Green Tip

Go Play Outside!

Posted on Jun 17, 2015 in Green Tip

“The advantages of environmental education are clear, but effective education methods are essential. Children need to learn by spending time in nature and participating in outdoor activities.”

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What Good is a Tree?

Posted on Apr 15, 2015 in Green Tip

In honor of upcoming Arbor Day, let’s do a small experiment. Take two identical streets. Give them the same homes, the same residents, the same cars in the driveway and the same cracks in the sidewalk. But, on one of these streets, add a nice, neat line of street trees. Now, which street would you rather live on? It’s common knowledge in urban planning circles that street trees are a key element of successful streetscapes. They beautify by adding color and fragrance to manmade landscapes. They produce oxygen and clear the air of toxins and pollutants. Street trees help slow traffic, which...

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Don’t Waste That Rainwater!

Posted on Apr 7, 2015 in Green Tip

Don’t let gallons of valuable water wash right down the drain! Collect your rain water!

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Skip The Indoor Gym—Get Outside

Posted on Mar 31, 2015 in Green Tip

Is your gym more crowded than usual right now? Hop off the treadmill and start pounding the pavement! It’s good for your soul and the planet.

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Natural Energy Boosters

Posted on Mar 22, 2015 in Green Tip

As we enter spring, our days may be getting longer but, if you’re anything like me, you still feel tired in the morning. Consider these natural alternatives to your regular morning coffee!

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