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Living Green One Choice at a Time

Living Green One Choice at a Time

| April 26, 2008 | 2 Comments

Living green is a one decision at a time process. Sometimes the decisions are obvious and other times not. Yesterday I ran to the grocery store to buy juice. Not only do I go through the mental gymnastics on how to buy juice that will have the least amount of impact on my pocketbook, I […]

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Money and Energy Saving Tips

Money and Energy Saving Tips

| April 12, 2008 | 0 Comments

I came across this neat little pamphlet from the US Department of Energy called Energy Savers, Tips for Saving Energy and Money at Home. It gives great practical tips on how to make your dollar stretch further and save on energy costs. Did you know that draining a quart of water from your water heater […]

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Recycle the Heat From Your Dryer

| January 22, 2008 | 12 Comments

I finally did it! I finally ordered the Dundas Jafine Heat Keeper to recycle the heat from my dryer thats usually funneled outside. I’ve been looking at it for a few weeks now and finally took the plunge. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the Heat Keeper, check out this article:”Make Clothes Dryer […]

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Replacing Paper Towels Experiment – Update

| January 15, 2008 | 7 Comments

Some time ago, I tried a kitchen experiment by replacing paper towels with cloth towels. Here’s an update. Not only have I saved money by not having to purchase paper towels, I’ve found that the cloth towels come in handy with things like washing dishes, cleaning windows, polishing furniture and…get this, washing the kitchen floor. […]

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Paper Towels Go Blulow

| August 7, 2007 | 3 Comments

Try this with me. Instead of plowing through roll after roll of paper towels, I bought several kitchen hand towels and a basket. I placed the basket underneath the paper towel dispenser. I’m in the process of retraining my family to use the washable hand towels instead of the disposable paper towels. There are some […]

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