally-friendly items, including beauty, home, fashion, kids, tech, and lifestyle products. Ecofabulous also provides resources to help readers who want to leave a green lifestyle by profiling innovative green companies and providing recommendations from expert editors and designers.
Jetson Green (jetsongreen.com)
Looking for green ideas to upgrade your home? Jetson Green is a blog that is completely dedicated to enhancing homes with beautiful design and smart construction. With a focus on resource conservation, water savings, healthy air, renewable energy, energy efficiency, and green technology, you can find products that can dramatically improve your home by making your home greener and saving you money in the process.
Here you'll find ideas for everyone from homeowners, to renters, to designers, builders and more. The site has a vast array of product profiles, case studies, book reviews, opinion articles, and news updates. It has also been mentioned in some of the country's top publications including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, Fast Company, and USA Today.
These are just a few of the top online resources to help you get started if you are interested in learning more about green products and living sustainably. If you don't have time to sit and check these sites for updates, don't worry! All of these sites are available on social media so that you can receive the latest updates as a part of your Facebook News Feed or Twitter timeline.
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