3Rs 101. It’s all here!
Here’s where you’ll find info on all manner of ways to practice your 3Rs, including how to reduce your cooling bill (use energy-efficient light bulbs, for one), organic ways to reuse rainwater (plant a water garden) and where to tote your plastic shopping bags for recycling (take them back to the store).
Clean air is healthy air. The most widespread kinds of air pollution are ozone (smog) and particle pollution (soot), but breathin [Read more]
Boost your battery sense! Many of our favorite gadgets rely on battery power, and many of the batteries we use are rechargeable ( [Read more]
E-cycling: don't just toss out those old electronics. The latest and greatest electronic devices seem to be unveiled faster than [Read more]
Keeping it cool! According to the EPA, the average home spends almost 20% of its utility bill on cooling. Increased energy produ [Read more]
Is your home a hazardous waste site? Whether it's a house or an apartment, maintaining a home requires lots of work: painting, cl [Read more]
Give plastic bags and film a second chance! HR Green is excited to announce A Bag’s Life campaign and partnership with Keep V [Read more]
Rain gardens are a beautiful way to keep our waterways clean! A rain garden is a landscaped area specially designed to collect ra [Read more]
Recycling at home is one of the easiest ways to do something good for the environment without having to leave your own home! Recyc [Read more]
3Rs = Reduce, Reuse, RecycleSimple formula, huge impact. Bring recycling to your school by following this all inclusive guide for [Read more]
Prevent paper waste. According to the EPA, paper and paper board are the second most commonly recycled item – good job everyo [Read more]
Be a super hero shopper! Our shopping habits make a difference. Reusable bags are the super hero of bags, boasting an average l [Read more]
Water conservation starts with just a drop in the bucket. Hampton Roads residents would be amazed by how much water they could [Read more]
Be water-wise at home and in your yard. Our homes and yards are filled with helpful tools and simple reminders to use water wisel [Read more]
Mailbox manners and phone book etiquette! According to Tree Hugger, "an estimated 650,000 tons of phone books are distributed t [Read more]