Tags » Green Tips

There's a Reason It's Not Called "Green Friday"

I’ve always been curious as to why the day after Thanksgiving is entitled “Black Friday.” Apparently, in 1966, the Philadelphia Police Department coined the term to describe the chaos surrounding shoppers, traffic jams, and even violence that occurred at shopping centers and malls to open the holiday shopping season. 426 more words

Environmental Ethics

Simple Tips for a Green Thanksgiving

Everyone loves Thanksgiving. It’s a time to gather with loved ones and reflect on the blessings and bounty of the year. But with bounty, unfortunately all to often, comes waste. 568 more words

America Recycles Day

America Recycles Day is “One day to educate. One day to motivate. One day to make recycling bigger and better 365 days a year.” An initiative by Keep America Beautiful and several supporting sponsors, America Recycles Day is November 15th. 172 more words

Green Tips

Before You Wash Your Car, Read This

Sign a pledge, promise to not wash your car in light of California’s drought, and get an awesome sticker! It’s an easy step to show your support and raise awareness.


Environmental Issues

Washing Your Clothes, That Flat Screen, And Your Thermostat

Jack’s Greentivities: saving energy and your hard cold cash at the same time…

Tip 1: If your washing machine has a setting for the amount of clothing you’re washing, choose a low setting — you’ll use less water and your clothes will get just as clean. 91 more words


Volunteers help 'De-Trash the Wabash'

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – Volunteers helped clean up some of the Greater Lafayette community Saturday.

It was all part of De-Trash the Wabash, a bi-annual event put on by the Wabash River Enhancement Corporation. 40 more words


Purdue grad creates a way to grill with coffee

TIPPECANOE CO., Ind. (WLFI) – It’s something most of us just throw away, but Purdue University graduate Rich Bruins has created a way to turn old coffee grounds into fuel for your next cookout. 408 more words