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Apr 22 2015

10 Tips for Going Green in your Home for Earth Day

Going green in your home for earth day is easier than ever with these simple tips

Being eco-friendly is the cool thing to do nowadays especially on earth day. Since you’re going to be like the cool kids and go green this means a few things. First, you’ll be doing your part to save the planet, and second you’ll be saving money. Saving the planet and saving money – what’s not to like?

We here at Crucial Vacuum are happy to share our top 10 tips for going green in your home for earth day. These eco-friendly tips are easy to implement in your daily routine and will make all the difference.

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1) Don’t use disposable bags when grocery shopping. Instead order some reusable bags. You’ll be able to carry a lot more groceries in these and you won’t be wasteful.

2) Purchase a reusable water bottle and stop buying plastic disposable bottles. More than 60 million plastic bottles end up in landfills every day!

3) Wash your laundry in cold water instead of hot. This will help cut down on your energy bill throughout the year.

4) Here’s a simple one. When you’re not using a light be sure to turn it off. Its that easy.

5) Fix leaky faucets. A leaky faucet can waste up to 3,000 gallons of water per year!

6) Make your own natural cleaning solutions for your home. Here are a few tips to implement.

7) Unplug chargers and appliances that aren’t being used. You’ll be able to further cut down on your energy bill.

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8) Use cloth rags to clean around your home instead of paper towels. Did you know 13 billion pounds of paper towels are used each year?

9) Start an herb garden. This will save you money in the long run, doesn’t require a lot of space and will be a good reminder on the importance of green living.

10) Finally, go the washable and reusable route when it comes to your vacuum and appliance parts. Instead of throwing away simply wash and reuse. You’ll be helping save the planet and yourself quite a bit of money.

Have you already implemented any of these tips for going green in your home for earth day? What would you add to the list to make a difference?

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