Next time you are out shopping for shampoo look for products that are all natural or organic. Organic shampoos & other hair care products have lots of benefits including the absence of synthetic surfactants. Having these types of harmful chemicals on our bodies can lead to the development of cancer and other serious illnesses. Plus… Read More »
Easter is this Sunday! Are you ready for the celebration? We sure are & we have tips to share as well. Here are the top 5 Green Tips for celebrating a more sustainable Easter Holiday this year. Top 5 Eco-Friendly Tips For Easter: 1- Buy farm raised eggs – If you are buying eggs, look… Read More »
You may have never thought about it, but opting for voice mail provides several green benefits over using a traditional answering machine. It may not be intuitive, but voice mail uses less energy, and results in less hazardous waste than answering machines. So upgrade that answeing service to eco-friendly voice mail today!
Since the month of April is water conservation month it is time to consider the following tips to help conserve water in your home. Repair Leaky Fixtures – One drop of water per second from a leaky faucet can waste as much as 10 gallons of water each week. Install Low-Flow Showerheads, Faucets & Toilets… Read More »
Software CDs are made out of nonrenewable petroleum products, and are difficult to recycle. They are placed in plastic cases, stuffed into boxes with manuals, & all wrapped in even more plastic. This can all be eliminated if you download the software directly from the company via the Internet instead of shopping for it at… Read More »
A great way to save energy is to hang your laundry up to dry. But if you live where it rains a lot or you don’t have an outdoor space…what do you do? Well, I created an indoor clothesline. You can do this in a few different ways. What I found to work well is… Read More »
Spring is almost here! Time to start landscaping your back yard. This year think about using native plants from your local area. Native plants typically cost less, use less water, and are easier to care for in their natural environment. Plus, they will make your yard look right at home.
The main environmental issue with paint is that much of it contains volatile organic compounds or VOCs. VOCs create ground-level ozone pollution and carry potential health risks. Buying & painting with low or no VOC paint will release fewer to no VOCs into the air we breath when you paint.
When you are in the grocery store shopping and have the option to buy a product in a metal can or a glass jar…go with the glass jar. That’s because the inside of many metal cans are lined with a plastic liner that contains the chemical Bisphenol A or commonly abbreviated as BPA, which is… Read More »
Replace your car’s air filter and tune up the engine regularly. A new air filter can increase your car’s miles per gallon by up to 10% and a tune-up can boost your car’s miles per gallon from 4% to 40%.