🌎Install sink water aerators.
🌎Install low-flow shower heads.
🌎Turn down the temperature of your water heater. Who takes a shower at the max heat your hot water heater can pump out? Pretty sure none of us. Instead of making your hot water heater work overtime in keeping the water extra hot, turn down the temperature setting. This will make big changes to your electric bill.
🌎Time your showers. On average, 2.1 gallons of water is used every minute in the shower. That adds up quickly!
🌎Line dry your clothes. 𝘋𝘳𝘺𝘦𝘳𝘴 𝘥𝘰𝘯’𝘵 𝘦𝘷𝘦𝘯 𝘤𝘰𝘮𝘦 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩 𝘢𝘯 “𝘌𝘯𝘦𝘳𝘨𝘺 𝘚𝘵𝘢𝘳” 𝘳𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘨—𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵’𝘴 𝘩𝘰𝘸 𝘣𝘢𝘥 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘺 𝘢𝘳𝘦 𝘪𝘯 𝘵𝘦𝘳𝘮𝘴 𝘰𝘧 𝘦𝘯𝘦𝘳𝘨𝘺 𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘴𝘶𝘮𝘱𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯.
🌎Wait till you have a full load of laundry to wash & wash your clothes in cold water.
🌎Buy bulk and concentrated detergents. The smaller the item, the more the packaging. Packaging is a major contributor to waste, but it doesn’t have to be if you buy smart. Buying items in bulk and choosing concentrated detergents won’t just cut down on packaging: it will also save you money.
🌎Use cold water for washing. According to the EPA, 90% of the energy used in washing is spent heating water, which is often needless. Guess what? Washing in hot water wears clothes faster and sets stains, too.
🌎Keep your fridge coils clean
🌎Run your dishwasher only when it is full
🌎Choose an Energy-Efficient Appliances
🌎Invest in Long-Lasting Cookware
🌎Replace your light bulbs with LED lights. 𝘈 𝘴𝘮𝘢𝘭𝘭 𝘶𝘱𝘧𝘳𝘰𝘯𝘵 𝘪𝘯𝘷𝘦𝘴𝘵𝘮𝘦𝘯𝘵 𝘪𝘯 𝘓𝘌𝘋𝘴 𝘤𝘢𝘯 𝘴𝘢𝘷𝘦 𝘩𝘶𝘯𝘥𝘳𝘦𝘥𝘴 𝘰𝘳 𝘦𝘷𝘦𝘯 𝘵𝘩𝘰𝘶𝘴𝘢𝘯𝘥𝘴 𝘰𝘧 𝘥𝘰𝘭𝘭𝘢𝘳𝘴. 𝘗𝘙𝘖 𝘛𝘐𝘗: 𝘉𝘶𝘺 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘮 𝘰𝘯 𝘴𝘢𝘭𝘦 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘳𝘦𝘱𝘭𝘢𝘤𝘦 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘮 𝘴𝘭𝘰𝘸𝘭𝘺.
🌎Make your own cleaning solutions. 𝘔𝘰𝘴𝘵 𝘴𝘵𝘰𝘳𝘦 𝘣𝘰𝘶𝘨𝘩𝘵 𝘤𝘭𝘦𝘢𝘯𝘦𝘳𝘴 𝘢𝘳𝘦 𝘧𝘶𝘭𝘭 𝘰𝘧 𝘤𝘩𝘦𝘮𝘪𝘤𝘢𝘭𝘴 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘭𝘭𝘺 𝘥𝘰𝘯’𝘵 𝘸𝘢𝘯𝘵 𝘱𝘰𝘭𝘭𝘶𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘺𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘩𝘰𝘮𝘦. 𝘉𝘶𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘳𝘦 𝘢𝘳𝘦 𝘮𝘢𝘯𝘺 𝘰𝘧 𝘨𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘵 𝘤𝘭𝘦𝘢𝘯𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘧𝘰𝘳𝘮𝘶𝘭𝘢𝘴 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘤𝘢𝘯 𝘮𝘢𝘬𝘦 𝘢𝘵 𝘩𝘰𝘮𝘦 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘸𝘰𝘳𝘬 𝘫𝘶𝘴𝘵 𝘢𝘴 𝘸𝘦𝘭𝘭, 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘤𝘰𝘴𝘵 𝘫𝘶𝘴𝘵 𝘱𝘦𝘯𝘯𝘪𝘦𝘴 𝘵𝘰 𝘮𝘢𝘬𝘦!
🌎Use washable rags instead of paper towels.
🌎Get a smart thermostat
🌎Put all your major electronics on power strips. 𝘌𝘷𝘦𝘯 𝘸𝘩𝘦𝘯 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘺 𝘢𝘳𝘦 “𝘰𝘧𝘧”, 𝘛𝘝𝘴, 𝘦𝘭𝘦𝘤𝘵𝘳𝘰𝘯𝘪𝘤 𝘦𝘲𝘶𝘪𝘱𝘮𝘦𝘯𝘵, 𝘤𝘢𝘣𝘭𝘦 𝘣𝘰𝘹𝘦𝘴, 𝘞𝘐𝘍𝘐 𝘳𝘰𝘶𝘵𝘦𝘳𝘴, 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘤𝘰𝘮𝘱𝘶𝘵𝘦𝘳𝘴 𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘶𝘦 𝘵𝘰 𝘥𝘳𝘢𝘸 𝘦𝘭𝘦𝘤𝘵𝘳𝘪𝘤𝘪𝘵𝘺 𝘢𝘭𝘭 𝘥𝘢𝘺. 𝘗𝘶𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘮 𝘢𝘭𝘭 𝘰𝘯 𝘢 𝘱𝘰𝘸𝘦𝘳 𝘴𝘵𝘳𝘪𝘱 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘴𝘩𝘶𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘮 𝘵𝘰𝘵𝘢𝘭𝘭𝘺 𝘰𝘧𝘧 𝘢𝘵 𝘯𝘪𝘨𝘩𝘵 𝘰𝘳 𝘸𝘩𝘦𝘯 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘭𝘦𝘢𝘷𝘦 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘩𝘰𝘶𝘴𝘦 𝘵𝘰 𝘳𝘦𝘥𝘶𝘤𝘦 𝘦𝘯𝘦𝘳𝘨𝘺 𝘶𝘴𝘦 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘴𝘢𝘷𝘦 𝘮𝘰𝘯𝘦𝘺.
🌎Replace the weather stripping on your doors and windows
🌎Use solar lights for outdoor lighting
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