March 2009

recycle symbolThe month of March Green Tip of the Day really started to grow! This is where the great tips really started to pour in. From the first tip, to hang your own clothes, to the last tip, to make an Earth Day resolution, the month had some great green ideas that were built off of in the following months. Some of the articles which were spawned from these tweets are linked to on this page. To read the current green tip of the day, follow me on Twitter!

3/1/09 Green Tip of the Day: Save energy & the life of your clothes by hanging them outside to dry!

3/2/09 Green Tip of the Day: Turn friends bdays green by selecting the same green item to give each of them.

3/3/09 Green Tip of the Day: Save trees & money by checking out books for free from your local library.

3/4/09 Green Tip of the Day: Make your lawn greener this year using natural products instead of pesticides.

3/5/09 Green Tip of the Day: At night keep the shades & the drapes closed to keep heat in & save energy.

3/6/09 Green Tip of the Day: Replace your cordless phone with a wall phone, saving energy and money!

3/7/09 Green Tip of the Day: Now that spring is on its way, think about planting your own garden this year!

3/8/09 Green Tip of the Day: Reuse a ketchup squeeze bottle to make the perfect pancake batter dispenser!

3/9/09 Green Tip of the Day: When buying a set of spring sheets, consider bamboo or organic cotton !

3/10/09 Green Tip of the Day: To reduce energy use & save money turn off the lights when you leave a room.

3/11/09 Green Tip of the Day: Recycle your old cellphone & donate it to the troops http://tinyurl.com/5ee285

3/12/09 Green Tip of the Day: Save trees & a stamp by filing taxes online this year (retain electronic copy)

3/13/09 Green Tip of the Day: Be Green! Use Biodegradable bags for your spring yard clean-ups!

3/14/09 Green Tip of the Day: Start collecting seeds to grow your own spice garden, fresher and no toxins!

3/15/09 Green Tip of the Day: When shopping for fresh produce, look for organic and locally grown products!

3/16/09 Green Tip of the Day:Start making a list of things to do to keep busy during Earth Hour-only 2 weeks!

3/17/09 Green Tip of the Day: Reuse your old CLEAN butter/margarine tubs for storing leftovers from dinner!

3/18/09 Green Tip of the Day: Donate your old books and magazines to the local senior citizen center.

3/19/09 Green Tip of the Day: Support World Water Day this Sunday! http://www.worldwaterday.org/

3/20/09 Green Tip of the Day: Instead of driving to the video store save gas &money by using onDemand movies

3/21/09 Green Tip of the Day: By recycling & composting you can cut your trash in 1/2 if not more!

3/22/09 Green Tip of the Day: Set out a rain barrel to catch water for watering spring flowers & gardens!

3/23/09 Green Tip of the Day: When baking muffins & cupcakes consider going without the paper wrappers!

3/24/09 Green Tip of the Day: Add a “Think before you print this email” to your signature to save trees!

3/25/09 Green Tip of the Day: To get ready for Earth Hour Saturday, turn off the lights in empty rooms!

3/26/09 Green Tip of the Day: Believe it or not, you use less water using a dishwasher than washing by hand!

3/27/09 Green Tip of the Day: Always use glass or ceramic when reheating food in a microwave, not plastic! When plastic is heated, it releases small amounts of chemicals into your food, which you then eat. Before heating up leftovers, transfer them to a plate!

3/28/09 Green Tip of the Day: Wait until there is a full load of laundry before doing the wash to save water.

3/29/09 Green Tip of the Day: Find 1 item that you throw away often & find a way to recycle it or reuse it!

3/30/09 Green Tip of the Day: Replace plastic trash bags with biodegradable trash bags!

3/31/09 Green Tip of the Day: Less than 1 month til Earth Day-make a green Earth Day resolution for the year.

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