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Avoid a blizzard of bills this season with these energy efficiency tips

Avoid a blizzard of bills this season with these energy efficiency tips

Fall’s cooler temperatures are on their way, if you haven’t felt them already. And when you feel that first chill, your natural response is to reach for the thermostat. Many…

Americans have a big opportunity to improve their dishwasher regimen and save water

Americans have a big opportunity to improve their dishwasher regimen and save water

Nearly everyone (96 percent) wastes up to an hour each week pre-washing their dishes, according to a recent survey. But the reality is that the outdated ritual of pre-washing can…

The best protection for trees? You

The best protection for trees? You

Whether it’s a game of hide and seek in the woods, a walk in the park on a sunny day, or a moonlit night around a campfire – the memories…

With drought across the country, you can do your part to conserve water

With drought across the country, you can do your part to conserve water

When you turn on the water faucet in your kitchen, do you think about the water that goes down the drain without being used in any way? Or have you…

Getting the most out of farmers markets and seasonal produce

Getting the most out of farmers markets and seasonal produce

Warm weather months bring an abundance of fresh fruit and vegetables, and for those who enjoy buying local, farmers markets are popular destinations. Produce choices available at farmers markets are…

Natural cedar, a great material to help reduce your environmental footprint

Natural cedar, a great material to help reduce your environmental footprint

Everyone wants to go green, but because the movement has been around for many years, it’s hard for homeowners to get a firm grasp on what products will keep the…

Wholesome snacks for back to school

Wholesome snacks for back to school

The school year is here and with it, all of those hectic schedules. You may think the chaos of another school year means you’re too busy to provide your children…

Tips for reducing food and packaging waste in your kitchen

Tips for reducing food and packaging waste in your kitchen

Have you ever thought about how much food ends up being wasted? Expired yogurt cups, slimy salads, moldy leftovers – it all adds up. Experts estimate that more than 40…

Greener grilling: Good for you and for Mother Nature, too

Greener grilling: Good for you and for Mother Nature, too

You already know grilling is a healthful, flavorful and fun way to cook while enjoying the great outdoors. But did you know it can also be a “green” activity? By…

Create a more natural summer with safe, effective household cleaning tips

Create a more natural summer with safe, effective household cleaning tips

Sunscreen, bug spray, pool chlorine – some chemicals seem unavoidable when summer arrives but the season should be a celebration of Mother Nature. You can give your family a healthier…

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