Saving Energy

We all know the importance of recycling paper, cans and glass. But you might be surprised to learn how many other ways there are to reduce and recycle so that less and less goes into landfills.

Tips From You

Here are tips suggested by Green Choices readers. While we don't verify each individual tip, we're glad to start the dialogue and hope you'll find some helpful ideas.

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disposal of cooking grease

diane q in okatie, sc

i put old newspapers in pans after they've cooled down. newspapers suck up the grease and into the trash they go. no bottles of grease to dispose of!

BOTTLES

KATHY HATTER

WHEN I AM DONE USING A BOTTLED PRODUCT, I CLEAN, AND REUSE IT FOR DIFFERENT HOME PRODUCTS LIKE WATER FOR HAIR, VINEGAR FOR CLEANING, AND FERTILIZING SPRITZERS FOR PLANTS TO NAME A FEW..I ALSO USE TO REFILL FROM...

Carry your own containers

Sylvia

When you go to a restaurant, bring a reusable container for any leftovers rather than taking a plastic or styrofoam container there. That way you don't waste.

Composting Tip

Liz Wiken

We have a compost bin in the back of our house and it isn't always convenient to run to the back when I have items I can compost so on my kitchen counter I have a rectangular Ziploc contain so I can add my egg shells, peelings and other items until...

Go Bag-less

JK from New Haven

If I'm picking up just a few items from the grocery store, and I've forgotten my reusable bags (yes, it happens!), I'll often refuse...

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