Yearly Archives: 2016

December 2016 Newsletter

HOME green tips GREENER HOME GREENER PLANET – Reuse live Christmas tree including pine needle branches in the mix, which dry quickly and decompose slowly, making them excellent moisture and mold-free mulch. – Drop the holiday catalog piles using these tips:  www.ecocycle.org/junkmail. – Recycle plastic bags by bringing them to participating grocery stores like Vitamin Cottage and avoid bagging materials in…

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November 2016 Newsletter

HOME green tips GREENER HOME GREENER PLANET – Remember to reverse ceiling fan blades in clockwise direction to push down room heated air from above, especially helpful in rooms with high ceilings to lower thermostat a degree or two. – Apply removable weather stripping caulk around windows to prevent drafts and weather stripping as needed around doors making sure daylight…

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October 2016 Newsletter

HOME green tips GREENER HOME GREENER PLANET – Burn air cleaning, longer lasting, scentless beeswax candles. The negative ions released into the air while burning can bind with toxins and help remove them. – Replace paper towels and sponges with earth friendly reusable, biodegradable SKOY cloths. – Leave the leaves and mow them into the soil…

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