Green Living

10 Green Living Tips for Your Family in 2017

10 Green Living Tips for Your Family in 2017 | Direct Energy Blog

A new year means a new greener you!

Though we’re already a month into the New Year, you have plenty of time and opportunity to make your family greener in your everyday lifestyle choices and routines. Small changes make a big difference, and along the way, you’re educating your child that the Earth and its resources are important. And It certainly helps that a green life is a healthy life.  READ MORE

Green Your Clean with Eight Excellent Eco-Friendly Laundry Tips

Green Your Clean with Eight Excellent Eco-Friendly Laundry Tips | Direct Energy Blog

Washing machines and dryers are high energy usage appliances. And when you have a family that requires doing multiple loads of laundry in any given week, this can eat into your monthly electricity, gas, and water bill. And when you factor in your attempts to be eco-friendly, keep your clothes and linens looking fresh while curtailing your energy usage can be a challenge. READ MORE

What are the Best Green Documentaries?

After ditching traditional cable a few years ago, my wife and I now turn on our favorite streaming service every night. While we may both have a penchant for some mainstream series (I can’t help it, but I must watch anything Gordon Ramsey is in), we also have a problem: documentaries. We love this film format in general, but as a family that is consciously trying to reduce our impact on the planet we live in, we regularly look for the best green documentaries available. READ MORE