Posts in category "RRRecycle"

Use Rain Barrels to Save Money and the Environment; A Think About This Tip

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Summer has quickly come and during the months of summer, residential water use increases approximately 40 percent with most of it centered around outdoor water use. Rain barrels collect and store water from rooftops, helping our storm water systems. This water is stored to be used later for watering your lawn or garden, washing your pets, cleaning... Read more »

Use Recycled Paperclips and Office Supplies; A Think About This Tip

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Next time you go to the office supply store, consider purchasing products that contain post-consumer recycled material. Like copy paper and paper clips. You cannot tell the difference in the product, but the Earth will know the difference. Using post-consumer recycled material means you reuse something that has been used by a human being before.... Read more »

Get Out There and Recycle Your Junk Into Shadow Art

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You have to see this AMAZING shadow art which I was able to document at the 2011 Philadelphia Flower Show. Downright COOL and something you could easily do with recyclables in your very own lawn. Recycle. Do the right thing. www.shawnacoronado.com In accordance with the FTC Guidelines and WOMMA Code of Ethics, I am disclosing... Read more »
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Recycle Cell Phones and Save the Environment; A Think About This Tip

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Why should you recycle your cell phone? Because the statistics are shocking: almost 200 million cell phones are retired every year. These phones contain rare metals — over 2,000 metric tons of copper, 4 metric tons of gold, 50 metric tons of silver, and 2 metric tons of palladium. These materials could be recycled and reused... Read more »

How To Make a Strawberry or Vegetable Planter From A Recycled Light Fixture - Sustainable!

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It is time to think about Spring!! Here is a super-easy trick for recycling something old into a brand new vegetable planter. Learn how a light fixture can be transformed into something wonderful and useful! www.shawnacoronado.com

Stop Using Plastic Water Bottles and Save Money; A Think About This Tip

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Something to think about - According to the Ban the Bottle Campaign website, “The recommended eight glasses of water a day, at U.S. tap rates equals about $.49 per year; that same amount of bottled water is about $1,400.” Wow. Watch the video to learn even more tips. My question for you: why are you... Read more »
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Give the Earth Some Love: Recycle Magazines and Save the Environment

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Give Earth a Valentine’s Day present this year! Recycle all your magazines and keep them out of the landfill. It is a great way to make a Valentine’s Day difference for the environment. www.shawnacoronado.com

Recycle Oil - Save The Environment; Do Not Be A Dumper!

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Ground water and ocean water is being contaminated by oil. Change it – recycle oil and make a difference. Most repair facilities, service stations, and quick lubes will accept used oil without charge. Check with your local government for procedures and collection services in your area. It is important to store your used motor oil... Read more »

Reuse and Donate Your Old Clothes To Save the Environment; A Think About This Tip

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You got a lot of new clothes for the holidays and now you do not have room to hang them. Right? Do not throw those old clothes in the trash. Cut them up for rags, reuse them somehow, or better yet – donate them to a local resale shop so someone else in your community can... Read more »
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Can You Spend Nothing At Christmas and Be Perfectly Happy?

Can You Spend Nothing At Christmas and Be Perfectly Happy?
It is the day after – the wrapping paper has been recycled and the last of the Christmas cookies have been gobbled down. It is just an ordinary Winter day. Everyone has been asking me about the ZERO DOLLAR Experiment and how it went for my family assuming that it has been difficult. Lots of... Read more »