Help save trees with Used Cardboard Boxes

September 8th, 2008.

Moving house? Shipping items regularly? Do something good for the planet and consider buying used cardboard boxes. Yep, they are available and this article has a special offer on used cardboard boxes for Green Living Tips readers!

Adding a touch of green to your event

July 27th, 2008.

Birthdays, holiday and business gatherings – there’s all sorts of ways you can green and lighten the environmental footprint of events.

Lightening your computing environmental footprint

June 21st, 2008.

Ah computers, where would we be without them? I certainly wouldn’t be writing this and you wouldn’t be reading it. Computers play such a big role in our lives now – pick up some tips on lightening your computer related environmental footprint.

Treeless paper alternatives

November 29th, 2007.

If you’re not keen on tree-based paper, or even recycled paper made from trees, there’s plenty of tree-free alternatives starting to appear on the market – but you’ll still need to hunt around.

The paper diet – 30 tips for home and office

September 29th, 2007.

We need to decrease our paper consumption – for the good of our forest ecosystems, waterways and air. Pick up some paper use reduction tips for home and the workplace.

Answering machines vs. voicemail – the environmental comparison

September 9th, 2007.

It’s the little things we often overlook that really add up when it comes to electricity use, general consumption and environmental impact. A recent Wuppertal Institute study into answering machines vs. voicemail type services revealed some startling data.

Take the No Catalog Pledge!

June 2nd, 2007.

Sick of junk mail overflowing your snail mail box? Paper based promotional materials consume enormous amounts of natural resources. Green businesses and consumers unite – take the No Catalog Pledge!

Greener packing materials

May 21st, 2007.

Who doesn’t love popping bubble wrap? Fun as it may be, it’s not an environmentally friendly product and the same goes for many other packing materials. There are greener packaging options.

Kenaf – a treeless paper alternative

April 24th, 2007.

Exciting earth friendly alternatives to tree based paper are appearing on the horizon using fiber from plants such as hemp, bamboo, banana and in particular, kenaf.

Companies and their environmental commitment claims

April 17th, 2007.

With many companies suddenly riding the green wave and claiming a commitment to the environment, there’s a couple of simple things you can do to help get past the marketing hype and gauge if they are genuine.