Category Archives: How to be Green

Reduce – Reuse – Recycle

 This may be a cliché, however, the best way to be Earth-friendly is to cut down on what you consume and recycle whenever you can. Every little bit helps; recycling just one glass bottle saves enough electricity to light a … Continue reading

In-Home Heating and Cooling – The Green Way

Almost half a home’s energy consumption is due to heating and cooling. – Turn down the thermostat in cold weather and keep it higher in warm weather. Each degree below 20°C (68°F) during colder weather saves 3%-5% more heating energy, … Continue reading

How You Can be Green in the Garden

 There are a number of things you can do to become earth friendly in the garden: – First, use compost instead of synthetic fertilizers. Compost provides a full complement of soil organisms and the balance of nutrients needed to maintain … Continue reading

It’s Not Easy Being Green

Here at Greenway it is an ongoing challenge to be truly green. (It helps if your last name is Green – like mine!) However, you as consumers are bombarded with what are called greenwashing products that say they are natural. … Continue reading