10 Simple Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint in Five Minutes or Less

Last April 22nd, Earth Day, millions of people showed their support for protecting the environment, which will benefit future generations to come. Though the majority of appliances that are “green” are expensive, just spending a single day every year being eco-friendly can be a big positive impact on Earth. There are ten ways you can help reduce your carbon footprint. Firstly, by turning off any unused lights in your house, which can also save you money.

Buy things in bulk which will save you in money and reduce the emissions that comes from packaging individual items. Thirdly, use blankets rather than central heating to warm up. Also, have some patience during baking as opening the oven will let out energy. Furthermore, turn the water off while you brush, as it can save 8 gallons of water per person.

To add, switch to paperless billing as it is the new way and will save you money as well. Also, don’t use a paper cup when getting coffee. Furthermore, use Direct Marketing Association’s DMAchoice service to put an end to junk mail as it is wasteful. Lastly, business trips should be made video calls. These are all just ten ways to make the world more green, if you have your own tip, please share in the comment section.

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