Here a simple life hack for recycling small pieces of plastic labeled #1 PET. Put it in a bottle with the same plastic label. This will ensure the little bits arrive at the right sorting destination at the materials recovery facility (recycling center).
In the U.S. we use 500,000,000 plastic drinking straws EVERY DAY! And most of these straws don't get recycled. Plastic lids are also a problem, likely made from a plastic polymer that is hard to recycle (Usually #6). Here's a simple way to reduce this plastic waste...skip the straw and dis the lid. You got time for this! #1LessStraw
Whenever I go to the home improvement store I check the cull bin. There are usually a few boards or pieces of wood that I can use for a project. And I make it a practice to buy them to save 70% and to keep the material out of the landfill. Our culture and economy promotes wasteful lifestyle. This is simple lifehack to combat excess and waste.
Golf is not cheap. That is part of the reason I usually only play once a year with my father and brother. This also means I am in a constant state of being rusty. To keep my round cheap and green, I buy used golf balls. Hunter Recycled Golf Balls (Really should be called "Reused") can be found online and at local stores. Keep your game green whether you're on the green or in the water.
How much coffee do you drink in a year? The average coffee drinker can avoid putting 80 lbs of coffee grounds in the landfill each by doing these simple tips.
Found water is free (mostly) and unexpected...water that would be lost or forgotten or maybe even poured down the drain. Found water can be utilized to replace water we pay for. All it takes is a creative mind to locate this money saving water and a little extra work to use it. Because this water is from the dehumidifier, I've paid for electricity to capture it, so it is not truly free. If you don't use a dehumidifier, then capture the condensation from your home's AC and use that as found water.