Online bill pay can save trees and fuel consumption!

Using online bill pay not only saves trees, it reduces the fuel consumption needed to transport all those paper checks. According to Javelin Strategy & Research, if every home in the U.S. viewed and paid their bills online, we would cut 1.6 billion tons of solid waste per year and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2.1 million tons annually – log on now!

Green Cooking Tip

Green Cooking Tip: Microwaves use the least amount of energy for cooking. Slow cookers and toaster ovens are also great options for greener cooking versus your traditional stove and oven.


Re-purpose items for crafty projects!

Per, re-purposing items can be economical and eco-friendly. Egg cartons make great paint wells for art projects, work well as seed starters, or can be used as treasure boxes or many other crafty projects.


Bath vs. Shower? You may know the answer.

The California Energy Commission estimates that taking a bath uses 30-50 gallons of water. An average shower, of just four minutes (even with an old shower head), uses just 20 gallons. In order to conserve one of our most precious resources, install a low-flow shower-head which uses just 10 gallons – a whopping 50% reduction in water consumption!