Here’s an easy, craft idea that will help your kids understand the power of reusing things. It’s a way to Do Your Part and get more life out of your stash of broken crayons.
2/13/2013 - By: Terri Bennett
Looking for ways to pay less for your lighting? Do Your Part and make energy efficient lighting choices. You’ll save energy and money - at the same time! You’ll need to know your options - and know what bulb works best where.
2/10/2013 - By: Terri Bennett
If your family is anything like mine, you can go through several cartons of juice each month, or dozens of juice boxes. The problem is, both can create a lot of waste. Instead, Do Your Part and buy concentrated juice. You’ll create less trash and you’ll even save some money!
2/3/2013 - By: Terri Bennett
Housewarming gifts are always a nice touch. When you’re thinking up the next one you’ll be giving, do your part and keep the planet in mind.
1/27/2013 - By: Terri Bennett
If you want a healthier home, it’s critical to eliminate the hidden and unwanted chemicals that could be polluting it. Do Your Part and detox your house today.
1/13/2013 - By: Terri Bennett
The most popular kitty litter out there may not be the best choice for your cat or for you. Do Your Part and make a more informed choice.
1/6/2013 - By: Terri Bennett
Recycling glass is another super easy way to Do Your Part. It’s as close to instant gratification as you can get in the recycling world. A recycled glass bottle can be back on a store shelf in as little as 30 days and can be recycled over and over again!
12/30/2012 - By: Terri Bennett
Batteries are a fact of life. We need them to power all sorts of electronics. But batteries contain heavy metals like lead and cadmium that are harmful to the environment. Do Your Part to pick a better battery.
12/24/2012 - By: Terri Bennett
Are you planning to take a vacation from the daily grind anytime soon? Before you jump in the car or board a plane, Do Your Part at home to conserve energy and money while you’re away.
12/16/2012 - By: Terri Bennett
Whether you’re a bargain hunter, builder or simply have leftover materials that are too good to throw away, you have to check out Habitat for Humanity’s Re-Stores. It’s a perfect way to Do Your Part and there are hundreds across the country.
12/9/2012 - By: Terri Bennett
Tired of paying big bucks for ink and toner cartridges? Tired of old ones going to waste in a landfill? I’ll show you how to Do Your Part to make sure they get reused and that you save money when it comes to buying your next ones.
12/2/2012 - By: Terri Bennett
Buying some things brand new can be wasteful and unnecessary. Do Your Part and purchase a few gently used items. Here are Terri Bennett's top 5 favorite things to buy used.
11/25/2012 - By: Terri Bennett
Fall leaves are certainly beautiful but they can certainly be a lot of work. Instead of spending our raking, bagging, and trashing them, put them to work for you in your backyard. Terri shows you how easy it is to Do Your Part with them to have your lawn looking its best.
11/18/2012 - By: Terri Bennett
Most of us know what we can toss into our recycling bin. But what about the stuff we can’t? Do Your Part and find solutions to the trickiest of recycling problems.
11/11/2012 - By: Terri Bennett
With recycling getting easier and easier, Terri Bennett shows you how to Do Your Part with her ‘Top 5 Ways to Reduce Household Trash.'
11/4/2012 - By: Terri Bennett
Looking for ways to pay less for lighting your home? There are more ways than just picking a better bulb or turning off the lights. Terri Bennett shows you how to Do Your Part with her ‘Top 5 Ways to Cut Your Lighting Costs.’
10/28/2012 - By: Terri Bennett
Do you have a dirty and dangerous secret lurking in your home? Lots of stuff you have is considered household hazardous waste. Terri Bennett shows you how to Do Your Part and get rid of it responsibly.
10/21/2012 - By: Terri Bennett
Do you cringe every time you open your utility bills? Now there are easy ways to make each one a whole lot less. Terri Bennett will show you how to Do Your Part with a few energy efficient upgrades, all for less than $15 dollars!
10/14/2012 - By: Terri Bennett
There are a ton of choices out there for anyone who wants to pick that perfect scent for their home. "Do Your Part" and make sure you know how your next candle will impact not just your home but the planet.
10/7/2012 - By: Terri Bennett
Did you know that the average American family throws away 25 percent of the food they buy each year. That comes out to roughly $2,000 that gets tossed in the trash. Do Your Part to keep food out of the landfills and more money in your wallet.
9/28/2012 - By: Terri Bennett
When you stop and really think about all the meat you consume in just one day, it can start to really add up. Then, add on the meat everyone else is eating everyday and all of that totals up to quite a hefty toll on the environment. But, there are easy ways to Do Your Part to incorporate more meatless meals into diet. One place to start? Meatless Mondays.
9/23/2012 - By: Terri Bennett
In this week's Do Your Part, Terri Bennett shows us how to avoid bringing in harsh chemicals into the house, from the dry cleaning to the dogs.
