Easy Eco Shifts That Save Money
APRIL 19, 2013 Green expert Elizabeth Rogers, author of Shift Your Habit, reveals her top 15 money-saving eco shifts.
Skip Paper Towels
The Shift: Trade in paper towels for reusable cleaning cloths. You’ll conserve as much as 30 pounds of tissue-grade paper and keep paper waste from entering landfills.
The Savings: Up to $150 a year if you use two rolls per week
Install a Water Filter
The Shift: Install a water filter on your kitchen faucet for unlimited access to filtered water. Replace plastic bottles with reusable and refillable glass, steel or aluminum ones. You’ll be conserving fossil fuels, as well as about 30 pounds of plastic waste per year.
The Savings: Up to $880 per yearRead more: Homesessive