Browsing articles tagged with " green ideas"
Jul
12
2011

Going Green and Saving Money

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It’s widely believed that going green can cost you money. That’s simply not true. Green living actually saves you money. Who couldn’t use some extra cash in their pocket? Let’s list some of the ways that you can go green and save money. Household: Lowering your thermostat in the winter and raising it in the summer saves you money on energy bills. It also saves energy use. Using cold water to wash clothing gets your [...]

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Jul
6
2011

Dos and Don’ts For a Green Summer

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Now that summer is officially here, you want to stay outside all the time. Or perhaps I’m confusing you with me. I love the summertime; I’d spend all my time in the fresh air if it were possible. Until, of course, the summer heat drove me either into the pool or under the air conditioning. I’ve been thinking hard lately about how to green my summer and I wanted to share these tips with you. [...]

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Jun
24
2011

Green Summer Parties

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It’s summer time and you know you’re going to want to have a party one of these hot summer days. Whether it’s a barbecue or a picnic, there are ways you can make your summer party greener. Don’t use charcoal. Switch to a gas grill. You’re going to release much less carbon dioxide into the air, and the lighter fluid you use with charcoal is toxic. Fast lighting charcoal is soaked in cancer causing chemicals [...]

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