One Stop Green Tip of the Day: Plant a Tree!

Plant a Tree! Trees are not only good for the environment but they can block winds, provide shade from the sun, and act as a sound barrier for your home!

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One Stop Green Tip of the Day: Eat Green!

The average fruit or vegetable travels over 1500 miles to get to your store. This increases the resources used to transport the food to market. Eat local, seasonal and organic – support your local farmers market!

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One Stop Green Tip of the Day: Avoid idling vehicles to save our environment!

Instead of letting your car idle, turn off the ignition. It uses less gas and emits less CO2 to stop and restart your car than to let it run. In fact, idling uses twice as much gas as driving!

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One Stop Green Tip of the Day: Chew your Gum responsibly

Chewing gum is the second largest littered item in the world and is not biodegradable and will stick to several surfaces for many years. Plus, have you ever reached under a bench or a table and accidentally got stuck in someone else’s gum? Dispose of your gum in a responsible manner!

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One Stop Green Tip of the Day: Help encourage recycling!

Place recycle collection containers in several areas making sure they are adjacent to trash cans. People are more likely to recycle their cans and bottles if they don’t have to hunt for a recycling bin.

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One Stop Green Tip of the Day: Lighten your trunk!

Clean up the junk in your trunk to help you save gasoline. Every 100 lbs of weight decreases the efficiency for your vehicle.

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One Stop Green Tip of the Day: Toilets can account for more than 40% of a household’s water usage!

A typical toilet requires 3.5 – 5.5 gallons of water per flush. Using the Toilet Tummy displacement device can help lower the amount of water you use for y our toilet. The Toilet Tummy saves 80 ounces of water with each flush!

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