Kitchen

Your guide to a greener kitchen. Our Kitchen research is designed to help eco-conscious consumers avoid greenwashing when selecting the appliances they use everyday. We are constantly re-evaluating our Leaf Ratings for all the products featured, and when necessary, we will remove an item from our list if our standards are no longer met.

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Greenwashing is rampant in the dinnerware industry; these companies provide alternatives you can feel good about buying.
Greenpan
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Information has come to our attention that has caused us to remove GreenPan from our list of non-toxic cookware.
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A quality nonstick pan can make your cooking experience much easier; here are a few nontoxic options to consider trying.
PFAS in water.
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The Biden administration plans to regulate PFAS, the toxic pollutants that have contaminated drinking water in the US for decades.
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Ceramic cookware is long-lasting, easy to use, and an overall excellent choice for your kitchen. Here are our top eco-friendly picks.
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A French press is the most environmentally friendly coffee maker option. Here are the brands we highly recommend.
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Refrigerators are one of the more energy-hungry items in a household. Here are some of the companies that make eco-friendly models.
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Choosing sustainable coffee can have profound global effects. Here are the best eco-friendly coffee brands that you can buy.
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When choosing a new refrigerator, you don’t want to just rely on green certifications and energy labels. Here's what else you need to keep in mind.
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Are you considering adding some porcelain enamel pieces to your kitchen collection? Here's what we like and don't like about this kind of cookware.
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Even if you use non-stick cookware according to manufacturers’ instructions, they still pose an unnecessary risk to health. Here's what you need to know.
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Are you thinking about buying some silicone kitchen products? Here's everything you need to know about this type of cookware.
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Are you thinking about buying a new refrigerator? Here are some questions to ask yourself before doing so to determine if it's necessary.
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Some companies have developed non-stick coatings for cookware that they claim are safe and non-toxic – but are they really? Here's what you need to know.
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It can be challenging to find safe, non-toxic kitchen appliances. Here's what you should look for when purchasing an oven, cooktop, or range.
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Avoid cookware that contains hidden toxic chemicals and opt for these eco-friendly, non-toxic options instead.
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Kitchen appliance certifications can be a bit of a mystery to the casual observer, but we're here to shine some light with certifications.
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Are you wondering which type of stovetop is the most energy efficient? We examine the pros and cons of gas, electric, and induction cooktops.
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Not sure what to do with an excess amount of old pots and pans? Here are some tips for reusing and recycling them.
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There are many factors to consider when purchasing new cookware. Here are some of the best ceramic products for your kitchen.
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Wondering what the advantages and disadvantages are of glass cookware? Here are some helpful tips and recommended companies.
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Are you in the market for new cookware? If so, here are some things to consider when buying products made from carbon steel.
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Finding cookware that doesn’t release toxic fumes or contaminate your food with heavy metals can be challenging. Here's what to look out for.
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Is your refrigerator on its last legs? Here are some eco-friendly tips for either revamping or discarding this kitchen appliance.
Is vintage cookware safe?
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Anyone who's traveled knows the temptation of snagging a piece of artisanal cookware to bring back home - but is that risky? Here's what to know.
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The ZeroWater 40 Cup glass dispenser is without a doubt one of the best-looking filters on the market, but there are a few things we'd change if we could.
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The Aquasana Rhino whole house water filter system is one of the most comprehensive whole-home water filtration systems on the market.
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The Aquasana AQ-4000 countertop water filter system easily takes our top pick in this category. Here's why you should consider getting one for your home.
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Aluminum cookware can be a convenient option for certain situations like catering and camping, but it comes with its own set of safety risks.

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