Green Clean Your Dishwasher

March 24, 2009

Filed under: Home, TipsI have an older dishwasher and I am fighting a battle to keep it running in good condition until I can go buy a nice, eco-friendly, energy efficient model. whether you are on a quest for sparkling dishes too, some of these tips might be helpful. First, we considered having a r…

Use Plastic Bottles to Water Plants

March 21, 2009

Filed under: Home, TipsIf you end up with plastic bottles at home or at the office, save some up for these self-moving plant watering bottles. I am always looking for a way to keep the garden watered with limited instance spent on my behalf, and, a way to form certain the garden has plenty of water …

Campbell’s Soup Giving Away Tomato Seeds

March 19, 2009

Filed under: Food, TipsIf you have a can of Campbell’s Soup in your pantry, you could get a packet of free tomato seeds. The program, called Help Grow Your Soup is offering a limited number of seed packets in exchange for the cipher on the bottom of a soup can. The program lasts until June 21 or whe…

How to be Green at Work

March 19, 2009

Filed under: Tipshowcast_player = ‘2436′;You’re probably pretty green at home, but it might seem impossible to prepare your work environment any greener than it is. After all, unless you’re the boss, there’s not much you can control, right?Actually, that very cute video on “General Green Living — G…

Tip of the Day: Don’t Rinse

March 18, 2009

Filed under: Tips, Tip of the DayDon’t rinse.If you have a dishwasher you’re probably somewhat annoyed considering half the day you practically have to wash the dishes before you wash the dishes. That might not be unavoidable in some cases of super stuck on yuckiness, but do you really have to rinse…

The Suit That Lowers Your Heating Bill - Selk Bag

March 12, 2009

Filed under: Fashion, Home, TipsWhen it comes to maximizing your home’s efficiency in the winter, most tipsters will tell you to buy a wood pellet stove, or beef up your insulation. Not me, I say sacrifice any sense of personal style or fashion and put on a jumpsuit made out of sleeping bags. The Se…

I Don’t Recycle

March 10, 2009

Filed under: Local, TipsYesterday I wrote about a problem my hometown of New Orleans and its extreme lack of recycling options. For a while I dutifully paid $15 a month for curbside pickup of all paper goods, plastics one through seven, glass and metals. that was working fine until I got an mail one…

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