19 Alternate Uses for Your Dryer Sheets

Dryer Sheets

Did you know that dryer sheets aren't just for softening and reducing static in your clothes, bedding, and towels? I had used dryer sheets for a hundred years but had always tossed them out after one use. Not anymore! I've compiled a list of 19 alternate uses, tips and tricks for your laundry room's dryer sheets. Some are for unused dryer sheets, but many are for used dryer sheets. A great way to reduce, reuse and recycle! Freshen Old Books:  If some of your favourite old books … [Read more...]

A Dozen Awesome Uses for Your Old Egg Cartons

Uses for Your Old Egg Cartons

  Most everyone uses eggs.  We boil, scramble and poach them.  We make sandwiches, quiche and omelets.  We use them in cookies, squares, breads, pies and more. Depending on the size of your family, most of us could easily go through a carton or two of eggs a week. But what do we do with all of those left over egg cartons? Whatever you do, don't throw the carton away. It still has a long life and a variety of uses. {The exception being if an egg has cracked in the carton. If that … [Read more...]

Go ‘Green’ in Your Home {Guest Post}

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We have had it drummed into our conscience that we should all be trying to find ways to save the planet, accepting responsibility for this world we all live in. Some might think that recycling or switching off appliances is not going to make that big a difference, but this, combined with the use of increasing numbers of environmentally friendly products, can actually have a huge and long-lasting impact. Green begins at home The first, and easiest, place to start going ‘green’ is at home. Many … [Read more...]

What Can I Do With All That Gift Wrap Paper?? {LivingGreen}

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Christmas will soon be here ..4 more sleeps!!  Are you wondering what you will do with all that wrapping paper? … [Read more...]

Green plants help to recycle and freshen the air you breath all winter long {Living Green}

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Tip # 56 Invest in green plants to keep in the living room, the kitchen, bathroom and bedroom - Photo credit - tomhenrich flickr (CC) … [Read more...]

10 Tips for a Greener Fall (and Winter) {Living Green}

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Photo credit - Muffinman 71xx (CC) I've been searching the web for some green tips for the fall and have come up with 10 great tips to share: … [Read more...]

Meet Norman, Eco-warrior!! {Living Green}

Meet Norman. He's not your everyday housecat. Little by little he's helping to save our oceans. Learn more about Norman and his mission at http://www.wwf.ca/seafood. **{I was sent this video via the WWF, I'm not plugging Loblaws, just the cause!} … [Read more...]

Find a Household Hazardous Waste & Computer Recycling program in your area {Living Green}

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Most areas of Canada and the United States have a  Household Hazardous Waste & Computer Recycling program; ours is this week-end. Below are the details what you can recycle at a program near me, to find out about a program near you simply Google:   Household Hazardous Waste & Computer Recycling program/your city Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) … [Read more...]

Don’t throw it out, recycle your dehumidifier water! {#LivingGreen}

Tip # 55 Recycle collected dehumidifier water! … [Read more...]

LIVING GREEN – Save water by setting up a self-irrigation system in your container plants

Tip # 54 Make a simple self-irrigating water system Are you like me and keep forgetting to water your container vegetables, herbs and flowers?   I also hate when the water runs over the top and out the bottom...what a waste of water!  Well, I found this simple solution online at Earth911.com.  It's a simple to set up, self irrigation system that will save you time and water. … [Read more...]

Make some popsicle stick garden markers {LIVING GREEN -Tips}

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Tip # 53 Make some popsicle stick garden markers! The hot, humid days of summer mean we're all eating icy treats to help stay cool.   You could definitely compost those wooden sticks, but better still, why not save those sticks for reuse in your garden and then compost them down the road.  … [Read more...]

Toilet Tissue rolls for your garden? {LIVING GREEN – Tips}

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#52 Toilet Tissue rolls for your garden? … [Read more...]

LIVING GREEN – World Environment Day is June 5th {Green Economy: Does it include YOU?}

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Green Economy: Does it include YOU? The 2012 theme for World Environment Day is Green Economy: Does it include you?There are two parts to this theme and the first tackles the subject of the Green Economy. … [Read more...]

Living Green, One Tip at a Time

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Why should we care about a little thing like plastic bags? … [Read more...]