TIP: Compost your tea bags and coffee grounds

used tea bags

Instead of throwing them in the trash or down the garbage disposal, compost used tea bags and coffee grounds.  Most people start the day with some sort of coffee or tea.  Hopefully you make that at home to save both money and the environment.  Take … [Continue reading]

TIP: Take the leftovers after Events

Today at the Harvest the Wind Festival as everyone was packing up, I noticed that there was still a full party tray of vegetables that Whole Foods had donated. I asked them if anything was going to be done with it and unfortunately, since food … [Continue reading]

Great time at the Harvest the Wind Festival

We took the kids over to the Harvest the Wind Festival put on by Mass Energy and Medford. I was working the event as part of my role on the Medford Clean Energy Committee, so it was a must see for the family. The kids had a great time and they had … [Continue reading]

EFI.org – Energy Federation Incorporated

We love EFI. They are a nonprofit Energy Star Partner that provides lots of useful information and cares about the extra sustainability stuff like packaging and shipping to minimize impact (follow link and click on Sustainability Info on upper the … [Continue reading]

How and When to Teach Children About Green Living?

How early can you teach your children about doing what's best for the environment? The earlier the better, but it's never too late. You're learning, right? Ellie learning about incandescent and LED lightbulbs I walk around … [Continue reading]

Installing a Low Flow Showerhead can save thousands of gallons of water per year

With a few dollars, a few minutes and pair of pliers you can save thousands of gallons of water and the energy and money to heat it by installing a low flow shower head. Here's how Time: 5-10 minutes Parts: Low Flow Shower … [Continue reading]

Getting Started

Often people want to start "being green" but they don't know where to start. It's overwhelming, there are so many things to do, so they don't start anywhere. I'd like to give you some suggestions on how to get started living a greener lifestyle. To … [Continue reading]