We have replaced regular light bulbs with flourescent ones. I make sure the coffee pot, microwave, stereo and cell chargers are NOT left plugged in unless they are in use. I reuse as many things as I can, and love shopping in Goodwill for clothing and books, etc.
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I switch lights off when I'm leaving rooms; I have my heating on a timer; I buy items with less packaging in the supermarket (loose items rather than those wrapped in plastic); at work I ensure we recycle; my house downstairs is open-plan so I've got heavy curtains between each section (that has dramatically cut down on draughts and I don't need to have the heating on full blast); all electrical appliances are switched off at night; I use the cool setting on my washing machine..... (I could go on all day!!)
I'm wondering what else do you do in your home besides recycling that helps the environment? Here we don't have on as many lights like everyone else and we have an energy star computer. Plus we don't have all the TVs on. Plus we don't use any spray cans that often. Especially hairspray. And we don't drive too many times out of town to get a meal. We stay in town even though our town is a shy under 1000.
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