Lifestyle Eco-Tips


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Current Eco-Tip: 

Anti-Bacterial Soaps

Past Monthly Eco-Tips (PDFs): 

Energy & Water Use:

Air Conditioning Hot Water
Conserve Water Insulate Your Home
Coldwater Washing LED Lighting
Energy-Efficient Remodeling Our Carbon Footprint
Energy Efficient Windows Outdoor Lighting
Gray Water Seal Air Leaks
Heating Your Home Solar Power
Home Certification Systems Standby Power
Home Energy Assessment Weatherizing Your Home
   Wood Stoves & Fireplaces

Food & Cooking:

Avoiding Antibiotics in Meat Food: Too Good to Waste
Buying Locally Grown Food Food Preservation
Choose Organic Food Genetically Modified Foods
Coffee with a Conscience Moving Toward a Plant-Based Diet
Cooking from Scratch Nonstick Cookware
Eating Fish Responsibly Summer Grilling
Eating Responsibly: Meat, Milk, and Eggs Waste-Free Lunches
Eating Shrimp  

Holidays, Celebrations & Entertaining:

Parties and Celebrations Holiday Trees and Lights
Fresh Cut Flowers Waste-Free Holiday
Gift Giving Yellow Jackets
Green Weddings & Celebrations Zero Waste Events
Holiday Packaging  Disposable Cups, Plates, & Utensils

Household & Personal Care:

Antibacterial Soaps Fruit Flies & Pantry Moths
Ants in Your Home Home Appliances
Certified Wood Products Keeping Mosquitoes & Ticks at Bay
Cleaning Towels, Linens, and Apparel Kitty Litter & Dog Poop
Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs Natural Burial
Consumer Electronics Organic Cotton
Copy Paper Paint & Wood Preservatives
Controlling Fleas Naturally Personal Care Products
Dogs & Cats: Considering Their Impact Safe Dry Cleaning
Don't Flush It! Safe Household Cleaners
Eco-Friendly Moving Sun & Screen
Flame Retardants  

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle:

Batteries Paper Towels & Napkins
Being Resourceful Parties and Celebrations
Beyond Curbside Recycling Plastic Bags
Bottled Water Plastic-Free Living
Cell Phones Recycling Plastics
Commercial Compost

Reduce Excess Packaging

Disposable Clothing Share, Borrow, & Buy Used
Donate & Sell Household Items Stryrofoam
Junk Mail Swapping & Sharing


Car Sharing Long Distance Travel
Driving Less  

Yard & Garden: 

Greener Yard Maintenance Organic Gardening
Home Composting: Yard Debris & Food Pesticide-Free Yards
Leaf Blowers Plant a Fruit Tree
Naturescaping to Attract Wildlife Plant a Garden