One of cable's top rated shows — "Royal Pains" — stars Mark Feuerstein, Jill Flint and Paulo Costanzo. Here are their green tips. (Gerri Miller)


Paulo Costanzo: Hey, my name is Paulo Costanzo.

Jill Flint: I'm Jill Flint.

Mark Feuerstein: This is Mark Feuerstein and you're watching the Mother Nature Network.

Paulo Costanzo: Hey, my name is Paulo Costanzo and my green tip is: If you go to Trader Joe's or Whole Foods, which you should, uh, use their reusable bags. A couple dollars, but then you can just use it all year long, and it's sturdier so it won't break. Thanks a lot!

Jill Flint: Hi, my name's Jill Flint and my green tip of the day is to take shorter showers. You don't have to run your water forever just to make it the right temperature. Shorter showers.

Mark Feuerstein: My name is Mark Feuerstein and my green tip of the day is recycle. Make sure you separate those plastic goods from those regular garbage goods, and get 'em in the right bin.