Tag Archives: Green Tips

Tip of the Week – Digital Pictures

When taking digital pictures only print out the ones you are going to need. This will save paper, energy and of course ink. With digital photos you can always back them up on an external hard drive allowing you to view or print them at a later date. It also makes sure you never lose… Read More »

Eco Beauty Tips for Used Coffee Grounds

Instead of tossing out those old used coffee grounds put them to good use to make yourself beautiful. Coffee grounds can actually help improve the quality of your skin by: Exfoliating Preventing and diminishing fine lines and wrinkles Balancing pH Controlling blemishes Pulling toxins from the skin Moisturizing Here are a few different beauty treatments… Read More »

Tip of the Week – Check the Temperature in Your Fridge and Freezer

It’s good to occasionally check the temperature of your refrigerator and freezer. You want to make sure it’s set according to the manufacturer’s manual, so you don’t waste extra energy. In general the EPA recommends keeping refrigerators at 37 degrees Fahrenheit and freezers at 3 degrees Fahrenheit. Anything colder is probably overkill, and just a… Read More »

Tip of the Week – Just Say No To Bug Zappers

Just say no to those electric mosquito zappers. Several studies have shown that they are inefficient at killing the pesky biting insects, but great at turning beneficial ecologically important bugs into charred insects. Part of the problem is that traditional zappers merely emit UV light as an attractant, however mosquitoes could care less about the… Read More »