There are several things you can do to cut back on the energy you use when cooking. When boiling water put a lid on the pot and it will boil faster. Once it is… Continue reading
Running the tap while waiting for the water to heat up is an unnecessary waste. Instead of letting this run down the drain, catch it in a pitcher or pot… Continue reading
Compost your kitchen waste.
Composting your fruits and vegetables is an excellent way to cut down on the amount of garbage going in to our landfill sites, and provides nutrient rich soil that you can use in your garden. Some… Continue reading
Pack lunches in reusable containers.
The amount of packaging used for food nowadays is staggering. Help reduce it how you can by opting for reusable containers when packing lunches. There are lots of options available in a variety of different… Continue reading
Since the simple act of house cleaning is such a basic and frequent activity, using eco-friendly products and equipment can make an immediate and positive impact on the environment. Not only will you be contributing to greening the planet, but… Continue reading
Most cities have farmer’s markets where you can purchase produce, meats, breads and baked goods from local vendors. Not only are you supporting your local economy, but these are usually fresher and healthier options.… Continue reading
You can still make a big impact on reducing carbon emissions if you only use 20 percent biodiesel. Mixing biodiesel with regular diesel fuel in a 20 to 80 ratio is a good option for… Continue reading
Of course, this will only work if you own a car with a diesel engine. But if you do, switching to 100 percent biodiesel fuel will cut your carbon dioxide emissions by more than 75… Continue reading
Instead of running out every time you think of something you need, plan ahead and make just one trip. Not only will you use less gas, but you’ll also free up more of your time… Continue reading