One of the easiest things to do to live a more green lifestyle is to buy reusable products instead of disposable ones. These can range from things to drink from to cleaning products. Here are a few easy ones to incorporate in your daily life today… Coffee Mugs vs. Paper or Styrofoam Cups Washable Plates… Read More »
St. Patrick’s Day is tomorrow! Are you ready to celebrate the holiday in a truly Green way? Here are the top 5 tips for celebrating St. Patrick’s Day the eco way: Wear Organic Green Tees: One of the biggest St. Patty’s Day triditions is to wear green or an Irish slogan T-shirt. This year, instead… Read More »
This is another easy tip to save on energy….Just turn down the brightness of your computer monitor. By kicking down the brightness a few notches, will still allow for you to read the screen perfectly but will save on electricity. Plus, if you are prone to headaches reducing the brightness of anything can really help.… Read More »
Here’s an easy tip to save big on electricity…Switch that cordless phone to an old-fashioned corded version. How is this eco you ask? Well, cordless phones are energy vampires, just sitting in a recharging cradle they suck up power. Cordless phones use between 2 and 3 watts in both active & standby modes, according to… Read More »
Reuse your used coffee grounds as fertilizer! Coffee grounds make a great fertilizer for plants that thrive in acidic soil, like rhododendrons or azaleas. Just sprinkle your used coffee grounds around the base of plants. This will also help to repel ants, snails, and slugs, who can exacerbate an aphid problem.
This may seam super obvious to some, but the best way to save money on laundry is by only washing full loads. This will maximize energy efficiency and conserve water. By only washing full loads you’ll be using less water per item. It’s really easy! Just put off doing laundry as long as possible.
A lot of your favorite household products are recyclable. Products such as aluminum foil are often overlooked, but can be thrown in the recycling bin along with the cans, newspapers & glass. According to the Aluminum Association, Americans toss out enough aluminum every 3 months to rebuild our entire commercial air fleet. So, the next… Read More »
Avoid nasty chapped lips this Valentine’s Day by using an all natural lip balm. It’s eco-friendly & will keep your lips moisturized without using any harmful additives. Natural Lip Balm is usually made from natural products like beeswax, honey or peppermint. Vitamin E & shea butter are also all-natural moisturizers often used as a main… Read More »
Show your love for the earth by not littering. Trash tossed carelessly outside often washes into storm drains, which empty into rivers & streams that eventually flow to the oceans. Pollution is a growing problem, do your part by not littering…Mother earth will love you for it!
Don’t kill that spider! There are an estimated 40,000 species of spiders, and they all eat insects. They’re an important part of the food web and provide a natural pest control to many unwanted insects. If you see a spider in your home, just scoop it up and place it outside in a safe grassy… Read More »