Tag: green living

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Eco-Friendly Back-to-School Supplies

Doing some last minute back-to-school shopping? To help your kids go green in the classroom, we’ve gathered a list of going green tips and some of the coolest eco-friendly school supplies available! Check out our favorites: Recycled Newspaper Pencils Drink Pouch Pencil Case Banana Paper Non-Toxic Glue Stick Soybean Blend Biodegradable Crayons Reusable Sandwich Bags […]

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Five Tips for an Eco-Friendly Labor Day Celebration

Labor Day is the perfect time to get together with family and friends for fun outdoor celebrations, but did you know these festivities could be harmful to the environment? To make your Labor Day get-togethers eco-friendly (but still a blast!), check out these five ways to go green: Grilling out? Ditch the charcoal, and opt […]

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Direct Energy Buzz August 30 Edition

Well folks, we made it! It’s finally Friday and we’ve got a three-day weekend ahead. How are you planning on spending Labor Day weekend? We wrapped up the month of August with some fun blog posts to help you prep for fall and keep you up to date on all the latest Direct Energy news. […]

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Eco-Friendly Labor Day Recipes

How are you celebrating Labor Day? If you’re hosting a get-together, we’ve gathered some recipes that are perfect for reducing your carbon footprint while creating a delicious meal! Before cooking, think about what’s in season and purchasing local produce. Incorporate fruits and veggies like tomatoes, corn, zucchini, peppers and greens into your Labor Day grub—it’s […]

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Green Lunch Tips

On Monday, we gave some eco-friendly back-to-school tips to help prep your kids for the classroom… now let’s look at how to green up their lunches! Five tips for an eco-friendly lunch: Put away the paper bags and invest in a reusable lunchbox. Instead of using plastic sandwich bags, spring for food storage containers. Pack […]

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Direct Energy Buzz August 16 Edition

It’s Friday already? How did that happen? We’ve been busy bees this week! It’s nearing the end of the summer, how is your freezer doing? Check out our blog post from Monday for some ways to make your freezer a little greener. On Tuesday, we launched our new Volunteer Citizen of the Year award website. […]

Ecofriendly Travel

Eco-Friendly Travel Destinations

Planning a last minute family vacation before the kids head back to school? If you’re passionate about going green, check out some of these eco-friendly family travel destinations: Portland – Ranked as the greenest city in America, Portland should top the list of any eco-lover searching for vacation ideas! San Francisco – With a commitment […]