Most people would like to reduce their carbon footprint and live a greener life. However, lots of homeowners don’t know where to start. With that in mind, we’ve compiled a short list of suggestions that should help you to make a start. No matter where you live in the world, the same basic rules should apply. You just need to lower your consumption of expensive utilities.
Use solar power
Adding some solar panels to your roof could help to save the environment. It could also help you to make some money from the power companies. At the end of the day, you will receive a payment for any power you haven’t used. Some people get thousands of dollars.
Grow your food
Buying food from supermarkets is not ideal. Most of it has been grown commercially, and that means it’s been exposed to chemicals and poor farming practices. You also have to dispose of packaging when you buy your food from a store. So long as you have a small garden, you could plant some seeds and attempt to live off the land.
Harvesting rainwater is very simple. You just need the right tanks and enough space in your garden. The infographic will explain in more detail. So, make sure you read all the information before leaving us today.
Now you know how to live a greener life, there should be nothing standing in your way. Just remember to do more research because there are always more ways in which you can save the planet. Hopefully, the ideas on this page will help you to make a start.
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