Category Archives: Eco Friendly

Eco-Friendly, earth friendly steps everyday.

My Pathway Solar Light Won’t Work – Can It Be Repaired?

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

You bought that solar light for your landscaped bed a few years back. But now it’s stopped working. Do you need to throw it out and buy a new one?

Not necessarily. More than likely it’s an easy repair! I’m sharing step-by-step instructions of what we did to repair our solar lights – with photos to make it easy.

Non-working solar light - can my solar light be repaired - #TexasHomesteader

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Ditch The Plastic! Using Glass In The Refrigerator

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Do you hate the hodgepodge pile of stained plastic food storage dishes with their mismatched or missing lids? Me too. Ditch the Plastic! Glass jars are easy to repurpose for food storage. And being able to see the food in your refrigerator may slow down your food waste as well.

Ditch the Plastic! Glass jars are easy to repurpose and being able to see the food in your fridge may slow down your food waste as well #TexasHomesteader

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How We Reduced Our Household Trash – A Few Simple Tips!

Texas Homesteader ~ 

You pay a fee to have a large truck pick up & haul your trash to the landfill. Do you hate that as much as we do? We’ve managed to reduce our landfill contributions over the years by using a few simple tricks. We’ve even been able to eliminate our trash collection service and associated fees. So the result has been positive for both our budget as well as the environment.

PREcycle recycle, compost reducing landfill waste plastic trash #TexasHomesteader

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Things I No Longer Buy At The Store To Save Money & The Environment

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

There are many things that I no longer buy at the store. I’m typically able to make do (quite nicely, actually) with what I already have here at home. I’ve found it just took looking at things in a different way. 

Come see what I no longer buy at the store.

Things I no longer buy at the store - trash bags, cleaners, mixes, etc. #TexasHomesteader

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How To Save Money On Groceries -12 Easy Tips

by Texas Homesteader ~ 
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I’m sharing 12 easy tips to save on groceries. Most of these tips are good for  your budget AND the environment. And it doesn’t get any easier than this – there are many super simple ways to make the most of your food dollars.

Homestead pantry stocked with food in glass jars. #TexasHomesteader

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