With 2016 rocking and rolling for everyone already, what’s a better time to start being green than now?
While going green is a process, these are a few easy steps you can take on your journey of being more eco-friendly.
♥ Switch your light bulbs to energy saving Compact fluorescent lightbulbs – they use about one 1/3 of electricity and last 10 times longer.
♥ Switch off wall sockets when not in use as they draw a lot of “phantom/vampire” energy while not in use.
♥ Stepping away from your computer for more than 20 minutes? Switch it to “sleep mode” and make sure to power off at the end of the day.
♥ Switch off the tap while brushing your teeth and make sure to have leaking taps fixed.
♥ Plant a tree
♥Start your own vegetable garden
♥ Print on both sides of paper and try go as electronic as possible in terms of documents etc
♥ When buying new beauty products, do your research to find out whether they are cruelty-free or not
♥ Buy local foods, this provides jobs for your community and saves on transport costs.
♥ RECYCLE – REUSE – REDUCE