Comments On - 25 Tips for Living Green

BTW, I bought my very sturdy plastic barrels from a small pickle packing company a mile from my house for $10 each.
Dante, Hyde Park, MA
Posted: 1/22/2016 7:41:08 AM
Great list & suggestions! I would like to add though (unless I miss it on your list) reusing grey water. I keep a couple of five gallon buckets next to my sink. Whenever I wash my hands (& I constantly do) I catch the water to use for cleaning the kitchen and bathroom floors. When the weather gets warmer, I take it out to water the lawn.

I also have four 70-gallon barrels to catch rain water. For the last ten years, never have to use city water for watering indoor and outdoor plants. Half the time, I was also able to use rain water for the wash cycle in my old clothes washer. (I now have an "efficient" washer that is supposed to measure the amount of water it needs to do a particular load. Hence, can't pour the water myself anymore.)
Dante, Hyde Park, MA
Posted: 1/22/2016 7:35:37 AM
Pretty doable.
Morag, International
Posted: 7/8/2015 5:37:45 PM
Good info.
Sarah, Marathon, ON
Posted: 7/13/2014 11:09:19 AM
Not that unreasonable of recommendations!
Lorna, Poplarfield, MB
Posted: 1/4/2014 6:49:33 AM
Good to know
a', Houston, TX
Posted: 11/22/2013 6:35:30 AM
Not that unreasonable of recommendations!
Lorna, Poplarfield, MB
Posted: 11/7/2013 8:39:48 AM
Great list of dos & don't!
Dante, Hyde Park, MA
Posted: 9/6/2013 7:42:07 AM
Not that unreasonable of recommendations!
Lorna, Poplarfield, MB
Posted: 6/29/2013 12:52:38 PM
Sounds great.
Galadriel, Lothlorien, ME
Posted: 3/30/2013 10:58:19 PM
Yes, I do all most everything on this list. Really it does not take much or change that much, when you start to do it. Plastic bottles, are the one thing we are trying to let go, but I make sure I recycle them at home we bring them back home with us instead of tossing them in the garbage when we are out. I also use my 1 gallon water bottles, when I buy them ,I cut the top and use them to water my plants out of my rain barrel.
Amy, Bellingham, WA
Posted: 3/14/2013 8:34:41 PM
Thank you for this list. I do all of these things. I've gone green over time and didn't realize just how green I was until your list.:)
I'm also vegan, donate used clothing and household items to charity. I walk or bike to work in most weather and bus when heavy snow.
We can all make small adjustments in our lives to save our planet! Every little bit helps.i'm reading your magazine for the first time and am enjoying it. I'll pass it on.
Maureen, Cambridge, ON
Posted: 8/27/2012 6:41:40 PM
Very helpful. Such a shame there isn't more organic food in the world.
Harrison, Dayton, TN
Posted: 7/17/2012 2:53:21 PM
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