Celebrate International Preserve the Ozone Day with Direct Energy

Today is International Preserve the Ozone Day! In 1995, the United Nations General Assembly established September 16 as International Preserve the Ozone Day to raise awareness on practices that protect the ozone layer at the global, regional, and national level. In celebration of this holiday, try applying some of these eco-friendly tips to your day-to-day [&hellip


Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

As summer creeps closer to a close, it’s time to start planning for cooler days and unpredictable weather conditions—especially in terms of preparing your home for fall. To save on energy costs and protect your house from potential damage, see our fall home maintenance checklist: Clean out your gutters – To prevent clogging, remove leaves [&hellip


Eco-Friendly Back-to-School Supplies

Doing some last minute back-to-school shopping? To help your kids go green in the classroom, we’ve gathered a list of going green tips and some of the coolest eco-friendly school supplies available! Check out our favorites: Recycled Newspaper Pencils Drink Pouch Pencil Case Banana Paper Non-Toxic Glue Stick Soybean Blend Biodegradable Crayons Reusable Sandwich Bags [&hellip

Eco-Friendly-Labor Day Recipes

Eco-Friendly Labor Day Recipes

How are you celebrating Labor Day? If you’re hosting a get-together, we’ve gathered some recipes that are perfect for reducing your carbon footprint while creating a delicious meal! Before cooking, think about what’s in season and purchasing local produce. Incorporate fruits and veggies like tomatoes, corn, zucchini, peppers and greens into your Labor Day grub—it’s [&hellip

Lawn Tips

End of Summer Lawn Tips

With the end of summer just around the corner, it’s time to prepare your lawn—and lawn mower—for the cooler weather ahead! To ensure your grass is lush and healthy when spring rolls around next year, get ahead of the game with these end-of-August fall lawn maintenance tips: Does your lawn have drought or insect damage? [&hellip