TIPS FOR CUTTING DOWN ON PAPER
- Pay your bills online.
- Use cloths to clean, instead of paper towels.
- Opt for products that are made from a composite of recycled products.
- Reuse scrap paper.
- Plant a tree!
- Get rid of junk mail by subscribing to a free service that targets these annoying companies.
CHOOSE ENERGY EFFICIENT APPLIANCES
These days, many appliance stores offer machines that are much more energy efficient than the machines from the old days.
PLANT YOUR OWN GARDEN
By planting your own garden, you’re able to use resources that would otherwise be part of a long, mechanized process to get to your door. Also, be mindful of pesticides and other harmful chemicals that can contaminate an otherwise great addition to the environment.
Take used items, get creative and reuse them for a variety of purposes, thus helping cut down on purchasing new and creating unwanted wastage. Donating used clothes to charity stores is a great way to help those in need and get more milage out of items that would’ve gone to a landfill.
Hybrid vehicles and low-emission cars are now available in an ever- increasing number and design. Combining the usual combustion engine with an electric motor, hybrid vehicles today are just the beginning of widespread efforts at lowering the ecological impact automobiles leave on our planet.