Saving Energy in the Kitchen

Written by Lillian & Dave Brummet


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Pasta cooking water can be left out until it has completely cooled so thatrepparttar heat and moisture are released back intorepparttar 105539 air. Before pullingrepparttar 105540 plug, consider leaving hot dishwater (and bath water) until it cools. Why pay to heat up your sewer pipes? When cooking vegetables, consider steaming instead of boiling. When steamed, more nutrients are retained inrepparttar 105541 food, and because it requires less water to heat - there is less energy used.

In summer, consider cooking onrepparttar 105542 barbecue to help keeprepparttar 105543 house cool. Most barbecues now include side burners that make outdoor cooking all that much easier. All these methods are relatively easy to adopt and when added up,repparttar 105544 savings in energy and time really do make a difference.



-- Written by Dave and Lillian Brummet based on the concept of their book, Trash Talk. The book offers useful solutions for the individual to reduce waste and better manage resources. A guide for anyone concerned about his or her impact on the environment. (http://www.sunshinecable.com/~drumit)


Garbage in its Place

Written by Lillian & Dave Brummet


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Report any dumping you witness, whether it was done illegally or accidentally - just getrepparttar license number and leaverepparttar 105538 rest torepparttar 105539 officials. Also, report any site where garbage has been left by others. These problems can be reported torepparttar 105540 local city, highway, public works or conservation office. Ask them to arrange for it to be cleaned up. By doing these relatively small actions, we prevent contamination and injuries to people or wildlife inrepparttar 105541 area. When separating recyclable items, we keep a valuable resource out ofrepparttar 105542 landfill. In addition, we maintain a pristine environment for citizens, tourists and wildlife to enjoy. We can all take pride knowing that by keeping garbage in its place, we are makingrepparttar 105543 world just a little better for everyone.



-- Written by Dave and Lillian Brummet based on the concept of their book, Trash Talk. The book offers useful solutions for the individual to reduce waste and better manage resources. A guide for anyone concerned about their impact on the environment. (http://www.sunshinecable.com/~drumit)


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