Earth Day Tips from Eboxlab
Recycle Your Electronics
Recycling is a big deal, and could cut down the harmful mining and other ways we extract resources from our planet on a daily basis. This is a service we can help you with directly – we will recycle your old or unwanted computer oriented electronics for $10 a unit – this includes data destruction for hard drives. Call us at 720.222.0110 or stop by 8400 E. Iliff Ave. Denver, CO.
Monitor & Reduce Energy Consumption
There are multiple ways to do this: you can use the Nest thermostat, which automically learns your schedule as you go along,and besides reducing your energy consumption it can save you up to 20% on your montly energy bill. You can also employ the services of Schneider Electric to get personlized tracking of all your home’s energy use.
Get Rid of Paper Junk Mail
How much junk mail does your mailbox get filled with? If the majority took this simple step, it would put a good dent in the 4 billion trees that get cut down every year. To make the task extremely simple there is Paper Karma. All you have to do is take a picture of the mail using your phone, send it through the app and bam! No more junk mail.
Carpool for Earth
Carma Carpool is another free app that will help you make a difference and save some money – easily find carpool companions in the U.S., Ireland, and Oslo. This is a great app if you love using the Diamond Lane and not paying for tolls!
If you are wondering whether that ‘eco-friendly’ label on whatever you are buing is legin, you can use GoodGuide, a free app (these have a way of being free don’t they?), to find performance ratings for over 120,000 products.
Game with a Purpose
The Earth Day Network has made official plans to work with the developers of ‘Angry Birds’ to create a game called ‘Champions for Earth’ to raise enviromental awareness. The good news is that judging by the success of ‘Angry Birds’, the game might actually have a great impact.