Before discussing the eco-friendly way to clean your shower, I should mention one fact: I've got a thing for worn-out undershirts. Since the time when my kids grew past the cuddly onesie stage, my attachment has evolved from emotional to practical. Well-aged cotton T-shirts are absorbent and lint-free, making them the best type of cloth I've found for cleaning house -- everything from the desktop computer to the bathroom.
No one would knowingly throw their money in the trash can. Yet, we are. American families throw out approximately 25 percent of the food and beverages they buy. The cost estimate for an average family of four is $1,365 to $2,275 annually. Need a visual? Americans could fill the Rose Bowl with a day's worth of food waste.
(BPT) - Did you know planting a tree is one of the easiest and most powerful things you can do to have a positive impact on the environment? It's true. Trees clean the air, prevent rainwater runoff, help you save energy and even combat global warming. And they're a snap to plant! No horticultural degree required. With Arbor Day just around the corner in April, there's no better time to give Mother Nature a little TLC by planting a tree.