4 Easy Ways To Make Your Home Greener
You want to do your part and help the environment, we know you do. But it all seems so complicated and time-consuming, right? Well, it doesn’t have to be. There are a few simple and affordable ways that you can contribute to the health of this planet — and your home.
Now, adding solar panels or upgrading to eco-friendly appliances may not be a realistic change for your household, but a simple rearrangement of your existing things or converting key areas of your home to an eco-friendliness, can be a major contributor to green living.
These habits take minimal time while benefiting the environment—and your wallet. Here are 5 ways to make your home greener and healthier:
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1. Toss conventional cleaning products. Commercially available cleaning products are convenient but they aren’t always your safest—or cheapest—option. If you look at the label on most conventional cleaners, you’ll see a warning: ‘hazardous to pets and humans. That’s why you should alternately spray countertops with white vinegar and hydrogen peroxide, each in a metal spray bottle. Using this method kills 99 percent of E. coli, the same way that your conventional cleaner does but it costs pennies and it’s totally safe and nontoxic.