Friday, March 1, 2013

Easy Ways To Go Green

Being green really requires very little effort.  If you can get your family on board with these 9 tips, you'll be amazed at how much you can reduce your household's waste and even save on your next water and electric bills.  Try them out and let us know how it goes!

1.  Turn off water while brushing your teeth.

2. Don't pre-rinse dishes before loading the dishwasher.

3. Turn off lights when leaving a room.

4. Use curtains -they can help both insulate a room in winter and keep it cooler in the summer.

5. Cancel catalogs you receive, but don't order from.

6. Go paperless!

7. Recycle your newspaper, cardboard, etc. with your curbside waste services.

8. Use scrap paper-place it by the phone for easy notes or write your next grocery list on it.

9. Shred paper and use it as packing material for shipments.

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