Hemp is an excellent natural sustainable resource used for many different uses including food, building materials, fabric, paper, fuel, and so on. Hemp could be one solution to many of the problems that are facing the modern world today, including deforestation, acid rain, the greenhouse effect, erosion, pollutants, starvation, and limited fossil fuels. Hemp production… Read More »
Use glass or ceramic baking dishes over the metal pans. They retain heat better than metal pans do, which allows you to set your oven temperature 25 degrees lower than what the recipe calls for, but still achieving the same great results. Be GREEN in the kitchen, and save energy by baking with ceramic or… Read More »
Just say no to the in-sink garbage disposal. That’s right – Don’t use that water wasting disposal any more. Instead conserve water by composting your kitchen waste. In-sink garbage disposals use up lots of water & energy in the process of chewing up food into little bits & flushing it away. Plus, disposing of food… Read More »
Forget the stay-cation, starting in 2012 you can fly on 8 different major US airlines that will be using an alternative fuel made from plant waste. This synthetic diesel fuel will be mass produced at a plant in California by Rentech Inc. and will be used for ground-service transportation at LAX. Here’s the list of… Read More »
For my family grilling just wouldn’t be grilling without the charcoal. Unfortunately, traditional charcoal isn’t that great for the earth. Luckily we can opt for eco-friendly charcoal. Eco-friendly charcoal includes lump charcoal, which is made from charred wood that’s harvested from sustainably managed forests, & pillow-shaped briquettes made from scrap wood without coal dust or… Read More »
When it is hot outside try to park your vehicle in a shady spot. This will help you save on fuel in 2 different ways. The first is the obvious of keeping your vehicle cooler, which means you’ll run your air conditioner less, resulting in a substantial savings. The second is that it helps decrease… Read More »
When cooking smaller meals, save energy & time by using a microwave or a toaster oven rather than heating up your full-size oven.
Before stashing your dinner leftovers in the fridge, let them cool to room temperature. This will keep the fridge from working overtime to chill them out & save you money on your energy bill.
You may have never thought about it, but opting for voice mail provides several green benefits over using a traditional answering machine. It may not be intuitive, but voice mail uses less energy, and results in less hazardous waste than answering machines. So upgrade that answeing service to eco-friendly voice mail today!
Software CDs are made out of nonrenewable petroleum products, and are difficult to recycle. They are placed in plastic cases, stuffed into boxes with manuals, & all wrapped in even more plastic. This can all be eliminated if you download the software directly from the company via the Internet instead of shopping for it at… Read More »