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 »
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 »
Want to know just about everything & anything Green? Well, now you can with this incredible list by Mashable. The list includes 100+ sites that give information on everything green. Things like how to lower your carbon footprint, places to find eco-friendly shopping, communities to meet others & discuss the current topics and even dating… Read More »
Hey all you smokers out there…please choose to light your cancer sticks with the most eco-friendly option out there. Matches! Matches may not be the most convenient but they sure are more green than lighters. That’s because the majority ofÂ lighters are made of plastic and considered disposable, so they will most likely end up… Read More »
Need to make some room for all the new stuff you got on Christmas? Then do a little “spring cleaning” and donate your gently used things to homeless shelters, animal shelters or local businesses asking for donations. Here is my list of the top 5 things to clean out of your closets & give them… Read More »
Got egg cartons? Then donate your extras to a local egg farmer. The farmers will reuse your egg cartons giving them a second life, thus helping out the local farmers as well as the planet. Also, check with the store that sold you the eggs because you can sometimes make your donation directly through them.
Save gas by avoiding drive through lines at restaurants & coffee shops. Instead park your vehicle, go inside, and to order your food & drink. In many cases, this is the fastest way anyway. Think about how many times you have gone inside and came back out only to see people were still waiting in… Read More »
Jessica Aldred put together a great list of A-Z tips for a Green Holiday, so this holiday doesn’t have to be time consuming, expensive, and cost the earth. Here is a sample of the list… A is for artificial trees These are not necessarily the greener tree – although they last for longer, they are… Read More »
The simple task of changing or cleaning your furnace filter can really improve the efficiency of your furnace, as well as improve your indoor air quality.