9/16/2012 - By: Terri Bennett
You know what stinks? Using toxic air fresheners at home or in your car. They can release air-polluting chemicals that can actually make you sick. Terri Bennett will show you how to Do Your Part to have the air you breathe smelling fresh, naturally.
9/9/2012 - By: Terri Bennett
Don’t send another greeting card that will be trashed right after it’s opened. Next time, do your part and give a card that shows someone you care and helps takes care of the planet.
9/2/2012 - By: Terri Bennett
Changing the oil can be downright dirty, whether you do it yourself or take it to an oil change center. Terri Bennett will show you how to Do Your Part to pick a better oil, keep your car in shape, and help protect the planet all at the same time!
8/26/2012 - By: Terri Bennett
It is tough to watch your dog or cat do battle with fleas. The last thing you want to do is to put a toxic collar on them. They usually contain pesticides that can rub off on your pet and people. Instead, Do Your Part to find natural solutions that work just as well.
8/19/2012 - By: Terri Bennett
Back to school time usually means shelling out a whole lot of money on brand new clothes, supplies, shoes, and even electronics. Do Your Part and shop smarter to save resources and your hard earned money.
8/12/2012 - By: Terri Bennett
It’s downright hot outside these days. There’s no need to despair over rising utility bills as you try to keep cool inside your home. Terri Bennett shows us her ‘Top 5 Ways to Slash Summer Utility Bills’ as you Do Your Part to beat the heat.
8/5/2012 - By: Terri Bennett
We all know that drinking water is good for you, but half of us are still buying bottled water which is waste of resources and money! Do Your Part and break your bottled water habit. All of those bottles may be convenient but by doing a few simple things, you’ll never need one again.
7/29/2012 - By: Terri Bennett
There’s a natural and oh-so-inexpensive cleaner out there that can be used on most any surface. Terri Bennett shows us the one must have if you want to Do Your Part while you clean.
7/22/2012 - By: Terri Bennett
There’s a new way to travel in style. Terri Bennett shows you a fashionable way to go green and Do Your Part while you travel.
7/15/2012 - By: Terri Bennett
Want something fun and eco-friendly to do with the kids this summer? Terri Bennett shows us two easy family crafts that literally turn trash into treasure. It’s one way to Do Your Part when the kids say, “I’m bored!”
7/8/2012 - By: Terri Bennett
In the market for a new washing machine? Do Your Part when you shop to find ones which not only save water but will save you money because not all clothes washers are created equal. Anyone who wants to slash their utility bills immediately, there is one, specific thing to look for when you shop for a new machine so you can Do Your Part on laundry day.
7/1/2012 - By: Terri Bennett
Did you know that the air inside your home could be three times more polluted than the air outside? One of the contributors to indoor pollution could be the paint on your walls. Here’s a few Do Your Part tips to help lower the air pollution inside your home.
6/22/2012 - By: Terri Bennett
It's the first thing that many of us do everyday. Get in the shower. But what do you really know about the shampoos, scrubs, and soaps you put on your body? Do Your Part to make a better choice for you and the environment. A good place to start is to shop for products which have mostly natural ingredients and the fewest preservatives. But remember, the claims on the product aren’t regulated. So you’ll have to check out the ingredient list for yourself.
6/17/2012 - By: Terri Bennett
An easy and tasty way to Do Your Part at the grocery store, is to shop for in-season produce. Buying foods in-season means they aren’t shipped around the world to get to you and you’ll eat them at their freshest. A Country of Origin Label will help you see exactly where your produce comes from. All fresh and frozen fruits and veggies are legally required to have them.
6/10/2012 - By: Terri Bennett
When you stop and really think about all the meat you consume in just one day, it can start to really add up. Then, add on the meat everyone else is eating everyday...and all of that totals up to quite a hefty toll on the environment. But, there are easy ways to Do Your Part to incorporate more meatless meals into diet. One place to start? Meatless Mondays.
6/3/2012 - By: Terri Bennett
One of my favorite things to do is spend time in my garden. But when it comes to battling those pesky garden pests, here’s how you can Do Your Part to make gardening easier for you and easy on the planet.
5/27/2012 - By: Terri Bennett
Want to conserve water and help your garden to thrive? Installing a rain barrel is a good idea! Don’t worry that it’s too much work. Terri Bennett will show you how to Do Your Part and install one in just a matter of minutes.
5/20/2012 - By: Terri Bennett
Looking for a smarter and safer sunscreen? You may be surprised that many popular ones aren’t effective and can actually be hazardous to your health. Terri Bennett shows you how to Do Your Part the next time you’re shopping for a better sunscreen.
5/13/2012 - By: Terri Bennett