Nothing.....here are some easy ways to incorporate
- Take your own reusable bags to the grocery store.
- Use cooled cooking water to water flowers and plants.
- Use cheap, white vinegar in the washing machine instead of purchased liquid softener.
- Wash full loads of laundry, and use cool/cold water.
- Dry clothes outside.
- Plant trees on your property for shade, wind protection, and beauty.
- Use old newspaper for a foundation layer of mulch in your garden.
- Shut off the water while brushing your teeth.
- Turn off lights when you leave a room.
- Use glass jars and bottles for storage, rather than disposable plastic bags.
- Bank, pay bills, etc. online, to avoid using unnecessary additional paper, envelopes, and stamps are used.
- Make a list and consolidate errands, to accomplish more errands in less time using less gas.
- Better yet, walk or ride a bike to do errands. You'll not only save on gas, but you'll exercise your body and mind in the process!
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