It's the perfect gift under $100 for anyone who wants to go green but doesn't know where to start
Milwaukee (PRWEB) October 8, 2008
Bypass the holiday socks and fruitcakes, and give friends a gift that matters for years to come. New from Eco Hatchery, the Eco Starter Kit includes the tools needed to conserve energy, save money, and shrink your carbon footprint for good.
Using the toolkit's easy eco products and personalized online roadmap, a typical U.S. household can reduce CO2 emissions by 2.5 tons and cut utility bills by $260 per year. The reduction of emissions is equivalent to replacing a mid-size sedan with a Prius hybrid or eliminating 5,500 pounds of garbage from landfills.
A step-by-step, illustrated instruction book describes economic and environmental benefits of all the kit's eco products, along with the time needed for each activity. Users can track improvement of their carbon footprint online and even join forces with others to work toward a common goal.
"It's the perfect gift under $100 for anyone who wants to go green but doesn't know where to start," said Eco Hatchery President Adam Borut. The eco-friendly and energy-saving products included in the kit were selected for their high impact and ease of use, e.g.:
- Energy Monitor to identify appliance hogs
- Eco Lighting Replacement Tool
- Home Tap Water Quality Test & Conservation Tools
- Reusable Filtered-Water Bottle
- Home Insulation Products
- Reusable Shopping Bag
- Eco-friendly Soy Candle
- A-Z Recycling Resources Directory
- Recycled Coffee Filters
- Online Eco Roadmap with personalized recommendations for ongoing savings
- …and more
"The timing of the Eco Starter Kit couldn't be better, as the presidential election, high gas prices, and ever stranger weather patterns have raised consumer awareness of the need to take action, not only to save the environment, but to save cash," Borut said.
The Eco Hatchery web site features a free carbon calculator that enables homeowners to see how their lifestyle choices impact the environment. As they use the products in the Eco Starter Kit, they can track savings online and generate an Eco Roadmap with personalized recommendations for ongoing savings.
Based in Milwaukee, WI, Eco Hatchery is hatching green homes by helping individuals take the first steps toward energy conservation and greenhouse gas emissions reductions. The web site features Eco Communities for group footprint tracking and Roadmaps for personalized product and project recommendations. Box dimensions are 16" x 15" x 4". Price: $97.50. Web site: http://www.ecohatchery.com.