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How Have You Made Your Home Greener in the Past Year?

Happy Earth Day! In the past year, what have you done to make your home greener?
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murdock99tx murdock99tx 7 years
I've had the reusable bags for a couple of months, and I'm finally in the habit of remembering to get them out of the trunk before I head into the store! :) Feels great to use them.
bethany21 bethany21 7 years
I am notorious for my lack of a green thumb, but I tried to grow an herb garden...that lasted about a month. But I have made some gradual changes thanks to my New Year's resolution to be smarter and "greener." I now have all CFLs, I've started bringing reusable grocery bags to the store, I've started walking more (I haven't gassed up my car in almost a month!), and I only buy recycled papertowels. Small steps, but they are habit forming!
kurniakasih kurniakasih 7 years
Herb plants, green cleaners (just switched), less energy usage, more walking (less driving), use my own grocery bag (no plastic) and if need be, paper bag and I recycle.
kurniakasih kurniakasih 7 years
Herb plants, green cleaners (just switched), less energy usage, more walking (less driving), use my own grocery bag (no plastic) and if need be, paper bag and I recycle.
aimeeb aimeeb 7 years
Cut down on energy use and CFLs. :)
jasmint jasmint 7 years
I was pretty green to begin with (vegan diet, hybrid car, etc), but this year I really started to consistently re-use grocery bags, and I'm trying to buy more local and organic products now too.
JaimeLeah526 JaimeLeah526 7 years
I've started recycling, CFLs, plan to garden, greener cleaners, greener products, cut down on electricity, unplug appliances, reusable store bags. I do everything I can to help the environment.
ur_momm ur_momm 7 years
I do it all except the appliance thing... I wish i could afford to get new energy star ones. also, my garden only consists of a few herbs and veggies since i live in an appt. I only buy green cleaners (altho i still have a few non green ones lingering) I dont compost but i will if my bf buys me that 300$ indoor odorless one :P
ur_momm ur_momm 7 years
I do it all except the appliance thing... I wish i could afford to get new energy star ones.also, my garden only consists of a few herbs and veggies since i live in an appt.I only buy green cleaners (altho i still have a few non green ones lingering) I dont compost but i will if my bf buys me that 300$ indoor odorless one :P
CJaneTyp CJaneTyp 7 years
Well, I use some CFLs, recycle everything, compost, have replaced several appliances with energy efficient, when I buy new products I try to buy green, I try to shop local and/ or organic, and I am planting a small garden!
gabiushka gabiushka 7 years
I really havent done much.
gabiushka gabiushka 7 years
I really havent done much.
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