green living

The 5 Best Things to Buy in April

Some bargains for April (like summer air travel) look ahead. Some (like winter gear) look behind. And some (like spring cleaning) are all about the moment.

UnitedHealth Maintains Dividend

The shareholder payout continues to be in robust health at UnitedHealth Group . The company has declared its latest common stock dividend,...

Save money in every room of your house

As fall creeps in and a chill takes over my house at night, I've been contemplating turning the gas furnace on for the first time. But oh, how I've...

Manure tea bags get constant comment

Annie Haven's manure tea bags might appear steeped in novelty, but when it comes to brewing up business, the woman knows her you-know-what. "I...

Vaska Plans to Clean Up in Green Laundry

A former fabric designer, Julia Fry started Vaska a decade ago because she found traditional laundry soaps were always ruining her clothes. Her green laundry products company's retail push has resulted in coveted shelf space in Duane Reade and Sam's Club stores. Fry talks about how she did it and what's next.

Coke Shines in New Solar Deal

Coca-Cola announced another major green initiative, as the world's biggest beverage company pushes ahead with an aggressive green agenda. Coca-Cola will place a three megawatt solar installation on rooftops of two Coca-Cola buildings in Spain.

Is corporate travel going "green?"

More companies are looking for ways to demonstrate that they're environmentally conscious, and one way they're doing so is seeking out eco-friendly...