Trash Talk – Flies Bugging You? Some Natural Solutions

Trash Talk – Flies Bugging You? Some Natural Solutions

Use mint as a fly repellent. Small sachets of crushed mint can be placed around the home to discourage flies. Bay leaves, cloves and eucalyptus wrapped in small cheesecloth squares can be hung by open windows or doors. Place a small, open container of sweet basil and...
Trash Talk – ‘Sustainable’ help from unexpected sources!

Trash Talk – ‘Sustainable’ help from unexpected sources!

Fish tanks – when you clean the tank, instead of pouring the dirty water out the door or down the drain, use it as a nutrient-rich solution for plants! Pet beds – the next time dog or cat needs a newbed, look for one made from recycled materials, and be sure to...
Trash Talk – Celebrate Earth Week!

Trash Talk – Celebrate Earth Week!

3 simple things Canopy Project – plant a tree, or donate to the Canopy Project; for each $1 you donate, they will plant a tree! Go Paperless – online bill-pay & paperless statements are easy ways to save, save, save! Recycle e-waste – each year tons of devices...
Trash Talk – More ways to save: sports & exercise

Trash Talk – More ways to save: sports & exercise

Golf – golf loses about as many new players as it attracts each year, so if you are just starting, buy used, and/or begin with a half set of irons. As you improve, you can add! Tennis – play outdoor, during daylight. Lighting a single tennis court can consume over...
Trash Talk – Ways to save: sports & exercise

Trash Talk – Ways to save: sports & exercise

The calendar says ‘Spring’ but will it ever arrive?!? When it does, here are some ways to save: sports & exercise Donate – your used sporting goods; contribute to a good cause, save resources, and delay adding to the landfill; plus a possible tax advantage Used...
Trash Talk – Do you file a tax return?

Trash Talk – Do you file a tax return?

Do you know someone who files? (parents? friends?) e-file & direct deposit – please! It’s quick–and secure – get any refund due back from the IRS electronically, instead of waiting for a check to arrive by mail. Save paper & other resources, going...