Lifestyle Eco-Tips


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Current Eco-Tip:  Organic Gardening [PDF]

Past Monthly Eco-Tips (PDFs):

Energy & Water Use:

Air Conditioning Our Carbon Footprint
Conserve Water Outdoor Lighting
Coldwater Washing Seal Air Leaks
Energy Efficient Windows Solar Power
Gray Water Standby Power
Home Energy Audit Weatherizing Your Home
Hot Water Wood Stoves & Fireplaces
Insulate Your Home  

Food & Cooking:

Buying Locally Grown Food Food: Too Good to Waste
Choose Organic Food Food Preservation
Coffee with a Conscience Genetically Modified Foods
Eating Fish Responsibly Moving to a Plant-Based Diet
Eating Shrimp Nonstick Cookware

Holidays, Celebrations & Entertaining:

Disposable Cups, Plates, & Utensils Green Weddings & Celebrations
Fresh Cut Flowers Waste-Free Holiday

Household & Personal Care:

Antibacterial Soaps Flame Retardants
Ants in Your Home Home Appliances
Certified Wood Products Kitty Litter & Dog Poop
Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs Organic Cotton
Consumer Electronics Paint & Wood Preservatives
Copy Paper Personal Care Products
Controlling Fleas Naturally Safe Dry Cleaning
Eco-Friendly Moving Safe Household Cleaners

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle:

Batteries Plastic Bags
Being Resourceful Recycling Plastics
Beyond Curbside Recycling Reduce Excess Packaging
Bottled Water Share, Borrow, & Buy Used
Disposable Clothing Stryrofoam
Donate & Sell Household Items Swapping & Sharing
Junk Mail  


Car Sharing Lower Carbon Vacations
Computers & Cars Long Distance Travel
Driving Less  


Greener Yard Maintenance Naturescaping to Attract Wildlife
Home Composting Organic Gardening
Leaf Blowers Plant a Garden
Fact Sheets (PDFs):