April 2009

The archive for April 2009 Green Tip of the Day had some great ideas on reducing waste, which was the major theme for the month. From reducing take out food waste to reducing your energy use, the word “reduce” is very appropriate for these tips. To find the current Green Tip of the Day, follow me on Twitter or Facebook.

reduce 4/1/09 Green Tip of the Day: If you must print a multi-page document use the double sided print feature!

4/2/09 Green Tip of the Day: Save your bread bag & tie & reuse it for defrosting bread and packing your lunch!

4/3/09 Green Tip of the Day: Always turn your computer completely off when leaving work to save energy!

4/4/09 Green Tip of the Day: When at a public restroom opt for the electric hand dryer not the paper towels.

4/5/09 Green Tip of the Day: When using the dishwasher be sure to select the air dry option to save energy!

4/6/09 Green Tip of the Day: Design your Easter basket with GREEN organic earth friendly products this year

4/7/09 Green Tip of the Day: Instead of using a tape roller lint remover, invest in a “Green” reusable lint roller!

4/8/09 Green Tip of the Day: When getting take out, only take a few napkins, instead of a large stack!

4/9/09 Green Tip of the Day: When doing laundry, ensure that you have a full load to maximize energy used!

4/10/09 Green Tip of the Day: Bring old appliances to www.Goodwill.com to have them be reused or recycled!

4/11/09 Green Tip of the Day: Never throw away your old batteries, instead visit www.batteryrecycling.com !

4/12/09 Green Tip of the Day: Save your plastic Easter eggs, baskets & faux grass in them to reuse next year

4/13/09 Green Tip of the Day: When eating on the road, only take as many condiment packets as you will use!

4/14/09 Green Tip of the Day: Instead of buying books, swap using paperbackswap: http://tinyurl.com/phlyt

4/15/09 Green Tip of the Day: Start packing yourself a Wasteless Lunch where you only throw away food scraps.

4/16/09 Green Tip of the Day: Reduce what you own & you will purchase less/create less waste in the future!

4/17/09 Green Tip of Day: Donate old items to charity instead of discarding them (furniture, appliances, etc).

4/18/09-Green Tip of the Day: When at a hotel/B&B tell them you support businesses that are eco responsible!

4/19/09-Green Tip of the Day: Donate extra hangers to your local Goodwill store, thrift store or dry cleaners!

4/20/09 Green Tip of the Day: Think about how production of an item impacts the environment, before you buy it.

4/21/09 Green Tip of the Day: Cook in batches & freeze the rest-It is less energy & time to reheat leftovers.

4/22/09 Green Tip of the Day: Reduce what you own & you will purchase less/create less waste in the future.

4/23/09 Green Tip of the Day: Bring your “Green” to work! http://tinyurl.com/csyqfy

4/24/09 Green Tip of the Day: Use public transportation carpool walk bike & reduce pollution & save money!

4/25/09 Green Tip of the Day: Take your old computer & other electronics to electronics recycling center.

4/26/09 Green Tip of the Day: Test your home for radon a natural, odorless gas (#2 cause of lung cancer)!

4/27/09 Green Tip of the Day: Is green power an option? Check price differences of suppliers before you buy!

4/28/09 Green Tip of the Day: Don’t pre-rinse before using the diswasher, you can save up to 20 gallons of water per load!

4/29/08 Green Tip of the Day: Use reclaimed wood for your next project (local transfer center, recycle.net)

4/30/09 Green Tip of the Day: Recycle your bottle caps at your local Aveda store http://tinyurl.com/cvw57t

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