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Ways to be Greener at Home

Earth Week

It’s Earth Week so it is a great opportunity to be environmentally friendly and conscious of our actions. Earth Day Network promotes going green and green economic policies while working with over 22,000 partners and organizations in 192 countries. Here are some ways that you can contribute to making this planet a greener environment.


Turn off and unplug electronics and appliances when not in use

Use recycled products


Use washable dishes/silverware instead of plastic ware


Use reusable water bottles and coffee mugs


Use nontoxic cleaning products


Buy locally and organic


Replace light bulbs with LED lights


Plant your own vegetable and herb garden


Instead of using plastic shopping bags bring your own canvas bags to the supermarket


Turn light off when you exit a room


Walk or ride a bicycle to run errands


Carpool with friends


Use cold water to wash clothes instead of warm


Line dry your laundry


Take shorter showers to reduce water use


Donate or recycle gently used items that you no longer need


Conduct an energy audit on your house and learn how you can save money on your utility bills


Fix any leaky faucets in order to lessen water consumption


Use products with the Energy Star label because they use up to 30% less energy than the average appliance


Turn your water heater temperature down to 120 degrees

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