People are making a pledge to buy a portion of their electricity from offshore wind once Lake Erie’s “Icebreaker” demonstration project is complete in 2017.
Monday, April 22, 2013
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Here is a list of ways to live a greener lifestyle, plus some resources to help you go green right here in North Canton.
If you aren’t ready to throw some solar panels on the roof and ditch your power company, but would like to save some money by living a greener life, here are 20 tips to help you get started. Around the house: 1. Buy food, including spices and flour, in bulk. You’ll save money and reduce the amount of packaging that goes in the trash. Sam's Club in Jackson Township offers bulk food options. 2. Make sure your thermostat is set properly. Lowering the default settings during the summer and at night could save you almost $200 a year, according to Energy Star. More tips at energystar.gov. 3. Insulate your hot water heater. To see if you need to insulate, touch your heater. If it is warm to the touch, it needs additional insulation. You will …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
If your New Year's resolution is to live a greener lifestyle, check out these 20 tips to help you stick to your plan.
If you want to be kinder to the planet and save some money at the same time, here are 20 ways to go green in 2013.
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Becoming more earth-friendly doesn't have to be a one-person mission. This week our Moms Council wants to know how you get your whole family involved in earth-saving efforts.
Going green as a family. That's possible, right? This week our Moms Council is curious to see how North Canton families are earth-friendly and how parents teach their kids about the importance of the tried-and-true slogan "reduce, reuse, recycle." We think this discussion is especially timely because of the emergence of Let's Care North Canton, a local group headed by Shelley Cobb (also a North Canton Patch blogger). So, tell us: How have you gone green and included your family in the process?