Green-tips

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 Tip: How to Tell If Your Wild Salmon Is Actually Wild

We come to expect high standards from our food. Regardless of our dietary habits, many like to eat products that carry limited environmental impact, and favor those manufactured without cruelty. But a disturbing new report from Oceana shows that 37 percent of salmon in New York is mislabeled, most often claiming to be wild, when it Read More »

How to Recycle Your Electronic Waste

In order to be compliant with the New York State’s Electronic Recycling and Reuse Act, electronics manufactures are required to take back any products under their brand name for recycling. The final stage of the law, which banned electronic waste in landfills in 2011, now prohibits certain electronic items from being picked up curbside. Violators Read More »

Getting Your Home Ready for Winter

We know, you’re probably dreading winter and savoring these last days of gorgeous summer weather. Even so, it’s time to start thinking about getting your home ready for cooler temperatures. If your house seems to get too cold, too easily during the winter, you may want to upgrade your insulation. Many older houses lack the Read More »

How to Waste Less Food

Surprisingly, one of the easiest ways you can cut down your expenses and your environmental footprint revolves around food. The National Resource Defence Council (NRDC) has reported that Americans tend to waste around 40 percent of all edible food. Wasting this food not only wastes water, energy, and chemicals, but it also the equivalent of Read More »