Category Archives: Tips

Your guide to eco-friendly tips to greenify your everyday life.

Dirty Human Hair Neutralizes Ozone

Don’t feel like washing your hair today…No worries, it’s ok, you’re helping the environment. That’s right, oily, unwashed hair can destroy dangerous pollutant ozone. Scientists at Missouri University of Science and Technology discovered that dirty hair absorbs seven times more ozone than clean hair. I know what you are saying…absorb the ozone? But I thought… Read More »

Tip of the Week – Turn Off The Lights

Lighting accounts for about a quarter of all electricity consumed in the U.S. That’s a lot of energy. Let’s reduce that by turning off the lights when you leave a room, even if it is just for a short period of time. It’s the Green thing to do!

Paper or Plastic?

Paper or plastic? The famous grocery store question. I usually opt for canvas, but if you forgot your reusable bag at home, the answer is…well, I’ll let you decide. Plastic Shopping Bags Each year, an estimated 500 billion to 1 trillion plastic shopping bags are consumed worldwide. Plastics do NOT biodegrade. Rather, they photodegrade, a… Read More »

Home Depot Recycles Your CFLs

Everyone is now promoting compact fluorescent light bulbs, or CFLs, as a way to save energy and go green. However, improper disposal of the bulbs creates a hazard, due to the small amounts of mercury each bulb contain. Don’t worry, things are getting easier! Home Depot now offers a recycling program for taking back your… Read More »