The Spin Dryer: Green Home

If you’re like us and that hour-long dryer cycle makes you feel like a prisoner in your own home (and an energy irresponsible inmate), we’ve found another option – and it isn’t the clothesline. The Laundry Alternative recently introduced the Spin Dryer, a compact machine that does its job between the washing and drying, and […]

Bug Spray: Budget Gardening Tip

This time of year bugs can start eating into your flowers. But before you rush to the store to buy a toxic bug killer, try this simple DIY spray. Bug Spray How-to 1 to 1 ½ teaspoons of baking soda in 2 cups of water. Put in a spray bottle and spray on your flowers […]

Organize Your Receipts: Go Green

The other day at The Budget Ecoist…we were just minding our own business when suddenly…we were taken aback by a reader’s question, “Can I recycle receipt paper?” Well, um, yes, we think so. I mean, we’ve been recycling our receipts…but maybe we’re not supposed to? Maybe there’s some special rule about receipt paper. Oh gosh…have […]