Electricity Usage

Nearly half of the energy used in the United States is from home and commercial buildings. Imagine what a difference it would make to decreasing global warming if all of these buildings were using renewable energy! You can do your part in this by employing some of the practices listed below. Its easy! Green Energy […]

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Pesticides, Herbicides, Fertilizers – yikes!

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has calculated we have about 60 years of harvests left due to serious degradation of our soils. This has happened due to over tilling and the use of herbicides, like RoundUp and other crop desiccants, and also manmade fertilizers and pesticides. These chemicals poison both the soil and […]

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Short Drives, Long Drives

There are so many options when it comes to getting from one place to another. It often depends on the distance. Here are a few tips! Drive Less – Plan your week ahead of time to combine trips. This will also save you time! Use Public Transportation – Invest a little time to see what […]

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Electronics

Manufacturers design most of our products to have a planned obsolescence. This way, we have to replace them and we keep the manufacturers in business. Unfortunately, with 7.5 billion people on the planet this amounts to tons of waste every year. Repair It -Repair the item instead of throwing it away and buying a new one. Recycle […]

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Stop Junk Mail & Catalogs

Junk mail is annoying. It takes time to sort through what is important and what is junk and so often it has your personal information on it so you’re not comfortable tossing it in the recycle bin. So, stop it altogether! This great site can help you do that: http://www.ecocycle.org/junkmail They have links to stop […]

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