Green-tips

Eco-Friendly Air Conditioning Alternatives

Air conditioners place immense pressure on the electricity grid during peak periods of demand and are a big contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. They’re especially a problem in big cities like New York, where research has proven that air conditioners actually make the city hotter by discharging heat right back into the air. A website Read More »

A few easy ways to grow your own spices and vegetables

Entire vegetables and spice collections can be grown in your own home with little effort or waste. Just once sampling of the following plants can provide you sustainable supply indefinitely. Basil A four inch stem cutting of basil can easily grow entire new basil plants. Place a non-flowering, four inch segment of basil stem in Read More »

Green Tip: Save Water!

In November 2016 the New York Department of Environmental Conservation announced that New York is facing a statewide drought. As of March 2017, a drought watch is still in effect around most of the state. New York residents are advised to monitor their water usage, so here are some tips to reduce your water usage, Read More »

Green Tips to Reduce Household Waste

Many people do not realize the amount of waste created through their daily activities. Things like one’s eating, shopping, and cleaning habit’s can have a detrimental impact on the environment. Here are some steps to become more sustainable that can help to reduce waste and in some cases save money! To save money and reduce Read More »

Green Beer for a Sustainable St. Patrick’s Day

Saint Patrick’s Day is just around the corner, which means time for fun social gatherings and celebration. However, with social gatherings it is easy to forget to be environmentally friendly. Beer bottles, plates, cups, food, and decorations can all turn into polluting waste if not disposed of properly. So before you go out to celebrate Read More »