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Easy Actions for a More Sustainable Lifestyle


☐Swap out incandescent light bulbs with CFLs
☐Switch to dimmable CFLs
☐Switch to LED Night Lights
☐Outdoor Solar Lighting
☐Install A Programmable Thermostat
☐Install a Hot Water Heater Timer
☐Hot Water Heater Blanket
☐Install Efficient Shower Heads
☐Install A Kitchen Faucet Aerator
☐Install Bathroom Faucet Aerators
☐Run Your Dishwasher At Night
☐Replace Air filters in your home
☐Install Door Draft Guards
☐Adjust Your Thermostat Down during the Heating Season
☐Use Your Window Shades
☐High Efficiency Toilets
☐Unplug electronics when they aren’t in use
☐Use Rechargeable Batteries
☐Buy Energy Star Appliances and Electronics
☐Keep Your Home Tightly Sealed and Insulated
☐Get a Home Energy Audit
☐Do Your Laundry At Night 
☐Use Dryer Balls
☐Wash Clothes in Cold Water
☐Dry your clothes outside or on collapsible drying racks
☐Keep Your Dryer's Exhaust Clean
☐Keep Your Tires Properly Inflated
☐Invest in Residential Wind Turbines, Geothermal Heat Pumps, or Solar Panels
☐Use Reusable Bags when shopping
☐Look for Deals on Reclaimed Building Materials
☐Donate Your Extra Building Materials
☐Use Non-Potable Water for Irrigation
☐Use Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products
☐Sweep, Don't Spray Your Driveway or Garage
☐Recycle
☐Alternative Ways to Commute: Bike
☐Install a Green Roof
☐Compost