Green Tip of the Day

Green Tip of the Day

Climate Change and Drunken Trees Not only are the polar ice caps melting, so is the once permanently frozen land across the top of our planet (permafrost).  As the permafrost melts, which is unusual in itself, it causes soil erosion, causing the ground to buckle and sink, often in pools ...
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Green Tip of the Day

Green Tip of the Day

Reusable Bag Fundraiser If you are part of a church group or other organization that needs to raise funds for a special project, consider a “reusable bag” drive or any of the following: 1)     Host a community rummage (or garage) sale and give out (or sell) reusable bags for each ...
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Green Tip of the Day

Green Tip of the Day

Assist Migratory Birds The 4th of July kicked off summer 2014 and billions of birds in North America are raising their young and preparing for migration.  The nation’s 45 million birdwatchers can help the birds with those life-sustaining tasks. During the next 3 months, as many as half of the migrating ...
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Green Tip of the Day

Green Tip of the Day

Improve the Outdoors We all know it’s environmentally helpful to plant a tree.  If you plant a deciduous (leafy) tree that loses its leaves in the fall on the south side of your home, the sunlight will help warm your house in winter and shade your home during summer.  Trees ...
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Green Tip of the Day

Green Tip of the Day

Global Eco-Conscious Trends By 2020, Europe has committed to reducing energy consumption by 20% and greenhouse gas emissions by 20-30% below 1990 levels.  In contrast, regulatory support for sustainability initiatives is lacking in U.S. However, several states have now implemented Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS), requiring that utilities obtain a certain ...
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Green Tip of the Day

Green Tip of the Day

Plan a “Green” Date Date night can become repetitive and expensive.  The next time you plan a date with your partner, try one of these ideas that do not require a lot of money, nor prep time: Plan a meal by first visiting the local Farmers Market with your loved ...
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Green Tip of the Day

Green Tip of the Day

Eco-Tips for Summer Lawns Lawns are the largest U.S. crop which, of course, is worthless as such.  If you have to maintain a lawn and already have a sprinkler system, switch the heads over to “Rotary Nozzles.”  These will create an even water flow and eliminate misting/fogging which allows for ...
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Green Tip of the Day

Green Tip of the Day

Eat Less Meat Eating animals that are raised on large farms known as feedlots or (Animal Feeding Operations), is not only cruel, it is unhealthy and extremely damaging to the environment.  The growing scale of AFO’s has contributed to negative impacts on both human health and the environment.  Pollution associated ...
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Green Tip of the Day

Green Tip of the Day

Cut Down Water Waste Ban all drips!  If you have a dripping or leaky faucet in your house, replace the washer inside it.  If you stop a faucet from leaking one drop each second, you can save 2,700 gallons (10,220 liters) of water per year.
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Green Tip of the Day

Green Tip of the Day

Use Yoga to De-Stress Yoga doesn’t just improve flexibility, it can lower stress levels, create stronger bones, reduce anxiety, improve balance and, possibly even brain function!
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