Lifestyle Eco-Tips


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Current Eco-Tip: 

Reduce Waste and Pollution from Plastic Bags

Past Monthly Eco-Tips (PDFs):

Energy & Water Use:

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

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
Giving Gifts 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
Computers & Cars  
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