What You Can DoÂ To Help Our Island Environment When YouÂ Visit to Mermaid Cottages on Tybee Island
â€¢ Slay â€œVampire Powerâ€ by turning off all lights, TVs, DVDs & computers when not in
â€¢ Use the outdoor clothesline to dry your clothes (they smell good too!)
â€¢ Open the windows turn on the ceiling fans and enjoy the ocean breezes!
â€¢ Use Cold, not Hot in the washing machine
â€¢ Draw your curtains/blinds during the heat of the day
Save Fuel and Drive Less
â€¢ Walk, ride bikes, rent scooters or electric cars!
â€¢ Save gas and have more fun — Tybee is better enjoyed moving SLOW!
â€¢ Glass, plastic, cans, newspapers: use the homeâ€™s green recycling container
â€¢ Take your own bags to the grocery store
â€¢ Use Dish Cloths and cloth napkins and less paper products
â€¢ While brushing teeth, turn water off, and use a cup of water to cleanse mouth of
â€¢ Use dishwasher only when completely full with dirty dishes
â€¢ Take shorter showers with tepid water
What Mermaid Cottages Is Doing ToÂ Help Our Island Environment
â€¢ Installing Compact Fluorescent light bulbs in all of our homes
â€¢ Lo-flow water-saving devices are installed in all bathrooms and outdoor showers
â€¢ All our cleaning products are eco-friendly
â€¢ Energy audits for all our homes to see how we can save more energy
â€¢ Planting drought resistant and local plants to help conserve water