Lifestyle Eco-Tips 


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Current Eco-Tip

Toilet Paper and Facial Tissue

Past Monthly Eco-Tips (PDFs): 

Energy & Water Use:

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

Food & Cooking:

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

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

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

Reducing Packaging Waste

Copy Paper Share, Borrow, & Buy Used
Disposable Clothing Styrofoam
Donating and Selling Household Items Swapping & Sharing
Junk Mail  


Car Sharing Long Distance Travel
Driving Less  

Yard & Garden: 

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