There are a lot of things to consider when you try to analyze the true cost of something. Printing photos is one of those things. However, the friendly folks over at www.howtogeek.com put together a handy spreadsheet that gets you to the bottom line a little faster. It basically involves punching in a few numbers [...]
Someone asked me an interesting question the other day. It was a good one that I really stopped to think about for a minute. They wanted to know how they could make an impact on the environment quickly, easily, and affordably.
So I thought about all the things I’ve talked about here, and tried to [...]
Woah there, hang on a second. Homemade laundry detergent? Seriously? You’re not going to tell me that something I can make at home is going to be just as effective against dirt and grime as something that a big conglomerate company sold me, are you?
Without being too enthusiastic, yea, I am.
Here’s the details. [...]
Your refrigerator. What would you do without it?
Did you know, your refrigerator can suck up to 20% of your entire electric bill?
Take control of the ice box. Here’s how.
1. Adjust the thermostat! Your refrigerator should be between 38 and 42 degrees. Any colder and you’re not doing much more for your food. [...]
Haven’t updated your bathroom in a while? If your toilet is an older high flow toilet, save yourself some money by throwing a brick in the tank (well, not a brick, I’ll get into why not in a second).
The water that the ‘brick’ displaces can really add up, saving you a 1/2 gallon per [...]