It doesn’t take a lot of time or money to start living green, and with a few simple changes, you can start small and build new habits that will lead to a more eco-friendly life. In honor of Earth Month, here are a few easy and inexpensive ways to tread lightly on the earth this year.
Protect both the environment and your pocketbook with these 22+Tips for a greener life:
Inside the Home
1) Install a Programmable Thermostat
A programmable thermostat allows you to decrease run times when you are away or asleep. This way energy isn’t wasted.
2) Set the Thermostat Higher in Summer, Lower in Winter
When you are home, set your thermostat a little higher in summer or lower in winter. Lowering the thermostat in winter can reduce energy usage by 3 percent, for instance.