Category Archives: Environmental Friendly

Renovate Your Landscaping to Benefit You and the Environment!

Need something to do over the weekends? How about improving your landscape? With the warm weather and spring time here, it is the perfect time for you to fix up your landscaping… and make it more drought friendly! Did you know that a … Continue reading

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Lawn Flip for Rebates

The rain is finally here! But how long will it last and will it be enough to get us out of the drought? Researchers say no. The everlasting drought we have been experiencing these past few years has gotten people’s … Continue reading

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4 Home Technologies for Energey Efficiency

Our energy bills are “HUGE” and seem to be growing every year. Are you interested in shaving off $200-$400 off your energy bills annually?  I am! Here is what the National Association of Home Builders offers as some high-tech tips: Automated HVAC Systems. … Continue reading

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Landscaping with Native Plants

Where is all of our rain? If you are thinking about changing your landscaping, consider your options. Cut your water bills by planting native, drought-resistant plants in your yard.  An excellent starting point for learning about the use and beauty … Continue reading

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Hazardous Waste Disposal

Do you have any hazardous waste items that you need to dispose of?  You can schedule a drop-off by calling Santa Clara County Household Hazardous Waste appointment line at 408-299-7300. Items include: paint, batteries, pesticides, household cleaners, motor oil, anti-freeze, mercury thermometers, … Continue reading

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Going Green? A Few Tips to Reduce Your Home’s Expenses.

Going green isn’t just for environmentalists anymore.  Homeowners can save thousands of dollars when updating their current residence or building a new home.  There are many ways to make your home more energy efficient; from switching to Compact Fluorescent Light … Continue reading

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