Easy Eco-Tip: Turn Tea Bag Wrappers into Note Paper

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My brother-in-law is a tea drinker and an avid recycler. Leave it to him to come up with this awesome eco idea: Save the paper wrappers from tea bags and use them as note paper. My sister says there is always a stack in their house, available for use. Smart thinking, huh?

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Easy Eco-Tip: DIY Applesauce Cups

This might seem like a no-brainer, but with the plethora of individually packaged food products out there, it might not. Instead of buying individual servings of applesauce in throw away containers, get yourself a tight sealing, reusable container and package it yourself. You'll be well on your way to a waste-free … [Continue reading]

Easy Eco-Tip: Turn Diapers into Dusters

Easy Eco Tip: Turn Diapers into Dusters

Calling all cloth diaper users! What do you do with your prefold cloth diapers when the baby stage is over? You could pass them on to another parent of course. But if you still have some laying around in your cupboard somewhere, I suggest pulling them out and repurposing them as dusting cloths. That's what I do! Most cloth prefolds are … [Continue reading]

Easy Eco-Tip: Buy Meat from the Butcher

Every time I come home with something in styrofoam I just cringe. Styrofoam (or polystyrene) is one of the worst plastics around. Not only does styrene, the building block of styrofoam, cause brain and nervous system disorders, but the icky material does not biodegrade and is rarely recycled. One place where styrofoam sometimes creeps … [Continue reading]

Easy Eco-Tip: Soap without Packaging

Here's an easy way to save a few trees in the long run....Buy bar soap without the box! Lately I've been buying these round, 100% vegetable oil soaps made by Sappo Hill at my local Whole Foods Market. They don't even have a label other than a tiny bar code - it's just good-old-fashioned soap without the waste. Take a look on Etsy … [Continue reading]