Category Archives: Family

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Earth Hour – March 29, 2008 From 8-9pm

What is Earth Hour? Earth Hour is a global climate change initiative, calling individuals and businesses around the world, to turn off their lights for one hour on Saturday, March 29, 2008 from 8 to 9 p.m local time. The campaign ran by WWF (World Wildlife Fund), is designed to express that individual action on… Read More »

Go Green by Wearing Fleece

Fleece is not a natural fiber but it is still eco-friendly because it can be made from recycled materials like plastic soda bottles. It takes about 25 plastic bottles to make an adult sized fleece garment. Fleece is the ideal alternative to wool, and is a great cozy layer to wear outdoors or indoors instead… Read More »

Greenify Your Easter Egg Hunt

Easter is right around the corner and fast approaching. Before you know it, it will be Sunday morning, March 23rd, and the kiddies will be racing around the back yard looking for eggs. Instead of using fake plastic eggs, or dying real eggs with those nasty chemically filled pellets that come with traditional decorating kits…Greenify… Read More »

Tip of the Week – Online Tax Filing

Use technology to your benefit and help eliminate some of the stress of filing your taxes this April 15th. Filing your taxes online makes the whole ordeal all and all easier for you and the government. It saves time, manpower, supplies, and money for both of you. Plus, there are no envelopes to seal, no… Read More »

Top 10 Eco-Friendly Valentine’s Day Gifts

Having trouble trying to find that special someone the best Valentine’s Day gift ever? How about going green. Here are the top 10 eco-friendly gifts to give your sweetie this year and lessen your carbon footprint on the environment. 1- Organic flowers or live plants that can be planted in the spring 2- Fair Trade… Read More »

Tip of the Week – Exterior Paint Colors

If you live in a cold climate, paint your house a dark color. Dark colors reflect as little as three percent of sunlight, thus absorbing more heat. If you live in a warm climate, paint your house a light color. Light colors can reflect up to ninety percent of the sunlight, thus keeping your house… Read More »