Thinking Green

Thinking Green

Watch my video tips on green living to find out how to make your home more eco-friendly.


Spraying cardboard with hose

Ban Weeds from Your Garden with This Cardboard Barrier

Rather than using herbicides, landscape fabric, or plastic sheeting to control weeds in your garden or planting beds, try putting down cardboard instead as a green alternative. Watch this video to find out more.

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Computer printer with ink cartridges

Recycle Ink Cartridges to Reduce Waste and Save Money

Over 300 million toner and ink cartridges thrown away each year, adding thousands of tons of waste to landfills.Recycling or refilling ink and toner cartridges reduces waste, helps the environment, and saves 75% over the cost of new ink cartridges. Watch this video to find out more.

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Cotton growing in field

Importance of Buying Organic Cotton Products

While all cotton is made from natural plant fibers, organic cotton is grown without the use of toxic pesticides. Since cotton farming uses more insecticides than any other major crop, growing cotton organically is important for the environment. Watch this video to find out more.

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Danny Lipford standing by a power meter

How to Buy Green Power for Your Home

Over half of the electricity in the U.S. is produced by burning coal, which releases carbon dioxide and other pollutants into the atmosphere. To reduce your carbon footprint, consider purchasing green power for your home instead. Watch this video to find out more.

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LED light bulb in recessed ceiling fixture

LED Light Bulbs Are Energy Efficient Eco-Friendly Choice

LED light bulbs have many advantages over incandescent and even CFL bulbs. LED bulbs are more energy efficient, last longer, are more durable, and eco-friendly. Watch this video to find out more.

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WindTronics wind turbine

Practical Wind Power for Your Home

Using wind power to produce electricity for your home hasn’t been very practical until now, since most U.S. residential areas don’t receive consistent winds. However, wind turbines are now available that work in winds as low as 2 m.p.h. and weigh under 100 pounds. Watch this video to find out more.

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Reusing an old door

Advantages of Using Reclaimed Lumber

Reclaimed lumber is existing lumber salvaged from old buildings and warehouses that is reused as is or milled into flooring and molding. Using reclaimed lumber is very eco-friendly, since it reduces the number of trees cut and the energy used to produce lumber. Watch this video to find out more.

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Programmable thermostat

Green Living Saves Energy and Natural Resources

Living an eco-friendly lifestyle – by recycling, saving energy, and preserving natural resources – is the right thing to do to make the world a better place and preserve it for future generations. Watch this video to find out more.

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