Tag: carbon footprint

Redecorating

Green Redecorating Tips

It’s Monday and we’re already thinking about upcoming weekend plans. If you’re planning on staying home, why not redecorate? We have a few eco-friendly redecorating ideas that we’d love to share! Plants are a stylish and easy way to decorate green. In addition to looking lovely, they’ll also make the air you breathe cleaner.  Antique [&hellip

spring-break-cyclists

Eco-Friendly Spring Break Tips

You’ve been working hard all winter, now that spring is finally here you definitely deserve a break. We hope when you’re planning your spring break vacation (or staycation), you will keep these eco-friendly tips in mind. Go somewhere green—When it comes to taking a vacation, think about going somewhere with a tiny carbon footprint. Destinations [&hellip

We love Labor Day Leftovers!

After your fabulous Labor Day party, chances are you have a full fridge of leftovers. Leftovers are a great way to save food and time once you get back to your busy workweek. Repurposing your leftovers is also a good and delicious way to reduce your carbon footprint. Here are some yummy meal-time recipes for [&hellip

Energy Audits: A Plan for Better Energy Thinking

Energy Audits: A Plan for Better Energy Thinking

Whether you’re concerned about the size of your carbon footprint or your monthly energy bills, an energy audit of your home or business can help you take the necessary steps to maximize energy efficiency and save up to 50 percent on your energy bill. An audit will: Examine your home or office for energy efficiency [&hellip

Reducing Your Carbon Footprint

Reducing Your Carbon Footprint

Spring is the perfect time of year to do some traveling. As you follow your feet on new adventures, don’t forget to keep track of your footprint or rather… your carbon footprint. A carbon footprint is the total amount of greenhouse gases or carbon dioxide and methane that is caused by an organization, event, product or [&hellip

How to start a recycling program at your office

How to start a recycling program at your office

This month, we are focused on helping you find ways to show some love to your environment. What better way to start than at your home-away-from-home? Every year Americans throw away enough paper and plastic cups, forks and spoons to circle the equator 300 times! Considering that the average person spends the better portion of his/her day [&hellip

Direct Energy Buzz October 14th edition

Direct Energy Buzz October 14th edition

Happy Friday! We hope everyone is having a spooky October! For those of you who haven’t been keeping up, now is the time to get you in the loop with everything that has happened on our Facebook, Twitter and Blog. For the past week, we’ve been focusing on ZOMBIES! Do you think you could survive [&hellip