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If you want to conserve energy, check out some of the energy saving ideas posted on the Internet. There are many websites that have suggestions on how to help you to conserve energy, lower your energy costs and help the environment all at the same time. These ideas range from saving water to how to spend less when cooking.

Your toilet is a big water waster. The average toilet uses at least four gallons of water whereas the low flush toilet uses a gallon to a gallon and a half of water. Another suggestion to do with toilet use is to only use them for what they are designed for. Do not throw garbage down them as the act of flushing this away wastes water. Garbage should either be recycled or thrown out in the correct trash can.

One of the most widespread energy saving ideas you will hear is to turn off appliances when they are not being used. This means more than just not having them on. It means unplugging them because even when they are off many of these appliances still have lights on them. This includes the television, VCR or DVD players, computers and stereos.

If you want really good energy saving ideas then think about how much is saved both in energy use and material use by recycling. The more you recycle the bigger the saving. This includes cardboard, newspaper, glass, plastic and tin cans. The more you put back into the system for reuse the few products that need to be made from scratch. Reusing these materials greatly protects our natural resources and the environment. Another way to do this is to stop receiving any type of magazine or newspaper in a physical form. Instead subscribe over the Internet. This is an environmentally friendly way to read the news.

There are so many energy saving ideas that you can use to make our world healthier. When you go to buy a coffee at your favorite take out bring your own cup. That saves the waste of using disposable cups and the coffee will taste better. An energy efficient furnace can lower your use of both fuel and electricity. The fan in a furnace is known to be the second highest consumer of electricity in the average house. Having an efficient furnace could save you as much as thirty percent yearly in heating costs. Try as many energy saving ideas as you can and watch the savings pile up.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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