Green

Spring Clean Your Way Into Cash

Spring cleaning doesn't have to be an utter pain in the neck. In fact, you could make money the next time you pull out the vacuum, gloves and garbage bags.

Why You Should Never Wash Your Jeans

Levi's CEO Chip Bergh says you should keep your jeans out of the washing machine, saying he hasn't washed his own pair in more than a year. Here's why.

5 Surprising Companies Going Green

When one thinks of green businesses, names like Whole Foods and Patagonia spring to mind. But there are other big firms whose major environmental efforts may surprise you.

IKEA Chief: We're Leading America's LED Lighting Revolution

IKEA wants to change the way you light your home, one bulb at a time. The Swedish retailer will become the first U.S. home furnishings chain to sell only LED (light emitting diode) bulbs and lamps -- a bold push for the adoption of this energy-efficient light source in the U.S market.

How to Give Greener Electronic Gifts This Season

If you want to give your loved ones environmental peace and joy, you might want to hold off on buying them the latest hot gadgets as gifts. E-waste is a dirty problem that lingers far beyond the time when Christmas present becomes Christmas past.

The World's Most Expensive Flip-Flops

Chipkos hopes its latest pair of fashionable flip-flops could help save the Costa Rican rainforests. One purchase will protect 100,000 square feet of the eco-rich land. But it's had no takers so far. Did we mention the sandals cost $18,000?

SunPower Building America's Biggest Solar Roof

SunPower is on a roll: It just launch the most efficient mass-produced solar cell in the world and announced it will soon start construction of the biggest solar roof in North America. Is the market already too enthusiastic about the solar energy major, or is this a good time to buy?