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Reuse Take-Out Containers
Reuse take-out containers for taking food to parties, potlucks and more.
Avoid Lead Poisoning from Dinnerware
Stay safe from lead poisoning by getting on-site testing of your home down, and beware of lead in dinnerware.
Rediscover the Joys of Walking
Reduce your carbon footprint by walking when you can; it's the greenest form of transportation, as well as good exercise.
Cut Out Plastic Wrap
Skip Saran Wrap and other plastic wraps, and use reusable plastics instead for saving food.
Save Flower Seeds
Saving seeds from such flowers as marigolds and sunflowers is easy, and will save you money. Get started gardening with these easy instructions.
Switch From Paper to Cotton Air Filters for Vehicles
Switch from paper to cotton air filters for your vehicle. You'll reduce waste and boost gas mileage.
Check Out Ecoeconomics.org
Check out www.ecoeconomics.org and join the fight against global warming by earning rewards online.
Switching to Green Cleaners?
Switching to green cleaners? Donate your old conventional cleaning products to those in need.
Trade Bug Spray for Vitamin B
Try vitamin b for a natural insect repellent. Avoid toxic bug sprays.
Save Energy With Tankless Water Heaters
Save energy and money with a tankless water heaters. Energy conservation at home is easy with tankless hot water heaters.
Support Zero Pollution Motors' Air Cars
Air cars from Zero Pollution Motors should be coming to America soon, so give them support.
How Can Used Appliances Be Recycled?
How can small appliances be recycled, instead of tossed in the landfill?
5 Tips to Tighten Up Your Home's Envelope
Seal off drafts and tighten your home's envelope, and save energy.
The Family That Stays Together Saves Together
Reduce the number of rooms your family is using at any given time, and save energy and money.
Turn Off Unused Appliances and Electronics
Save energy and money by unplugging unused appliances and electronics. Surge protectors also make it easy.
10 Easy Ways to Reduce Food Waste
Try these easy tips to reduce food waste, and save money and resources.
Block the Sun with a Straw Hat
Reduce sun damage and keep cool by wearing a straw hat.
Do As the Germans Do
We can learn a lot from the Germans, who have many techniques to master energy efficiency and water conservation.
Easily Boost Attic Insulation and Save Energy
Save energy by using the Energy Guardian to boost insulation in your attic.
Find Biodegradable Trash Bags for a Good Price
Biodegradable trash bags are better for the environment than regular plastic garbage bags. Here's a tip to find them for a cheaper price.
Drink Local Spring Water
Some towns have free springs nearby; take advantage of this source of fresh, healthy drinking water.
Try a Natural Deodorant and Antiperspirant Alternative
Instead of chemical deodorants and antiperspirants, try these natural alternatives.
Share Spare Water with Pets and Plants
Save excess water for use for plants or pets.
Set Your Own Style with Reusable Bags
You don't have to buy new reusable bags to take advantage of convenience, helping the planet and saving resources. Rock your own style.
Use This Tip to Buy Less Gas
Tired of getting screwed by big oil? Here's a tip for buying less gas.
Put a Timer on Your Hot Water Heater
An electric timer can be placed on a hot water heater to save energy.
Go to Bed Earlier
If you go to bed a bit earlier, you will save energy.
Apply Liquid Organic Fertilizers
Apply organic liquid fertilizers to gardens, lawns, flowers and more. It's more effective and saves resources.
Use Draft Printing Mode
Save ink by printing in draft mode. Also save paper by printing two sides.
Make Your Own Organic Bath Products
Make your own organic bath products, shampoo and conditioner. It's fun for the whole family.
Turn Off the Shower...
Turn off the shower while shaving, brushing your teeth, using shampoo and so on. Smart water conservation also saves you money.
Turn the Sunday Comics into Gift Wrap
Reuse comics from the newspaper for gift wrap, and save paper and money.
Reuse Clothes Hangers
Reuse clothes hangers instead of throwing them away. Leave hangers with stores and donate unneeded ones to thrift shops.
Check out Green Consumer Reviews on Buzzillions.com
Check out all the reviews of products on buzzillions.com, which has launched a section for green produts.
Find Gently Used Baby Supplies
Parents can get thrifty by checking out freepeats.org for gently used maternity and baby supplies.
Cook Your Food with Residual Heat
When cooking such foods as rice and pasta or potatoes, try this simple technique to take advantage of residual heat. You'll save energy in the kitchen!
Do a Two-Gallon Car Wash
Saving water is easy if you wash your car with only two gallons. Here's how.
Only Brew Half a Pot of Coffee
If you're not sure if others are going to drink coffee, brew only enough for yourself. You'll save energy, water and coffee.
Filter Your Own Tap Water
Since most North American tap water is very high quality, reduce waste and filter your own tap water instead of buying bottled water. It should take out the bad-tasting chlorine.
Encourage Schools to Fundraise with CFLs
Instead of having your kids sell candy, wrapping paper and the like at their school, why not have them sell CFLs for fundraising? Check out Myschoollights.com.
Become a Citizen Scientist on Global Warming
Anyone can become a citizen scientist and help monitor global warming. The new website budburst.org makes it easy to participate.
DIY Hard Water Spot Remover
Have hard water spots in your kitchen? Getting rid of them is easy with this diy green cleaning formula.
Reuse Cereal Bags
The bags that line cereal boxes can be readily reused for many things around the house. They don't even need to be washed; just shake out the crumbs!
Skip Your Dishwasher's Dry Cycle
Save energy by skipping your dishwasher's dry cycle. You really don't need it, and you'll save money too.
Get a Beefy Reusable Shopping Bag
Sometimes those reusable cloth shopping bags won't cut it, and you need something beefier.
Put a Plastic Bottle in Your Toilet
Saving water in the bathroom is easy with these simple tips. Painless, money-saving water conservation.
Donate Unused Art Supplies to Teachers
Donate fragments of art supplies, or just unneeded materials, to elementary school teachers, who can recycle them by using them as teaching aids. You'll reduce waste and promote education and easy reuse.
Repurpose Your Child's School Papers
The best form of paper recycling is to reuse paper: try repurposing your child's school work.
Gear Up for Green Babies
Find eco-friendly green parenting supplies at newbornmom.com.
Handle Broken CFLs With Care
CFLs (compact fluorescent light bulbs) pack great energy efficiency, but they do contain some toxic mercury. Be careful when they break, and take them to a hazardous waste facility.