Tuesday, 01 November 2011 20:48

Battery Recycling at MCS!

Battery Recycling at MCS – UpdateAs of now we are restricted to recycling ONLY rechargeable batteries through MCS.Any kind of rechargeables, from tools, toothbrushes, computers, etc. If it can berecharged it can be recycled. There are no companies that will recycle single usebatteries free of charge. We tried a few of the companies last year and it was justtoo expensive to continue mailing off the batteries. You CAN continue to drop offyour single use and rechargeable batteries at school. Please do not throw them inthe trash.The rechargeable batteries will be taken to a recycling location and the single usewill be…
Wednesday, 10 November 2010 16:34

Take a "military" shower!

Try to take a "military" shower 1x/week.  Turn the water off while you shampoo, soap up, shave and turn back on to rinse.  Imagine how much water you save during the time in the shower you don't need it!  How many women out there leave the water running in the shower when you shave?  It saves a lot of one of our most precious resources!
Non-toxic Air Freshener: ( mix all the ingredients) One fine mist sprayer (you can find this one at the dollar store or at any other store) 10 drops of Lemon oil 5 drops Bergamot oil (Citrus Bergania Risso) 5 drops of Grapefruit oil Distilled water   All Purposes Cleaning Spray: 32 oz bottle 2 cups of water 1/2 cup of distilled white vinegar 1 teaspoon of pure castille soap 3/4 cup hydrogen peroxide 20 drops tea tree oil 20 drops of lavender or lemongrass essential oil The source for these two recipies are from a book: Gorgeously Green by Sophie…