Easy Ways You Can Save the Environment

Doing your part to save the environment doesn’t need to be expensive. In fact, there are several ways you can save the environment that saves you money as well.

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It’s common knowledge that single-use plastic products are detrimental to the environment, but did you know avoiding them can save you money?

Avoid Single-use Plastics

2

An average American spends approximately $5 each week on bottled water. By switching to a reusable water bottle, people save about $200 each year.

Buy a Reusable Water Bottle

3

Research shows going vegetarian can save Americans around $750 per year. Bonus points if you start your own herb garden or install a rain barrel to collect water for your plants.

Start “Meatless Mondays”

4

It’s no secret solar energy is better for the environment compared to coal. Solar energy reduces air pollution, decreases water usage, and helps fight climate change. In terms of CO2, using coal releases around 800-1250 grams of CO2 per kwh2.

Invest in Low-Energy and/or Solar Products

5

Junk mail isn’t just annoying, it’s harmful to the environment. Each year, the creation and transportation of junk mail consumes more energy than 2.8 million cars idling all day, every day.

Reduce Junk Mail Deliveries

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