Eco Tips

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    Eco Tips,  Lifestyle

    Cutting Back on the Use of Paper Products

    Paper products are used all the time in our society, which means more trees are being cut down to keep up with that demand. Americans use 85,000,000 tons of paper a year, about 680 pounds per person. The trees needed to produce this paper live off the carbon dioxide in the air we breathe. As their numbers are depleted, more carbon dioxide will remain in the oxygen we breathe. There are many ways to cut back on paper both at home and at work. Keep reading to find some helpful tips to reduce your paper usage. Stop receiving junk mail If you get a ton of junk mail each week,…

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    Tips for Lowering your Energy Bill

    Conserving energy is important for many reasons. Wise use of resources is important for preserving and protecting our environment. It’s also important for protecting your pocket from skyrocketing utility bills. It is estimated that in the UK energy bills will rise by over 50% in the next year. Thankfully, a few wise choices and small changes in your daily routine can make a big difference in lowering your energy bill. Energy-Efficient Bulbs If you replace the light bulbs in your home with energy-efficient light bulbs, you can dramatically lower your electricity costs without any noticeable change in your lifestyle. In addition to lower utility bills, these light bulbs need to…

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    Top Tips For Conserving Water

    Some of us live in areas where we get plenty of rain all year round, maybe even too much. However, in other areas water supplies can run low quickly, especially in summer. It is everyone’s responsibility to conserve this essential natural resource when we can. And even if we are a little careful with our water usage habits, we can make a big difference. Here is some advice on how you can conserve water around the home.   In the kitchen See if you can redirect wastewater from the kitchen sink to the garden. Also, use a bowl when washing dishes so you don’t just leave the tap running. If…