By cutting back on your energy use, you will be cutting back on your energy costs. From the extreme to the mundane, every energy-efficient change you make can reflect on your energy bill. There are dozens, if not hundreds, of simple things you can do to make your home and your life more energy-efficient. If you're ready to make a change, check out's tricks, tips and advice to become the biggest saver on your block!

Five Ways to Save Energy in the Classroom

Jordan Craven | May 2, 2016

There are several ways to help cut down on energy consumption in the classroom.

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Five Ways to Save Energy in the Classroom

Jordan Craven | May 2, 2016

There are several ways to help cut down on energy consumption in the classroom. Read More

Learn How to Care For Trees in Honor of Arbor Day

Jordan Craven | Apr 25, 2016

Arbor Day is a perfect time to examine the trees on your property and make sure they’re healthy. Read More

Rain Barrels: Basics You Need to Know

Heather Bailey | Apr 20, 2016

Among the shovels, sprinklers and potting soil needed to make your beautiful garden, consider another piece of equipment to be just as essential. Read More

What Is Meal Planning?

Heather Bailey | Apr 11, 2016

At the end of a long workday, most people dread driving home, figuring out what to have for dinner, then spending time preparing it. Read More

8 Earth-Friendly Pet Products

Jordan Craven | Mar 23, 2016

We hear a lot about reducing our carbon footprint, but do we ever talk about reducing carbon paw prints? Read More

Celebrate Pi Day with No-Bake Pies

Heather Bailey | Mar 6, 2016

There's no better way to celebrate 3.14 – or Pi Day – than with a round dessert that also happens to save energy. Read More

How to Make a Home Emergency Kit

Jordan Craven | Mar 1, 2016

Having an emergency kit for your home during unexpected weather can come in handy. Read More

The Tiny House Movement: How to Live Simply and Sustainably

Margaret Smith | Feb 24, 2016

Tiny houses have introduced a "less is more" approach to housing. Read More

How to Dispose of Energy-Saving Light Bulbs

Jordan Craven | Feb 17, 2016

With incandescent light bulbs practically a thing of the past thanks to a more energy-efficient society, we have all, for the most part, switched to compact fluorescent lighting (CFL). Read More

What She Really Wants This Valentine's Day

Jenny Lou Bement | Feb 7, 2016

A lot of men feel pressure when it comes to Valentine's Day gifts, but you don't have to get your loved one something expensive or even store-bought to make the day special. Read More

Break Out of Your Routine This Groundhog Day

Elizabeth Segarra | Feb 1, 2016

In the 1993 movie Groundhog Day, Phil (played by Bill Murray) finds himself trapped in a time warp and relives the same day over and over again. Read More

Ditch the Cough Syrup: 5 Cold Remedies from Mother Nature

Jenny Lou Bement | Jan 10, 2016

With the flu season upon us, it's likely that each of us will catch a cold that will leave us feeling miserable. Read More

What to Do with Leftover Juice Pulp

Jenny Lou Bement | Jan 10, 2016

Juicing is a great way to lose weight, get healthy and reduce your energy use. Read More

8 Tips to Ease You Back Into a Healthy Routine

Heather Bailey | Jan 5, 2016

Some people are more than ready to jump into a new routine this week. Read More

11 Tips for Safer Winter Driving

Heather Bailey | Dec 22, 2015

We just finished an unusual autumn, with early snow in the Midwest and late warm temperatures in the East. Read More

A Gift to Mother Nature: 5 Eco-Friendly Ways to Wrap Your Presents

Jenny Lou Bement | Dec 16, 2015

The holidays are creeping up on us again and even with an eco-friendly mindset, it's hard to resist the urge to consume and be frivolously wasteful. Read More

Keep the Kids Busy During Winter Break

Heather Bailey | Dec 2, 2015

While your kids may be jumping for joy to have two weeks off at the end of the year, you may not be looking forward to repeatedly hearing "I’m bored." Read More

How the REI #OptOutside Campaign Saves Energy

Elizabeth Segarra | Nov 21, 2015

REI made headlines when it announced its stores will close for Black Friday, the biggest day of the year for most retailers. Read More

Surviving More than Zombies: How The Walking Dead Can Teach You Sustainability

Jenny Lou Bement | Nov 13, 2015

There's a lot of information out there about surviving the Walking Dead's zombie apocalypse, but the majority focuses on killing zombies rather than surviving without our basic needs comfortably met. Read More

7 Steps to a Greener Office

The Team | Nov 8, 2015

Regardless of whether you enjoy an expansive corner office or a crowded cubicle, there are plenty of ways to can green your office space for a more sustainable work experience. Read More