Use Daylight Instead Of Switching On Electric Lights

By admin | August 5, 2013

There are many ways to light a home aside from traditional lights. Using natural daylight makes a space look natural and saves the environment by saving energy at the same time. While some building are built with natural daylighting in mind with skylights and large windows, there are ways to save electricity on lighting in all buildings.

An easy way to let sunlight in while still maintaining privacy is by using shades that go from the bottom up. With these, you can leave an open strip of window open to let the daylight in while still blocking everything at eye Read the rest of this entry »

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Teaching Children About The Difference Between Recycling And Trash

By admin | June 5, 2013

When kids are little, they may not understand why some of their waste goes in the trash can and some of it goes in the recycling bin. Because of this, they may get confused and throw trash in the bin and recycling in the can, which makes more work for you as you have go back through your stinky, smelly trash and sort it. It is important to teach your kids the difference between the two not only to make your life easier but also Read the rest of this entry »

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Make Sure Family Members Know How To Recycle

By admin | March 31, 2013

Encouraging your family to recycle is an important part of living a green lifestyle. While you may do your best to save the environment every day, it can be frustrating when your family struggles with putting their trash into the recycling bin. Often, this lack of consideration is not due to a disinterest in helping you to recycle. Many times, it is simply because they may not realize how many things can be recycled.

To help your family learn how to recycle, it can be Read the rest of this entry »

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Adopting a Green Lifestyle from Head to Toe

By admin | December 28, 2012

An Eco-friendly lifestyle starts with your purchasing habits. And if you’ve got a passion for fashion like myself, your purchasing habits start with your clothing. The good news is, you don’t have to sacrifice your sartorial sensibilities for the sake of our environment. In fact, there’s so much Eco-friendly clothing out there, some of the hottest items you’ll find are also some of the easiest on the environment.

Eco-friendly hats are a good place to start. Whether you’re looking for a beanie, a fisherman hat, or even a baseball style cap, there’s tons of headwear out there made of products like recycled plastics and cashmere. Summer styles and winter warmers are easy to purchase with a just a quick Google search.

For the torso, organic t-shirts are available in nearly every mall across the country. Keep an eye out for shirts made of hemp and other earth-savvy, organic materials. Lots of these shirts are made by retailers around the area, too, so just one purchase can support the local economy, support the environment and support your wardrobe.

Your feet have some Eco-friendly options, too. Check out the selection available from brands like TOMS, for example. And if you’re kicking around the idea of an Eco-friendly home to complement your style, check out There you’ll find all the most in vogue green energy plans for your home or business. Not a bad deal if you want to stay green in more ways than one.

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Always Recycle Plastics, Cans, And Paper When Possible

By admin | June 8, 2012

In order to preserve our plant for those who are to come after us, it’s essential to recycle plastics, cans, and paper whenever possible. Not only do you want to you want to recycle, but you also want to reuse products whenever you can. Most cities offer a recycling pick up, which you will get a bin for. The cost of this bin is minimal, and sometimes you’ll even get a discount on your monthly trash bill for using the recycling program. Keeping this bin next to your garbage is a great way to Read the rest of this entry »

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Replace Old Light Bulbs With Energy Efficient Bulbs

By admin | June 6, 2012

Many people today are joining the movement to go green and create less waste and pollution in the environment. There are so many options for energy efficiency that it can be hard to know where to start. It is important to start because every little bit helps to improve the environment. One of the easiest ways to get into the green movement can be done without any major purchases and very little effort.

Though the light bulbs in the home are small they do take up Read the rest of this entry »

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Reduce Waste: Use Oilcloth Bags For Carrying Groceries

By admin | June 4, 2012

Paper or plastic? Well, if you’re out shopping today, the answer is neither!

Disposable grocery bags lead to an incredible amount of waste. The average person can use as many as 500 plastic bags per year, just in the course of normal shopping. And it takes these bags many years to decompose, adding to landfill waste and litter all over the planet. Think paper bags are the solution? Think again. Millions of trees are cut down each year in the United States alone to keep up with the demand for paper shopping bags.I Read the rest of this entry »

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Go Green: Switching To Energy Efficient Appliances

By | May 31, 2012

In today’s day and age it seems that everyone is deciding to go green. With the cost effectiveness and the benefits it has on the environment, it’s no wonder you’ve considered doing the same thing. Since everyone is getting on board with the green lifestyle, finding appliance and household products is not only easy, but it’s much more cost efficient than it used to be.

The best way to start the going green process is to invest in Read the rest of this entry »

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Changing Regular Appliances To Energy Efficient Appliances

By admin | May 27, 2012

One of the best ways to join the green movement and to save money in the home is to switch out the old appliances for energy efficient appliances. Not only are energy efficient appliances good for the environment but they are also easy on the wallet as well.

Choosing which appliances to switch to energy efficiency appliances is easy. Simply consider which appliances are used the most in the home. Because the appliances are used often it will end up Read the rest of this entry »

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