Embracing a greener lifestyle at home can be a beautiful journey. Often times people think going "green" will be a daunting task. If you approach it with intention though, it doesn't have to be. Let it be a task that you and your family take on that feels positive.
Below are some easy changes to make your home greener. Try one, two, or maybe all of them.
1. Save water by washing full loads
This tip works great for both washing of clothing as well as dishes. Wait until the hamper is full or the dishwasher is full before turning that dial.
2. Air dry laundry
Use of a freestanding clothes drying rack can be great for drying clothes. You'll save energy and its also great for your delicate and finer clothes.
3. Use glass for food storage
Most kitchens these days are filled with plastic food containers and storage. Switch to glass and you'll be taking a big step towards living a greener lifestyle.
4. Replace your old showerhead
Older showerheads are notorious for being "water-wasters". Swap out for a newer style which will use anywhere from 1-3 gallons less water per minute.
5. Turn off lights
Do you leave the lights on in each room. Many people forget the simple action of turning off the lights. Don't waste the energy when no one is in the room!
By incorporating these green strategies into your home you'll know you're contributing to a healthier, more sustainable world.