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Participate in a smart meter pilot program

Nov 26, 2010
Smart meters are now being rolled out in pilot programs across the country. These advanced meters are the key to creating a true smart grid in the...
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Participate in demand response energy programs

Nov 26, 2010
Many competitive electric suppliers, curtailment service providers, and utilities offer customers the chance to participate in demand response...
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Water when needed

Nov 26, 2010
The amount of water you use on your lawn or garden adds up. Find more efficient ways to water your greenery and save some money while you're at it....
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Buy washable and reusable female protection products

Nov 25, 2010
Women's personal care can also be green. A single woman may use as many as 16,800 tampons in her lifetime and 2,190 disposable pads in just a year...
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Create an environmentally friendly beauty routine

Nov 25, 2010
Many cosmetic companies have made a conscious effort to improve or diminish the impact of their activities on the environment. Companies like Aveda...
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Shred your old magazines and newspapers and use them as filler for packing

Nov 25, 2010
You can use it for for packing material when shipping, stuffing gift boxes or moving. You'll save money and reduce the amount of waste in landfills.
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Donate your magazines

Nov 25, 2010
Drop your magazines off at a local doctor's office, gym, thrift store, youth center, school, laundromat, retirement home or public library. It's...
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Opt Out of Junk Mail

Nov 25, 2010
Visit sites such as OptOutPrescreen to remove yourself from the hit lists of insurance and credit-card services, two of the largest sources of...
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Clean up with Cloth

Nov 25, 2010
Paper napkins and towels are often made from virgin forests. If you don't feel like wiping your face or counter with ancient trees, opt instead for...
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Paint Your Roof White

Nov 25, 2010
One of the easiest ways to green your roof is to paint it white. This affordable home-improvement trick earned the support of Energy Secretary...
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