Green-tip

Green Tip: Choosing Eco-Friendly Sunscreen

Sunscreen and summer go together hand in hand. Sunscreen is essential for protecting our skin from the sun’s harmful, cancer causing UV rays. But did you know that some of the sunscreens you use to protect your skin may actually be doing damage to your body? As if that’s not bad enough, many popular sunscreens Read More »

Green Tip: Choosing the “Greenest” Milk Alternative

Choosing the most environmentally-friendly foods can be challenging, especially when it comes to dairy and dairy-alternatives. Almond milk, in particular, has been hailed by environmentalists as a great substitute for traditional dairy milk- but is it really the “greenest”? Water-Intensity Almond milk is extremely water-intensive, using an estimated 23 gallons of water for the production Read More »

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 »