Reduced holiday gas consumption!

According to Use Less Stuff, if each family reduced their holiday gas consumption by just one gallon (approximately 20 miles), we would reduce greenhouse gas emissions by one million tons!

Recycle your plastic Ziploc sandwich and freezer bags!

Now you can recycle your plastic Ziploc sandwich and freezer bags. Per, you can take them to your local grocery store or supermarket and add them to their plastic shopping bag bins. Of course you can wash and reuse them a few times before you need to recycle them to be even more eco-friendly.

No Mow Lawn!

If replacing your lawn just isn’t possible – you can still reduce the amount of water and mowing it requires – check out Their seed can be used on existing lawns and can (over the course of a few years) significantly reduce water usage and frequent mowing. There are also several varieties of native sod available that look and feel like a “regular” lawn but only use ½ the amount of water and can be mowed substantially less frequently. Native Bent Grass is a great one!

DIY Drain opener

You can make your own drain opener by pouring half a cup each of baking soda and vinegar into the drain. Let stand for 30 minutes and then flush with boiling water.