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Green cleaning ideas that are kind to Mother Nature

Green cleaning ideas that are kind to Mother Nature

It’s not necessary to use harsh chemicals and toxins to achieve a cleaner, fresh-smelling home this season. Homemade cleaning products and earth-friendly tactics can help you clean green. Here are…

Beat the heat and save some green with these warm weather energy saving ideas

Beat the heat and save some green with these warm weather energy saving ideas

There are plenty of reasons to be excited that winter is finally over. Among them: no more slick roads, heavy jackets, freezing temperatures or dry skin. Spring’s arrival also means…

Stopping the drain: Innovative technology helps conserve water throughout the house

Stopping the drain: Innovative technology helps conserve water throughout the house

Four hundred gallons – that’s how much water the average American home uses in a day, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Is it any wonder? You turn on the…

Greener grilling: Good for you and for Mother Nature, too

Greener grilling: Good for you and for Mother Nature, too

You already know grilling is a healthful, flavorful and fun way to cook while enjoying the great outdoors. But did you know it can also be a “green” activity? By…

Maywood Girl Scouts Tend to Community Garden

Maywood Girl Scouts Tend to Community Garden

Maywood Girl Scouts completed their 2nd year of planting flowers in the Maywood Community Garden. Girls from kindergarten through 8th grade participated and enjoyed the day. It’s great when we can give back to our…

Recycling For A Better Community

Recycling For A Better Community

First grade students from Parkway School in Paramus help the environment by reducing their lunchtime trash and recycling milk cartons into planters for Mother’s Day. The students will also perform…

Four eco-friendly car tips to get you back on the road

Four eco-friendly car tips to get you back on the road

You put your vehicle through a lot this winter, but spring is finally here and that means you can enjoy driving once again. If you’re ready to get out on…

Habitat for Humanity Seeks Used Vehicles

Habitat for Humanity Seeks Used Vehicles

In recognition of Earth Day, Habitat for Humanity of Bergen County (Habitat Bergen) encourages the community to recycle their used cars and vehicles to help build homes and hope for…

School lunches are gold mines for recycling, reusing and replenishing

School lunches are gold mines for recycling, reusing and replenishing

From an early age, children can roll up their sleeves and get involved in helping reduce the amount of trash they produce by participating in recycling programs. Across the country,…

Why invest in insulation during a renovation?

Why invest in insulation during a renovation?

When it comes to enhancing the value and comfort of a home, most homeowners will opt to address the cosmetic features of a home when completing a renovation project. Yet,…