Wednesday, December 31, 2014

9 Tips for End-of-Year Giving

Thanks to the good folks at KFOR channel 4 in Oklahoma City for putting this story together!

OKLAHOMA CITY – It is the season of giving and many are volunteering their time, goods or money to charities. In fact, this time of year is when many non-profits receive a bulk of their donations.

Monday, December 22, 2014

Holiday Top 10 Ideas!

It’s not too late for some holiday tips!! Here are 10 ideas to keep sustainability on track:

Holiday tip #1: Act like a boy scout & be prepared. Make lists. Try to do all of your shopping in one trip.  Save on gas & stress!

Holiday tip #2: Knows store return policies and get gift receipts so they can be returned or exchanged if needed.

Holiday tip #3: Look for gifts that are not over-packaged, labeled energy efficient, made with recycled materials, or recyclable. 

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Tips for a Sustainable Holiday Part 2

The Holidays are a time for gift giving, sharing meals with friends and family, and decorating your home in merry holiday splendor. While all of these activates are fun and good for the soul, sometimes this increased consumerism isn’t so good for the environment – according to the EPA the amount of household garbage from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day can increase by 25%, or 5 million tons! NC GreenPower has some suggestions below for ways to decrease your holiday environmental impact while still spreading holiday cheer.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Let's stay sustainable this holiday season!
Tips for a Sustainable Holiday: 
Take 1 – After Thanksgiving

We've shared our green ideas for Halloween, and Thanksgiving is just a faint memory... It’s finally that time of year when the weather begins to get a little nippy and the leaves are falling, hinting that winter is right around the corner. Here are a few friendly tips to make your December a green one: