Category: green living

4 Ways to Recycle Old Electronics and Appliances

If you just finished up your spring cleaning, chances are you found an electronic device or two that you can’t justify keeping around. It could be an outdated laptop that … READ MORE 4 Ways to Recycle Old Electronics and Appliances The post 4 Way...

7 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

Earth Day is approaching, and while every day is Earth Day, this is a day set aside to reflect and consider just how amazing and important our earth is to … READ MORE 7 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day The post 7 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day appeared f...

How to Start Your Sprinkler System for Spring

Welcome to the Take Charge of Your Home series from Direct Energy! Hiring a professional to perform household maintenance may offer convenience and peace of mind, but you can do many of … READ MORE How to Start Your Sprinkler System for Spring Th...

How Much Energy Does a Baseball Player Use?

Baseball lovers everywhere have been preparing for baseball season. Ball boys and girls are working on their sprints, hot dog vendors are preparing to walk up hundreds of stairs per … READ MORE How Much Energy Does a Baseball Player Use? The post...

Must-Have Gardening Tools Checklist

Gardening is a hobby that you can spend a lifetime learning about. Seasons change, seeds fail or thrive, and just when you think you know it all, you realize how … READ MORE Must-Have Gardening Tools Checklist The post Must-Have Gardening Tools C...

Top Weekend Energy Efficiency Projects, Part Two

In spite of what Punxsutawney Phil says, spring really IS on its way. And at the risk of being even more controversial, it is TRUE that the days really are … READ MORE Top Weekend Energy Efficiency Projects, Part Two The post Top Weekend Energy E...

How to Flush a Water Heater

Welcome to the Take Charge of Your Home series from Direct Energy! Hiring a professional to perform household maintenance may offer convenience and peace of mind, but you can do many of … READ MORE How to Flush a Water Heater The post How to Flus...

How to Calculate Your Carbon Footprint

How do you measure a carbon footprint? Your carbon footprint is not only measured by the sources for carbon and other greenhouse gases (GHGs) you are directly responsible for, such as … READ MORE How to Calculate Your Carbon Footprint The post Ho...