Save a Tree: Read Online

– by Laura Mauney – Cutting back on your paper-based purchases is as easy as cancelling newspaper and magazine subscriptions, and avoiding purchase of printed books. Instead, read online using your desktops, laptops, smartphones, tablets, and/or eReaders. Most newspapers and Continue reading

Save a Tree: Shop Online

– by Laura Mauney – As one who has often received paper catalogs from the same company as frequently as once a week, I can attest to the vast waste involved. One effective way to limit the deluge is to Continue reading

Save a Tree: Manage Finances Online

– by Laura Mauney – In many instances, you pay bank and credit card fees, so make best use of those products! Do you really need a fat monthly statement in the mail full of multiple pages and special offers Continue reading

Chronicles of a Tree-Hugger’s Life: Buy Paper Goods Made of Post Consumer Content

– by Laura Mauney – Many grocery stores, big box stores and online retailers now offer bathroom tissue, paper towels, and paper knapkins made of “post-consumer” content (recycled paper). The same products can also be purchased at top online superstores, Continue reading

Chronicles of a Tree-Hugger’s Life: Send eCards to Your Family and Friends!

– by Laura Mauney – I’ve always found electronic greeting cards, or eCards, to be one of the most delightful ways of wishing my family and friends well on special occasions. In recent years, I’ve taken to splitting my holiday Continue reading