Be EGOlogical

My Mission: To save the planet and keep some extra money in your wallet

Earth Hour 2012

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Have you ever wondered how much energy the world would save if everyone shut off their lights for just one hour?  Well, as a matter of fact, this phenomenon is attempted throughout the world one day a year, for just one hour.  Earth Hour is an international event where millions of people around the world […] [Read More]
Categories: Activity, General

Widen Margins & Smaller Fonts

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When making study guides or taking notes on your computer that you plan on printing out, widen the margins and reduce the font size to utilize maximum page space.  I typically widen my top and bottom margins from 1″ to 1/4″ – 1/8,” use size ten font, and Arial Narrow.  Also, avoid double spacing.  This […] [Read More]
Categories: General, School & Work

World Water Day 2012

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Happy World Water Day 2012!  United Nations put aside this international day to celebrate freshwater and to focus our attention on the importance of freshwater and advocate for sustainable management of freshwater resources. Each year, the UN chooses a focus for World Water Day and 2012’s focus is about water and food security.  The importance […] [Read More]
Categories: Activity, General

Natural Sunlight vs Gas/Electric Dryer

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As we hang up our turtlenecks and coats and say goodbye to Winter, we are giving a warm welcome to Spring’s sunlight and warm temperatures!  Increased temperatures send out personal invitations for humans and other species to interact in the warm and friendly outdoors.  This increase in heat energy also allows us to utilize the […] [Read More]
Categories: General, Home

Natural Sunlight

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Why spend money on light when there is perfectly available sunlight outside for everyone?  Open your blinds and utilize the sun’s glow to light up your home or workplace.  There is no need to turn on any lights when there is bright sunshine right outside to do the job for you.  By replacing natural light […] [Read More]
Categories: General, Home

“Studying” by Dannica

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Practice the EGOlogical tips? Email your photos to Be.EGOlogical@gmail.com and I will feature them on the Be EGOlogical Blog! Be EGOlogical Tip: “Half vs Normal Notecards” “Studying” – by Dannica [Read More]

Drink Tap Water

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Drink filtered tap water instead of bottled water.  Not only is filtered tap water healthier for your body and better for the environment (refer to Green FAQ), it is a lot cheaper.  The average cost of a water bottle is about a dollar or more, and the price of tap water in a bottle amount […] [Read More]
Categories: General, Home

Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax in Theaters Today!

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Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!  In celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday and to kick off Read Across America Day, Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax has hit movie theaters across the country!  The Lorax is a children’s book written by Dr. Seuss in 1971.  It portrays the story of the negative effects of environmental degradation in the land […] [Read More]
Categories: Activity, General