More green tips from a "green" man

As promised, here are more of Cory Hoffart's tips for living a greener lifestyle. I hope you follow these simple and easy suggestions. I know I will; especially when it comes to curbside recycling and shopping with green in mind!

Save water to save money.

  • Install a low-flow showerhead. They don’t cost much, and the water and energy savings will quickly pay back your investment.
  • Use faucet aerators on each faucet. These inexpensive inserts conserve heat and water, while keeping water pressure high.


  • Contact the City of Tulsa to enroll for curbside recycling at
  • Recycle your electronics. E-waste contains mercury and other toxins that are a growing environmental problem. Contact the M.e.t. at

Think before you buy.

  • Go online to find new or gently used secondhand products. Whether you’ve just moved or are looking to redecorate, consider a service like or to get furniture, appliances, and many other items.

Clean green.

  • Consider making your own organic cleaning products using vinegar, borax and baking soda. This improves your interior air quality, limits the environmental impact and saves you money- all without compromising cleaning power.

Home smart.

  • Contact Green Collar Energy and get your home or business Green Collar Certified™. They will help you be greener and save you money:


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