Tips for Living Green
l Fix any plumbing leaks.
l Install a programmable thermostat.
l Use compact, long-life fluorescent light bulbs.
l During winter, change the filter in your furnace montly.
l Use non-toxic cleaners in your home.
l Buy furnishings constructed of natural materials.
l Compost your food waste.
l Cut down on paper products.
l Depend on reusable items.
l Ride your bike, walk or take public transportation.
l Think globally but buy (produce) locally.
l Use rechargable or solar-charged batteries.
l Avoid products with excess packaging.
l Buy a couple of canvas bags to transport groceries.
l Avoid the use of aerosols.
l Never dispose of paint, solvents, or motor oil in your garbage can.
l Donate your old books to libraries or schools.
l Donate your old photos and letters to your local historical society.
l Don’t take that old dishwasher to the dump, donate it.