Go Green

These are really easy baby steps to going green.  Believe me if I can do it anyone can.  While being green you just may save some green.
  1. Stop buying bottled water - try a Brita.
  2. Set thermostat a few degrees lower in the winter and higher in the summer.
  3. Lower temperature on hot water heater.
  4. Do laundry in full loads with cold water.
  5. Run dishwasher only when full.
  6. Fix drippy faucets.
  7. Make your own multi purpose cleaner.
  8. Unplug cell phone charger (and other appliances when not in use).
  9. Turn off lights/TV when not in use.
  10. Set your computer/monitor to turn off when not in use.
  11. Turn off printers when not in use.
  12. Replace light bulbs with compact fluorescent bulbs.
  13. Donate old cloths, toys etc instead of throwing them away.
  14. Invest in reusable canvas grocery bags.
  15. Invest in rechargeable batteries.
  16. Use dish and kitchen towels instead of paper towels.
  17. Reuse office paper for scrap.
  18. Purchase reusable travel coffee mug instead of using disposable cups.
  19. Recycle printer cartridges at home and work.
  20. Turn off water when brushing your teeth.
  21. Stop using paper plates, cups and napkins.
  22. Stop using aersol sprays.
  23. Plan your errands and run once a week.
  24. Carpool kids to school and practices.
  25. Water lawn less frequently.
  26. Borrow instead of buying.
  27. Find a recycling center near you at Earth911.

1 Friends Commented:

LisaWeidknecht said...

Awesome suggestions!! Thanks for sharing!