Green-tip

Green Tip: Save energy in your home while you’re on vacation

It’s almost summer and we all know what that means: summer vacation! To help you save some energy and money when you leave town, we have a few items  to add to your travel checklist. Before you leave for your long weekend or vacation, it’s important that you rid your home of phantoms. Though you 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 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 »

Green Tip: Investing in Sustainability

Letting companies borrow your money gives them buying power and liquidity. You have the ability to promote sustainable practices by giving that power and liquidity to responsible businesses. Use smarter filters The sustainability mindset is shared by enough consumers these days that many investment platforms allow ecology and green business practices to be a filter Read More »