Published in “April 2010”

Summer Green Tips

Take advantage of the sunny weather and make a trip out to your local park to engage in some environmentally friendly activities. You can also check out any specials available for admission to the zoo, play some volleyball at the beach or even catch a baseball game. Buy [...]

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5 Tips to Be Green in the Office

Below you will find several tips on how to greenify your workplace: For most of us, the main tool in our working day is our computer. It is important to remember to change your energy settings to the shut down mode when you are done for the day. If you have a power strip [...]

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Entertaining and Eco-friendly Toys

With so many toys out there for young children, I wanted to find some that are entertaining yet not harmful to Mother Earth.  After looking around, I found some top "green" toys that are fun, safe and educational too. Toddler age Stacking Tree - This colorful toy is [...]

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Express Move 4: The Perfect Electricity Plan for Movers

Getting ready to move? Well, choosing an electricity company, especially in Texas, can certainly be a bit of a crap shoot. With the summer months approaching, it's an even safer bet that rising energy prices can make cooling your home an equally stressful process. Whether [...]

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Compost pile

Green Guide to Creating Your Own Composting Pile

The secret to composting success? According to the EPA's Create Your Own Compost Pile, it's three basic ingredients that will put you on the right path to converting organic waste in your household to reusable compost. 1. Browns— i.e. Dead leaves, branches , twigs 2. G [...]

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Eco-friendly Do-it-Yourself Toys

Nothing helps to pass time and keep kids entertained like craft time! And in honor of Earth Day, I thought it would be fun to provide a few do-it-yourself crafts that are earth friendly and easy to make from items around the house. Recycled Earth Crayons Ages: 2 to 8 ye [...]

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Get Some Green When You Go Green

With more and more businesses going green these days, I found one in particular that is taking it to a whole new level. This company is called RecycleBank, and just like its name sounds, they reward their customers for recycling. RecycleBank started back in 2005 with the [...]

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Happy Earth Day | Last Day to Take Advantage of our Earth Day Promotions

Happy Earth Day everyone. Just a quick reminder that today is the last day to take advantage of our Earth Day promotions. Here's a quick summary... First, if you sign up for our 100% renewable energy Blue Sky Fixed 6 plan, you'll get an instant $25 bill credit. This [...]

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Green office

Top 3 Eco-Friendly Office Buys

Think green ... and please ignore the giant ape sitting at your desk (no relation to this blog, just felt right ok?) Sticking with the green motif leading up to Earth Day 2010, I've perused the great WWW for some hot green buys that'll make your office space a more eco-fr [...]

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In Preparation for Earth Day…

Spring is in full bloom (for most of us) and Earth Day is around the corner. In researching some tips on how to make my home more “green”, I ran across an article that pinpoints some easy and simple solutions. According to Earthshare.org, everyone can help out in this [...]

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