We all need to do our part for this place we call home, Earth. There is only one Earth and just like anything else if we want it to continue going the way it is we need to help it out as much as we can. Some people think going green is too much of a hassle but with some effort anything is possible.
In my household we have two trash cans in the kitchen. One is for trash there other is for any recyclable materials. Doing this makes recycling real easy. It's just as easy throw paper into the recycling bin as it is the trash can. Once the recycling trash can is full it gets dumped into the recycling canister that the city picks up and takes away.
We also use energy saving light bulbs and even installed an occupancy switch in the kids bathroom. They were always leaving the light on before but this turns the lights off automatically saving us energy and money.
Another way we reuse is that we shred all junk mail and papers we do not need and line our rabbits little box with it. I know this isn't recycling but it gives the paper a second use and saves us some money as well.
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When did you go green? What do you do to save energy and recycle products in your home?
I have always believed in recycling and also have multiple cans for different materials. I also always try to bring my own bags to the store but I am not as great at that. I think it is the little things that can really start to make a difference. 🙂
I need to work on brining bags to stores. My grandma does that and has a whole thing of them in her trunk. I need to start doing that too.
I do try to be green most of the time and I agree it’s not that hard to do………..
Exactly! I think it’s easier than most people think.