4 Easy Green Living Tips

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1. Conserve Energy

Turn off or unplug anything you aren’t using including:

  • Appliances
  • Lights
  • Your idling car

Wash clothes in warm or cold water and always rinse in cold

2. Conserve Water

  • Take 3-minute (or less) showers. Time yourself. See how efficient you can be!
  • Wash dishes by hand or run the dishwasher only when it is full. Scrape plates vs. rinsing in advance

3. Conserve Land

  • Recycle every scrap of paper, newspaper, cardboard and junk mail as well as every plastic, glass or aluminum container
  • Compost food scraps whenever possible
  • Pledge to never throw anything in a landfill – at home or outside the home — that can be recycled, and then recycle
  • Purchase items that make recycling easier, not harder
  • Set a goal of only one 10-gallon kitchen trash bag per week per family of four

4. Conserve Cash

  • Say NO to bottled water. Drink filtered or tap water from a glass or reusable water bottle
  • Set your thermostat to 65 degrees Fahrenheit in the winter and 72 degrees Fahrenheit in the summer.  Set your water heater to 120 degrees
Lori Hill

Lori Hill

Lori Hill is a plant eater, trash picker upper, climate activist, wife, and mom to 2 human boys, 2 cat boys, and 1 dog boy. On a mission to do all she can to take better care of the planet, Lori created Sister Eden Media, a green lifestyle company, to inspire others to give a damn and live more gently on Earth. She shares tips on her YouTube channel, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and also frequently appears on television.
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