The new year has begun, and you’re probably more motivated than usual to improve something. Isn’t it awesome that being environmentally friendly can save you a lot of money. Why not save money by saving the planet?
You have many options! If you’re willing and able to make an initial investment, buy energy-efficient appliances, better insulation, and the like. You can also simply develop new habits, such as taking shorter showers, turning things off when you aren’t using them, and carpooling.
Something you might not know is that you should unplug appliances that aren’t being used. Even when an appliance is off, if it’s plugged into a power outlet, it is using energy. In the United States, this “vampire energy” costs people over $3 billion a year!
Considering that it’s January, one final tip is to reduce your reliance on the thermostat by dressing warmly. If all you need to warm up are a sweater and some fuzzy socks, there’s no need to add to your heating bill! Reduce, reuse, recycle is the mantra, and isn’t that what frugal people do?
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