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  • Recycle at home.... [more]
  • Recycle plastics... [more]
  • Learn how to harvest rainwater [more]
  • Turn off lights.... [more]
  • Replace traditional light bulbs and fixtures with compact fluorescents. They use 2/3 less energy and last up to ten times longer than incandescents. These are good in high-use areas and hard to reach fixtures.... [more]
  • Don't pour oils down the drain.... [more]
  • Make sure all attic vents and ducts are properly sealed. Sealing your ducts can save an average of $140 annually on energy bills and consistently heat or cool every room. Check your attic and all exterior walls or unfinished rooms to make sure they are well insulated.... [more]
  • Turn your thermostat down 10 degrees. Save at least 10% on heating and cooling bills.... [more]
  • Wait to run your dishwasher and washing machine until its full.... [more]
  • Unplug your phone chargers.... [more]
  • Replace old appliances.... [more]
  • Reduce your use of chemical cleaners.... [more]
  • Replace old toilets with low flow toilets.... [more]
  • If designing or remodeling your home, be green and more cost efficient.... [more]
  • Repair leaking faucets and toilets as soon as you notice them. A faucet drip or invisible leak in the toilet will waste up to 15 gallons of water a day - that's 105 gallons a week, which adds up to 5,475 gallons a year!.... [more]
  • Follow city guidelines when disposing of household hazardous material.

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