This kit is chock full of great items to green your home! This kit contains over $128 worth of green for just $100!!! It is a great value and a great gift!
Reusable Canvas Bag – This bag is perfect for groceries, shopping at the mall, taking to work and a million other uses. Americans use 100 billion plastic bags a year and only 0.6% of them are recycled. Over 14 million trees are cut down every year to make the paper bags that we consume. Use this bag instead to help reduce your impact!
Recycled Denim Insulation – This non-toxic and non itching insulation is great to fit into small gaps where cold air leaks in an warm air leaks out. ENERGY STAR estimates that a knowledgeable homeowner or skilled contractor can save up to 20% on heating and cooling costs (or up to 10% on their total annual energy bill) by sealing and insulating. So get to it! Add this insulation to your attic, around pipes or fill holes and gaps. Insulation helps you stay warm and helps you keep more green in your wallet!
**Kill A Watt Meter – This simple device is an electricity usage monitor that will show you the operating costs of your appliances and electronics. You can program in your local utility costs and it will give you the electricity used and the cost by the hour, day, week, month or year. Learn how much money you can save by unplugging your appliances and electronics when they are not in use!
Compact Fluorescent Light Bulb – We all know these are much more efficient than an old fashioned incandescent bulb. Concern about CFL bulbs has centered around their mercury content. These bulbs contain only 1 mg of mercury. That is 80% less mercury than standard CFLs!
Low Flow Showerhead – Reduce your water consumption and save energy on heating your water. This shower head Saves 40% more water and energy then a standard 2.5 GPM showerhead - that’s 7,300 gallons of water annually! Water savings combined with a 9-jet turbo massage feature leads to a satisfying shower that will help save the planet and your wallet.
Kitchen and Bathroom Sink Aerators – Installing these 1.5 and 1.0gpm faucet aerators in place of your 2.2 gpm aerators can save over 20,000 gallons of water annually. That is approximately equivalent to a 16' x 32' swimming pool! This is a simple green solution!
All Purpose Cleaner - Get rid of the dirt, without replacing it with harsh chemicals. This non-toxic cleaner contains cleaning agents derived from corn sugar and palm kernel oil and pure essential oils. That’s it! For something so pure and simple, you’ll be amazed at how great it cleans up sinks, counter tops, walls, tubs, toilets, porcelain, tile, floors, and more. This cleaner earns extra eco-bonus points because the bottle is made from 100% post-consumer plastic and the cleaner is made locally right here in Minnesota!
Lead Surface Test Kit – Lead poisoning is one of the greatest environmental threats to young children. Although lead based paint was banned in 1978 it is still found in over 57 million homes and now it is showing up in children's toys! You can use this instant lead kit to test toys, paint, dust and more. Get the lead out!
Do It Green Magazine – This local publication is chock full of green ideas, tips and information. It is a wonderful resource for anyone interested in living a more sustainable life. Read about global warming, eco-gardening and how to take action in the community. The resource guide contains tons of businesses and services to help you green you home and life!