You can implement these five eco-friendly changes over the next month to help keep the planet healthy.
1. Switch to reusable water bottles
- Cut down on your plastic waste by purchasing reusable water bottles for home, work, gym, and car.
2. Use the blinds.
- Letting sunlight in can cut costs on your heating bill. Or, during air - conditioning season, close your blinds during the heat of the day.
3. Microwave meals.
-A microwave uses 50 percent less energy than a conventional oven.
4. Clean with essential oils.
-Reduce the amount of harmful chemicals being put into the Ozone by creating homemade cleaning supplies with simple ingredients that smell great.
5. Hang-dry clothing.
-This helps cut down on the tons of carbon emissions put out by dryers in American households every year, according to Treehugger.com.