Home Depot’s motto states : ” You can do it, we can help”. In keeping with that philosophy, the company’s 1,973 locations are offering free recycling of compact florescent light bulbs. These lights are far more energy efficient than their standard counterparts, but do contain trace amounts of mercury, which causes disposal risks. Home Depot estimates […]
Bag not bottle. Obviously the best answer to “Paper or Plastic” is “Cloth”. To add to the benefits, Ralphs deducts 15 cents from your bill for the first bag and 5 cents for each additional bag. Trader Joe’s puts your name into a raffle drawing each time you BYOB. It all adds up!
Let’s face it: we’re hooked on gasoline. However environmentally conscious we wish to be, we have to live in the real world that has evolved to make us dependent. We need to move away from this dependence, but it’s not something that happens overnight. What can we do in the meantime?
Get together with other people […]
It’s difficult to be as dedicated as Ed Begley, Jr. - we are certainly not in that category either (yet). But, while chatting with our neighbor Scott about our solar installation and the possibility of him adding wind power to his home, he made a comment that we think is worth sharing. He said that […]
The UPS driver that delivers to our office is a great guy in general, but really impressed us with one of his activities. By the very nature of providing a delivery service, he drives past many office complex dumpsters and sees a lot of useable materials left to go to landfills. Among these items are […]
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