Recycled Building Materials Help You Get Green from the Ground Up

June 6, 2013

Everyone is familiar with using recycled products around the house, and many people make it their goal to use as many of these green choices as possible. But you shouldn’t ignore the house itself. Next time you are building or doing a renovation project, take a look for recycled building materials when you start planning. [...]

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Printer Cartridge Recycling Programs that Won’t Cost You a Cent

June 4, 2013

You already use recycled paper in your home office, and you also make sure that all the paper you use goes right back into the blue box. But are you also recycling the other supplies that your printer uses. That is, are you doing any printer cartridge recycling? Just because your local recycling program doesn’t [...]

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Beat the Heat with the Most Energy Efficient Air Conditioners for 2013

June 3, 2013

Heating and cooling your home accounts for about half of your energy bill- up to $1000 a year!  If your HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) unit is more than twelve years old, replacing the A/C with one of the most energy efficient air conditioners for 2013 could save you up to 30% on your [...]

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Five Most Energy Efficient Dishwashers for 2013

May 31, 2013

You may believe that the most energy efficient dishwasher is two hands and a sponge.  Unlike  a lot of other chores that are best done manually, like line drying your clothes, dishwashing is actually better done by an Energy Star qualified dishwasher. In fact, using a high efficiency dishwasher can save your household 5,000 gallons of [...]

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Get a Better Night’s Sleep with an Organic Mattress Pad

May 30, 2013

We often think about kitchens and bathrooms when it comes to organic products, and yet it’s the bedroom where we really spend the most of our time. To be even more specific, it’s the bed that you should be focusing on. People spend about one third of their day asleep (roughly 8 hours out of [...]

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