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13 Tips For Making Your Home Eco-Friendly

Shannon Jones

Shannon Jones has been selling real estate since 1998 and specializes in listing and marketing homes...

Shannon Jones has been selling real estate since 1998 and specializes in listing and marketing homes...

Jan 9 2 minutes read

Lowering our overall impact on the environment is a team effort, and like a ripple effect, a little from each of us can go a long way. The place where we can start making a change is the one we know best—our homes.

  1. Install programmable thermostats 
  2. Replace your light bulbs to LED or CFL lights
  3. Prevent air leaks
  4. Pick energy-efficient appliances
  5. Reduce water use
  6. Explore solar energy
  7. Use no- to low-VOC products (Volatile organic compounds)
  8. Compost
  9.   Enroll in online statements and get off junk mail
  10.  Leave your shoes at the door
  11. Seal gaps around doors and windows
  12. Fix leaking toilets and faucets
  13.  Install low-flow showerheads and toilets

What better way to kick-start the new year than with a healthy diet! 

Here is a quick and easy green smoothie. It is a perfect grab and go healthy snack for any time of day.

Simple Green Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 medium banana
  • 1 cup frozen unsweetened pineapple
  • 2 cups fresh spinach

Instructions

  1.  Place all ingredients in a blender, and blend until smooth.
  2.  Enjoy immediately

content is previously seen on ShowMeHome.com

If you have tips to make your home eco-friendly, we would love to hear from you!


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