Week 38 – Carpool to work

Considering that transportation accounts for 31% of carbon emissions in the United States, carpooling is one of the best ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.  Also, using less gas means we are less dependent on foreign fuel.  Not to mention that if you carpool you’ll save tons of money. With that in mind, after a…

Week 37 – Use socks instead of paper towels

I know I’m writing this a bit late, but I promise that I actually made the green change on time.  For week 37, my green change is to use old socks instead of paper towels.  So when I’m cleaning in the kitchen or bathroom or wherever, instead of wiping something down with paper towel, I…

Happy Watch-Out-for-Wildlife Week!

This week is Watch Out for Wildlife Week.  Vehicle collisions with wildlife are responsible for about 200 deaths and up to 50,000 injuries annually in the US .  I will observe Watch Out for Wildlife Week by slowing down when I’m driving near woodlands, marshes, or meadows.  Also, this video is a good reminder to watch…

My worms are doing well!

Quick update on the worm bin situation:  After the mishap with the mites, I didn’t feed my worms for 2 weeks.  Since then, they’ve been on a strict diet.  I feed them only once a week now a days, and this seems to be working well.  I don’t see the mites anymore and the worms…

Week 36 – Buy an eco-friendly comforter

Now that I have spent 249 days thinking about how I can be more green, I decided to go green even in my sleep.  I do not want to spend a third of my life being un-sustainable.  Therefore, this week I got an eco-friendly comforter.  It’s made with recycled polyester (from old plastic bottles) stuffed…

Liebster Award

Irene (a fellow blogger from http://ireneperelli.wordpress.com/) was kind enough to nominate me for the Liebster Award!  The Liebster Award helps to promote new bloggers that have less than 200 followers. The rules are for the Liebster Award:  Each nominee must link back the person who nominated them. Answer the 10 questions which are given to you…