Switch your toilet paper and help save 400k trees per year!

According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, if every household in the United States replaced just one roll of virgin-fiber toilet paper with a roll made from 100% recycled paper, we would save over 400K trees per year!

 

Green Cooking Tip

Green cooking tip: Microwaves use the least amount of energy for cooking. Slow cookers and toaster ovens are also great options for greener cooking versus your traditional stove and oven.

 

Repurpose items for crafty projects!

Per simplemom.net, repurposing items can be economical and eco-friendly. Egg cartons make great paint wells for art projects, work well as seed starters, or can be used as treasure boxes or many other crafty projects.

 

Bath vs. Shower? You may know the answer.

The California Energy Commission estimates that taking a bath uses 30-50 gallons of water. An average shower, of just four minutes (even with an old shower head), uses just 20 gallons. In order to conserve one of our most precious resources, install a low-flow showerhead which uses just 10 gallons – a whopping 50% reduction in water consumption!

 

Save on Water Bill by installing Smart Irrigation Controller

Per planetgreen.discovery.com installing a “smart irrigation controller” and outdoor moisture sensors in your yard can save up to 92% on your outdoor watering costs. Sensors placed in the driest part of the yard will detect when an acceptable amount of moisture has been delivered and tell the sprinkler system to shut off. Most cities offer rebates on these devices.