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10 Simple Ways to Create an Eco-Friendly Home

By Jacinda |

One of my family’s New Year’s resolutions this year was to focus on finding more ways to go green. The kids have been learning about the environment in school, which has made it a team effort. Doing our part is kind of a win-win for us too, as giving back also helps us save money.

Simple changes like unplugging the electronics when you go to bed can help cut down on the energy bill. Instead of jumping to turn on the heater the moment you start to get cold, put on a pair of socks and a sweatshirt first. There are many small ways you can make a big difference in no time.

Just check out these 10 ways you, too, can go green this year.

10 Simple Ways to Create an Eco-Friendly Home

Get a Compost Bin

About 36 million tons of food waste go to landfills each year. Reduce the waste by keeping a compost bin under your sink and filling it with food scraps, coffee grinds, and more. This is a great way to help decrease waste in landfills, while also benefitting soil.


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Jacinda Boneau is a fabric designer and founding co-editor at Pretty Prudent, the premier design and lifestyle blog providing inspiration and instruction to help anyone create beautiful things, food, and experiences for their friends and family.

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