Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Tips on being more Eco friendly!

Good Morning blog readers I am here today to present you with some tips that will help you make your store a 'Greener' place to shop,Many of you may have been wondering how there are ways you can make your shop more Eco friendly for yourself & for your customers.


First lets start with Your product itself weather you make journals,Accessories or Jewelry there is always at least one way to incorporate recycled items into your work.If you work with Jewelry a good idea to use recycled items is to ask around your friends & family for their Unused & Unwanted jewelry or even goodwill/yard sale hunt you can then take the items you have found tear them apart & make them into something even more special & Eco friendly.If you work with Journals,you can also goodwill/yard sale hunt for books that are unfix-able,journals with only part of their papers still in it & reuse them to make new covers & pages for the journals or note books that you make.



A great way to become Eco friendly with your Shipping supplies to to Reuse packages you yourself have received from other sources,Did you get a large bubble mailer that has No writing on one half of it? Cut it in half & use the clean half to send out your smaller item you will just simply need to use clear packing tape to close the cut side of your package,If you have received a box that has a sticker,or Small name/address written on it you can either remove the sticker or place a taped piece of paper on it with the new name/address,You can even do the same with the packing peanuts that are sent out in most Packages instead of throwing them away why not reuse them? It saves you time & money,plus its recycling so its a win/win for you.



I myself have reused packaging & old jewelry to create new works of art it is amazing what you can turn one or two broken pieces of jewelry into.Explore your options & save your wallet from becoming empty you could be spending more money than you have to.Also keep an eye out for Packaging tips & More coming your way soon.Thank You

Please leave a comment with ways that You help the world become 'Greener'

9 comments:

  1. Great tips! I love repurposing old jewelry. Why waste it? Always feels so satisfying to give something a new lease on life!

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  2. 1. If I dry my hands with a paper towel, I set it aside to dry and reuse it.
    2. I turn off my computer monitor at work for lunch and after work.

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  3. Linda those are both very good ideas & how to save energy & Reuse everyday things I agree that it is a waste to throw out paper towels if they are just wet you could always reuse them later.

    Thank you for leaving a comment!

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  4. Hello! I enjoyed your Eco friendly post. I always try to look in usual places for unusual uses of common items. Wow, that was a complicated way to say I love to reuse. Great blog, going now to follow. :)

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  5. A very necessary topic on all our blogs. Great blog.

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  6. good tips.

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  7. great tips! .. thanks for visiting my blog :)

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  8. Thank you for the tips. Can't know enough when it comes to being eco~friendly. Love it!

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  9. These are amazing tips! People should start maximizing what they have, instead of dismissing it as junk. With some imagination and creativity, surely, anyone can create something “new” out of old. After all, one man’s garbage is another man’s treasure, right?

    -Sabrina Garza

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