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