Switch up your flours | Tuesday Tip
Spelt or wheat is often grown in rotation with rye and clover to replace lost nitrogen.
Cut down on junk mail | Tuesday Tip
The production of junk mail has the same carbon footprint as 9 million vehicles, and the energy used to produce it could heat 250,000 homes for one day.
Observe an Eco-Sabbath | Tuesday Tip
An electronic sabbatical something everyone can use! Make sure to take the time off from staring at those screens.
Borrow and share with friends | Tuesday Tip
There are so many online resources where everything can be borrowed or shared through verified lenders, and even libraries are expanding well beyond books and media.
Beware of idle electronics | Tuesday Tip
The Department of Energy estimates you could save 10% every month when you unplug appliances when not in use.
Grow an indoor herb garden | Tuesday Tip
You can try a simple potted herb garden or a potato sack, which can be grown effectively on a windowsill.
Dishwashers can help save water | Tuesday Tip
A dishwasher is more water-efficient than washing by hand when you have a full load. Wash by hand if you’ve only got a few dirty plates, or you’re in a small household where it’s not practical to wait until the dishwasher’s full.
Make camping more eco-friendly | Tuesday Tip
Always remember to go camping with environmental stewardship at the forefront of your mind, and make smart decisions that minimize your impact on the world around you.
Use certified wood for projects | Tuesday Tip
Sustainably sourced wood minimizes the impact of logging on forests and the surrounding wildlife and communities.