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!

Recycling is Still Relevant

Gabriella Itzler | Nov 13, 2017

Celebrate "America Recycles Day" with this reminder of just how important recycling is to our planet's preservation.

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Top Places in Texas to View Meteor Showers

Jordan Craven | Jun 20, 2016

If you have ever looked up at the sky and saw shooting stars, then you witnessed meteoroids entering the Earth's atmosphere. Read More

Finding Dory Movie Encourages Ocean Conservation

Elizabeth Segarra | Jun 8, 2016

After Finding Nemo came out in 2003, something strange happened. Read More

10 Green Gifts for Recent Graduates

Jordan Craven | Jun 1, 2016

Graduation is a special time of year for young adults that's full of pomp and circumstance and uncharted territory. Read More

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

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

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

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

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

Does Daylight Saving Time Save Energy?

Kara Robertson | Oct 28, 2015

As Daylight Saving Time is coming to a close, we'll "fall back" and gain an hour of sleep while we lose an hour of our day. Read More

5 Great Green-Friendly Apps for Your Smartphone

The Team | Oct 21, 2015

If you're interested in supporting the green movement, but don't really know where to begin, these days there are plenty of resources that can help give you a leg up – including a variety of apps for smartphones. Read More

8 Cubicle-Friendly Plants to Green Your Workspace

Brittany Williams | Sep 18, 2015

Houseplants add more than a little green to your immediate surroundings. Read More

How Does Saving Energy Help the Environment?

Kara Robertson | Sep 16, 2015

Save energy, save the environment Although it may not be obvious, there's a direct connection between your energy use and the environment. Read More

How to Save on Your Power Bill

Kara Robertson | Sep 9, 2015

Myth: The more you spend, the more you save. Read More

Do Storm Doors Protect Against Energy Loss?

Kara Robertson | Sep 2, 2015

Storm doors are the aptly named exterior doors that serve as your home's first line of defense against the elements. Read More

Energy Consumption vs. Conservation

Kara Robertson | Aug 26, 2015

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Recycling: An Energy-Saving Short Cut

Kara Robertson | Aug 19, 2015

With nearly 9,000 different municipal recycling programs nationwide and inventive waste reduction programs across the world, the globe gets greener every year. Read More

What's the Deal with Dimmers?

Kara Robertson | Aug 12, 2015

With the flick of a dimmer switch, you can control the electric current in your home and lower the brightness of your lights, but does dimming lights save energy? Read More