Green-tip

Cut Costs and Green Your Office

  If you are reading this, you likely have made some personal choices to be more sustainable at home. But when one third of our lives is spent at work, it’s more important than ever to employ green habits in the workplace. By reducing energy and waste you can also save money and cut costs Read More »

Green Tip: Doing Laundry Sustainably

The summer heat means more sweat, and by extension more loads of laundry to do. However there a variety of practices other than re-wearing your sweaty gym clothes that can make your laundry practices more sustainable. Wash with Cold Water Studies show that 75% of the total energy-use and carbon emissions associated with your laundry Read More »

Green Tip: Choosing Eco-Friendly Sunscreen

Sunscreen and summer go together hand in hand. Sunscreen is essential for protecting our skin from the sun’s harmful, cancer causing UV rays. But did you know that some of the sunscreens you use to protect your skin may actually be doing damage to your body? As if that’s not bad enough, many popular sunscreens Read More »

Green Tip: Choosing the “Greenest” Milk Alternative

Choosing the most environmentally-friendly foods can be challenging, especially when it comes to dairy and dairy-alternatives. Almond milk, in particular, has been hailed by environmentalists as a great substitute for traditional dairy milk- but is it really the “greenest”? Water-Intensity Almond milk is extremely water-intensive, using an estimated 23 gallons of water for the production Read More »

Green Tip: Save energy in your home while you’re on vacation

It’s almost summer and we all know what that means: summer vacation! To help you save some energy and money when you leave town, we have a few items  to add to your travel checklist. Before you leave for your long weekend or vacation, it’s important that you rid your home of phantoms. Though you Read More »