worry that you're life is one big busy merry-go-round that doesn't
leave time for separating the junk mail from the trash? Are you
sick of that nasty cold air coming through your living room windows
on a cold winter night? Do you have a superfund toxic waste dump
in your garage of old gas cans, oil, anitfreeze and paints?
Then it's time for an in-home visit from Kim Carlson, eco-stylist and her
EarthSmart Team known as the "Green Five". They will drive
up in their Toyota Prius hybrid that gets 50+ miles to the gallon courtesy
of Denny Hecker Toyota (call Chris Sumner 651-455-6000 for an EarthSmart
spin in a new and improved '04 Prius)
The EarthSmart Consumer
Waste Woman - Dianna Kennedy
Eureka Recycling www.eurekarecycling.org
Energy Man - Rich Huelskamp
Construction Guy - Greg Boyle
Boyle Construction firstname.lastname@example.org
Green Foodie - Mike Phillips
Chet's Taverna www.chetstaverna.com
an energy audit from your electricity provider.
window film on the outside of the window BETWEEN storm
and window for invisible sealing.
• Caulk the
inside of the storm window with Red Devil Zip-A-Way-Removable
Sealant or another removable caulk (leave a some space in the
caulk at the bottom of the window to allow condensation to drain).
incandescent and halogen light bulbs with compact
fluorescents in ceiling light cans on the top floor
of a home to provide a cooler option so that frost doesn't
develop in the attic.
• Calculate your
savings at Xcelenergy.com
a hygrometer to monitor humidity levels. Acceptable
range 30-50% humidity.
bath fan periodically to remove unwanted humidity.
old gas cans to the hazardous waste facility and
replace with "no-spill" cans with vapor recovery.
gas lawn mower for an electric mower or reel mower.
Information & Resources
Look for Zip-A-Way Removable sealant
go to home improvement and repair products to find window film
Online energy analysis
energy saving information from Commerce Department
energy saving information
click on "air"
Mower Exchange Program - Colleen Coyne 612-334-3388 x109