Use home-made fertilizer by combining things such as banana peels, egg shells and tea bags. Save money and the planet
Defrost your fridge regularly, excessive ice uses more energy. Save electricity and the planet
Use a water can to water your plants instead of a hose. Save water
Instead of presenting cut flowers, give your date a potted plant that he or she can keep alive for much longer. Plant some love
Glass jars are ideal for transporting soups, smoothies, and other liquids to work. No more exploding plastic containers!
Keep old squeeze bottles from your kitchen to use as bottles for your hair-care and cosmetic needs. Plastic salad dressing and cooking oil bottles can be cleaned and refilled with soap, lotion, or shampoo. Reuse old bottles
Green your lunches. Use healthy and fresh ingredients. Save energy
Buy South African products. Support local economic growth
Pick up litter every day. Keep your community clean and save the planet
Unplug your charger every time after using it. Save money on your electricity bill
Pick up litter every day. Keep your community clean
Recycle, Recycle, Recycle…
Change to Fluorescent Bulbs. If every house in the United States changed all of the light bulbs in their house, that would be the equivalent to taking one million cars off the streets.
Don’t Rinse. Skip rinsing your plates before putting them into the dishwasher. In average you will save 15 gallons of water per load. Plus, you will save time.
Hang Outside to Dry. Get a cloths line or rack to dry your cloths. Your cloths will last longer and you will save money
Turn off computers at night – don’t just put them to sleep. You will save an average of 4 cents a day which ads up to $14.60 a year.
Use Both Sides of Paper. If you have a printer with a double sided print option use it. You will save half of the amount of paper you would have normally used.
Don’t take baths, take showers. You will in average save about half the amount of water that you would if you were taking a bath.
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Tips for greening up your home.