Free Environmental Eco-Tips
Ecobeetle is your source for free,safe
environmental tips to help you go green at home, in the yard, in
your vehicle and at the office!
Fill a one-quart plastic bottle with water
for each toilet in your home. Submerge one bottle in each toilet
tank. You will save one quart of water per flush. If the toilet
flushes will, try adding more bottles. If the toilet isn't
flushing well, try using a smaller bottle.
Do not put hazardous waste down your drain or
into your garbage. Put a small garbage can in your garage and
dispose of hazardous waste in their original containers here.
Store out of childrens' reach and when it becomes full, take it
to a hazardouse waste treatment center. Hazardous waste disposed
of improperly can leach into landfills and eventually into the
Seek out your local natural food store and
organic farmerís markets and check carefully for organic
certification. Prices may sometimes be a bit higher, but
consider it a donation to the earth, and a preventative
Recycle, Recycle, Recycle!
From newspaper, to egg cartons, to organic
materials such as leaves and yard clippings, lots of things can
be recycled. Even coffee grounds can be used as fertilizer for
some plants. So don't throw away what you can use again!