Fix your leaky faucet | Tuesday Tip

Leaking faucets waste thousands of gallons of water a year and could be easily fixed to help save local water resources.

Check the air pressure in tires | Tuesday Tip

The U.S. Department of Energy says that for every 1 psi missing from your car’s set of 4 tires, you lose 0.1 percent of your gas mileage. (Every psi lost also means that tires wear 10% faster.) By properly inflating your tires, you can improve your gas mileage by 3.3%.

Eco-friendly toilet paper | Tuesday Tip

Recycled paper is on a roll, with an increasing number of new products appearing on store shelves. Make sure to make the best choice for your household and for the planet.

Avoid bottled water | Tuesday Tip

Did you know consumers on average spend up to 10,000 times more per gallon for bottled water than for tap water? The plastic left behind from bottled water is a huge problem for our environment.

Swap to a bamboo toothbrush | Tuesday Tip

Bamboo is a super plant that decomposes in 3-4 months. It’s 100% biodegradable in nature and can return nutrients to the soil.

Ethical and Eco-Friendly Jewelry | Tuesday Tip

It’s gift giving season which means we tend to look for what is shiny and brand new, but this year maybe consider looking into recycled precious metals to decrease mining demand.

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!