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Top 3 Ways To Make Your Home More Environmentally Friendly

If you consider yourself an environmentalist or want to “go green” in a few important aspects of your life, why not start at home? You’ll spend the vast majority of your life here, and there are ways you can make your home environmentally friendly.

Solar Panels

If you want to go green, it’s time to tap into some renewable energy. Solar panels work even on cloudy days. When you add a battery, you can use clean energy at night or during an outage. The truth is appliances consume energy, too. Solar panels’ renewable energy just keeps you from using “dirty energy.” Dirty energy involves any method of energy production that harms communities through pollution. These energy sources usually burn fossil fuels, such as gas, coal, and oil. In addition to mitigating that problem entirely, it’s also a great way to save money since your electricity bills will be low and, eventually, nonexistent.

Don’t Forget To Recycle

Rather than “add to the landfill,” why not create a small recycling center in your home? Creating a sustainable lifestyle is priceless, especially if you have kids who are learning to take these practices into the world. It may feel inconvenient sometimes, but it’s worth doing your part to save the environment, especially since recycling is responsible for so much good. It helps us cut down fewer trees and lowers our carbon footprint.

Use Natural Cleaning Products

When you switch to eco-friendly cleaning supplies, you do your part to reduce harmful chemicals released into the environment. Choosing conventional products has the opposite effect. Natural products are relatively easy to find and cost the same as their more toxic chemical counterparts. Check a hardware store or even a Whole Foods organic grocery store. You’ll be surprised by what you find. Using natural cleaning products is a great way to make your home more environmentally friendly.

Overall, making your home a beacon of environmentalism has its benefits. Still, the most common one is the fulfillment you feel upon realizing that you’ve done the right thing and kept our environment safe.

Felicia Priedel
Felicia Priedelhttps://www.logicalposition.com/
Felicia is a writer living in the Chicagoland area. She's creative, passionate and loves to share her thoughts on being your most authentic self. This is something she hopes to encourage those around her through the thoughtful and engaging pieces she creates. She hopes those around her use this to help them create a more beautiful life.

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