Simple ways to live sustainably

10 Simple Things You Can Do to Cut Energy Use, Save Money, & Address Climate Change

Lightbulb


 1. Change the lighting in your house or apartment to LED lighting


Thermostat

 2. Turn down the thermostat in the winter and up in the summer



Computer

3. Turn off lights and computers when not in use


Tree

4. Plant a tree



Pot


5. Cover pots when cooking on the stovetop


  Appliance                      
6. Purchase appliances with an Energy Star® Logo



Food
7. Compost your food waste


Shower

8. Reduce your shower time



Clothes

9. Dry laundry on a clothesline or drying rack


  Bike                    
  10. Bicycle to work and to the store instead of driving



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