Donate or Trade Your Books | Tuesday Tip

Book sharing is a great way to help our environment and there are a number of ways for eco-aware readers to swap and reduce the number of trees used by the publishing industry.

Don’t kill that spider | Tuesday Tip

Although they often give us the creeps, spiders are oftentimes the most important biological control of pests in and around homes, yards, gardens and crops.

Repurpose your pumpkins | Tuesday Tip

Pumpkins can be repurposed in many different ways once you’re done with them, so harvest the seeds or make a pumpkin puree to get the most out of your jack-o-lantern!

Bring your own bag | Tuesday Tip

By purchasing a tote bag with a message, you can easily become a walking billboard for a good cause. Some grocery stores even offer a discount when you bring a reusable bag!

Sustainably soak up that kitchen | Tuesday Tip

When your reusable clothes and towels get dirty, they’re easily disinfected by boiling them in hot water. No waste necessary!

Lights in the workplace | Tuesday Tip

Lighting controls are especially beneficial for commercial offices because there are probably areas in your building not used 100 percent of the time.

Safely recycle batteries | Tuesday Tip

You can reduce your need for disposing of single-use batteries by purchasing rechargeable batteries instead, but if not call your local solid waste district to find a collection program or upcoming event.

Giving green gifts | Tuesday Tip

Try a few zero waste gift giving ideas like gifting a beloved used book, homemade food or an experience like a concert or trip… there are many eco-friendly options that won’t contribute to a landfill

Reusable school lunches | Tuesday Tip

Instead of throwing away plastic and paper products and sending them to the landfill every day, invest in some reusable eco-friendly lunch box supplies for your kids!

Upgrade your showerhead | Tuesday Tip

For maximum water efficiency, select a shower head with a flow rate of less than 2.5 gpm.