Greening Your Exercise

Reading Time: 1 minute Throw on eco-friendly threads – Organic cotton is breathable, absorbent and available in everything from sports bras to socks. Eco Yoga – Green up your downward dog with a biodegradable yoga mat. Make your own energy bars – Dump wasteful packaging and worrying about additives, and save a little money!  Fuel up with homemade recipes.  […]

Kick the Habit

Reading Time: < 1 minute Reduce, reuse, recycle!  Here are some ideas to help you “Reuse” instead of using disposable items. FACT: In 2005 it was reported that only 5.2% of plastic bags were recycled. FACT: Plastic,  in any form, has only been around a little more than half a century.  It is believed to take several hundred years to […]

E-Waste Recycling Made Easy

Reading Time: < 1 minute E-waste, if not disposed of properly, can be hazardous to the environment.  E-waste is simply any old electronic device that you no longer wish to keep.  Items categorized as e-waste include (but are not limited to): – Televisions (plasma and LCD) – Computer monitors – Computer CPU’s and software disks – Cell phones, PDA’s, pagers […]

Opt-Out: Find Small Ways to Reduce Your Impact on the Environment

Reading Time: < 1 minute Junk mail, phone books, and even your statements that are mailed to you use a lot of paper.  And most of those things most people do not look at, read, or use.  You can “opt-out” of many mailings which will greatly reduce your impact on the environment. Fact: 17 million catalogs are mailed every year.  […]

Moving – We Can Make It Easy!

Reading Time: < 1 minute If you are moving, LPC can make it easy!  Check out, LPC’s free online moving resource for setting up your apartment utilities, Internet, television service and phone. You can also change your address online, get mover quotes and moving tips. Check out today!

Saving Energy – Proper Use of Heaters

Reading Time: < 1 minute Heating systems use more energy than any other system in your home.  Here are some tips on how to stay warm this winter, and still “Go Green”. Fact: Lowering the thermostat by just one degree Fahrenheit can reduce energy use by 3 percent. Fact: In the winter, set your thermostat at 60 degrees Fahrenheit when […]

Magazines, Books and Anything Paper

Reading Time: < 1 minute Magazines, books, and other paper have a way of accumulating.  Here are some tips to help reduce the amount of waste and reuse some of the items more than once.  Remember, small changes do make a big impact! FACT: One ton of recycled paper saves 380 gallons of oil. FACT: It takes the same amount […]

Batteries, Light Bulbs and Hazardous Chemicals

Reading Time: < 1 minute – Return excess hazardous products, spills, or drips to the original container. – Pesticides, herbicides, oil paints, paint cleaners, and oil and transmission fluids should never be flushed into a water system, disposed of on the ground, or put into household refuse. – Visit to help find locations to recycle hazardous waste, batteries, etc.  […]

Think You Can?

Reading Time: < 1 minute Henry Ford once said, “Whether you think you can or think you can’t, either way you’re right.”  This is a powerful message that shows that the expectations you have for yourself and those around you really do impact the results that you will get.  LPC always had a mission statement that spoke to our 3 […]