Think Green This Holiday Season

Ian Somerhalder Foundation

Kitchen Tips for an Energy-Wise Holiday

Here come the holidays and here come the grand, sumptious meals! Families are coming together to enjoy each other's company, share the love and indulge in decadent dinners. This year, show some love to the earth and give some thought to the reliable energy sources you can use in the kitchen as you prepare your culinary creations.

Click to visit the California Energy Commission website for their simple and energy-wise kitchen tips!


10 Tips to a Greener Holiday

Thanksgiving is behind us and Christmas and Hanukkah are just around the corner. What does that mean? More trips to the stores, more paper used to wrap gifts, an increased usage of paper plates and cups, a higher volume of trash, and more electricity use for decorative lights. The list of ways we increase our carbon footprint at this time each year could go on and on.

Reader's Digest provides ten very simple and easy tips for you to enjoy your holidays in green fashion. These tips will help to create an enviro-friendly and fun holiday--it's the gift that keeps on giving.


Energy Assessment

'Tis the season of celebration, lights, love, and a little extra spending. So how can you save some money and the environment? Give yourself the gift of an energy assessment. With an energy assessment you will be able to evaluate your consumption and discover where you are losing energy--and money. Energy assessments are not limited to business but can also be conducted for your home. An assessment will reveal the problems and, when corrected, the savings of greening your abode.

Read the article at the U.S. Department of Energy webstie to learn how simple it can be to save energy and reduce your carbon footprint.

Have a lovely and green holiday season!