8 Cheap & Easy Tips to Make Your Home More Green Today

10 Aug

These 8 tips will cost you nothing or next to it.  My favorite price!

1. Unplug all electrical items not being used.  They are using energy just by being plugged in.

2. Get a garbage bin specifically for recyclables. Make sure it’s as easily accessible as your regular waste bin.

3. Turn up the thermostat in warm weather and down in cold weather by a few degrees.  You won’t notice the difference and it will save a lot of energy.  (Sorry if I’m starting to sound repetitive)

4. Use a cotton cloth instead of paper towel.  You can rinse them out and wash them again and again.

5. Turn off the tap when you brush your teeth.  This little trick saves a lot of water each week and it won’t interfere with your routine.

6. Purchase Compact Fluorescent Light bulbs (CFLs).  They use less energy than standard incandescent bulbs.

7. Turn off the lights when you leave a room.  I know you’ve heard this one before…

8. Purchase green cleaning products.  They are healthier for you and the environment by eliminating a lot of toxins.  I personally love Seventh Generation and I just saw them at Target the other day!

Please add any good ones I missed in the comments section!

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