10 Easy Ways to Repurpose and Reuse Common Household Items

From refurbishing old furniture to ditching plastic straws, there are plenty of environmental hacks people have been adopting. But so far, it’s not enough—the average person still creates almost five pounds of garbage each day. So in a year, that amounts to over 1,600 pounds of waste per person. This [...]

2021-11-15T13:16:26-05:00November 15th, 2021|

How to Have a Green Thanksgiving: Plastic-Free Holiday Tips

Thanksgiving is all about showing gratitude for life, family, and friendships—and why shouldn’t that thanks extend to Mother Earth? An environmentally friendly Thanksgiving is the ultimate way to give thanks. But unfortunately, avoiding household waste takes more than swapping out cellophane-wrapped veggies for reusable canvas totes. If you’re stumped at [...]

2021-11-15T13:13:05-05:00November 15th, 2021|

How to Recycle Water for More Sustainable Living

Water is a priceless, limited natural resource that many people unconsciously (or sometimes consciously) waste every day. Thankfully, there are plenty of ways you can save water and cut down on wastage.    But if you’re interested in taking your conservation efforts to the next level, you’ll benefit from knowing how [...]

2021-10-01T13:21:38-04:00October 6th, 2021|

What You Should Know About Solar Energy

Increased preference for clean, renewable energy sources is more than a trend; it is vital for the long-term health and sustainability of the ecosystem. Solar energy is a feasible alternative. But many people still wonder, “What is solar energy?” Here is a quick tutorial to help you understand. What Is [...]

2021-09-21T18:54:50-04:00September 21st, 2021|

How to Recycle Electronic Waste

In the modern world that we live in today, we’re all highly dependent on our devices – our cell phones, computers, tablets, televisions, and so on. Considering the number of toxic substances and heavy metals (such as lead, cadmium, and mercury) found in the majority of our beloved gadgets, recycling electronics isn’t [...]

2021-09-15T01:22:54-04:00August 25th, 2021|

HVAC Maintenance Checklist

HVAC systems are vital to keeping indoor temperatures comfortable. But just like any other mechanical equipment, they need routine maintenance to keep them in good condition and working efficiently. Let’s take a look at some essential tasks that you should have on your HVAC maintenance checklist.  Things to Do in [...]

2021-07-27T13:22:49-04:00August 4th, 2021|

Why Is Water Conservation Important and How Can I Save?

If you’re looking at a photo of Earth from outer space, you might notice how much water our planet contains. In fact, 71% of the Earth is covered in water, and while that is quite a large sum, something that we need to take into consideration is that roughly 97% [...]

2021-07-07T10:57:58-04:00July 28th, 2021|

What Is Considered an Energy-Efficient HVAC?

Many homes rely on an HVAC system to maintain comfortable temperatures indoors. But with heating and cooling accounting for as much as half of a household’s total energy expenses, an energy-efficient HVAC system could be very beneficial in the long run.  Furthermore, the energy supply in most homes is produced [...]

2021-07-23T11:35:35-04:00July 7th, 2021|

What are Energy Efficient Appliances? [Are They Worth It?]

What Makes an Appliance "Energy Efficient"? In today’s age, we are all quite familiar with the very real and devastating impact of climate change, and it has become exceedingly important for all of us to be a little more mindful about our actions. If you’re anything like us, you’re constantly [...]

2021-06-30T14:15:43-04:00June 30th, 2021|

How to Avoid Scams Involving Energy Companies

Energy scams are a growing problem across the country. Shady “sales representatives” are using clever manipulation tactics to gain access to your personal information or make changes to your current energy plan, sometimes without your knowledge. Fortunately, you can avoid frauds and scams by learning how to identify false claims [...]

2021-11-10T11:23:21-05:00June 25th, 2021|
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