Published in “March 2010”

2010 Earth Day Houston Festival

On April 3rd, Houston will hold its second annual Earth Day Festival at Discovery Green. The free event will start off with the Earth Day Houston 5K and will be followed by a day-long celebration to promote sustainable living and educating Houstonians about the importance of [...]

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Moving boxes

Move Season: D.I.Y or Hire a Mover?

Preparing to move is no easy task. As we move toward the first of April and the onset of Spring, move season is becoming an all-too-quick reality for many of us. The biggest hurdle you'll face right off the bat is whether to go it alone or go through the often scary and fina [...]

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Toronto before and after Earth Hour

Earth Hour

This Saturday, hundreds of millions of people will turn off the lights in their homes to bring attention to climate change. At 8:30pm local time, people are asked to flip their lights off for an hour. The movement symbolizes that by working together, each of us can make a po [...]

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Green Cleaning

Perhaps the green alternative to the original cleaning products might hurt us financially, there is good news people! DIY or make it yourself. There are certain household items that make superb cleaners. I found a site that mentions a couple of these items and then offers a [...]

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Always Read the Fine Print: Comparing Bounce Rewards with Reliant Energy

Our family has been a happy Bounce Energy customer since their inception (in fact we were the 2nd customer to sign up!).  We have always enjoyed reliable service, great customer service, and several perks from the customer rewards program. Needless to say, we are very loyal [...]

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Switch to Green Energy for Earth Day 2010

Everyone’s Green in April

In honor of the 40th anniversary of Earth Day (April 22nd), Bounce Energy is making all new and existing customer's energy usage green for their April bills. There's no additional cost to customers and there's no commitment or action needed for existing customers. If you're [...]

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Happy St. Patrick's Day from Bounce Energy

Happy St. Patty’s

Just an FYI, be on the lookout for our "green" campaign later this week (in honor of the upcoming 40th anniversary of Earth Day). [...]

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Green Plants for Green Living

In a major décor search for my new apartment I have run across tons of ideas. One of the most interesting and probably simplest ideas is to buy green plants! Not only does this bring a nature-friendly look to your home but it can also avoid possible cold symptoms, something [...]

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March and Your Texas Electricity Bill

Winter has been colder in Texas this year on average. February temperatures averaged 4 degrees lower than normal with morning lows in the 30's or colder. Dallas/Ft. Worth was hit by a massive snow storm. Houston and Galveston recorded the 5th coldest February on record. S [...]

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Low-Income Assistance Programs from the PUCT

The Public Utility Commission of Texas provides specific assistance to families and individuals in need who are having trouble paying their electric bills. While federal aid is available for Texans in need of income assistance, their are certain particulars and guidelines [...]

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