An Eco-conundrum: Eating local in a drought

Eat local's the usual eco-foodie mantra, but that advice takes on a bittersweet edge when your state's in a drought. Sure, we can conserve at home -- but 80% of California's water goes to agriculture. ...more

Green baby step: Shower like you're camping

An imaginative way to save water: Imagine you're camping while showering. That's really the only way I can think of to make Navy Showers -- basically turning off the water while you shampoo and soap up during your shower -- sound like fun. However, because Navy Showers save so much water, you might also have fun seeing the savings on your water bill: ...more