Recycling has always been encouraged as a way to help the environment, but it also has its downfalls. One problem that many people focus on with recycling are the emissions from the increasing amount of trucks used to pick up recycling. However, this is not an established problem. To see if the recycling trucks have… Read More »
Commercial car washes use up to 100 less gallons of water to wash a car. They often recycle and reuse rinse water. If everyone who washed their own car chose to go to a professional car wash just once, up to 8.7 billion gallons of water could be saved and some 12 billion gallons of… Read More »
The average U.S. household spends up to $135 a year in energy costs drying clothes. A dirty lint filter can use 30 percent more energy to get the job done. So don’t forget to clean it out after ever load to get the max out of your dryer every time.
Now that Barack Obama will be taking office late next month, what can we expect his team to do to help with this energy crisis we now face? Well the Obama-Biden team has put together a comprehensive New Energy for America plan to do the following: Provide short-term relief to American families facing pain at… Read More »
Don’t take the ATM receipt when given the option at the machine. ATM receipts are one of the top sources of litter on the planet. If everyone in the U.S. did not take a receipt from the ATM, it would save a roll of paper more than 2 billion feet long, or enough to circle… Read More »
Looking for a great holiday gift but don’t know what to give. Well, you’ve came to the right place. Check out these inspired sustainable gift ideas to give this holiday season and lessen your carbon footprint on the environment. Top 10 Eco-Friendly Gifts: 1- Donation to a charity or an organization 2- Tickets to a… Read More »
Some commercial air fresheners use chemicals that can be harmful to a baby’s development. Instead, lightly spritz the place with vinegar. Your room will smell fresh as a daisy in no time.
If your are looking for ways to green up your Holiday celebration this year, look no further. Here are the top 10 green tips to make your Christmas as eco-friendly as possible. 1- Lights: Switching to LEDs (light emitting diodes) is 90% more efficient than incandescent lighting. LEDs don’t get as hot as traditional lights,… Read More »
During the cooler months, keep your window draperies & shades open during the day. This will allow the sunlight to warm your living space and in turn will use less energy to heat.
Second-hand smoke is a major indoor air pollutant and health hazard. When you quit, both you and your family will live longer and healthier lives.