Being environmentally conscious is much more than tree-hugging. It means adopting a lifestyle based on saving resources. Everything around us is a resource, and most of the things can be either upcycled or recycled. While some feel naturally inclined toward this kind of lifestyle, others may need a nudge to welcome it. Usually, it’s sufficient to show people how much they can save by making a few simple but economical home improvements. Truth be told, some of the methods to make your home more eco-friendly require significant initial investments. This can be a powerful obstacle, even for the most enthusiastic. However, the investment pays off soon enough. It is often this moment when people start fully embracing sustainable living.
Out of the plethora of eco-friendly advice, which tips to adopt first? The ones you find easiest to implement into your daily routine, of course. The others will follow more easily soon.
- Saving water
Living busy lives as we do, how often do we have the time to soak in our bathtubs? Almost never. Switch the soaking for a quick shower using an aerated showerhead. Most of the time, the massive amount of water run down the toilet is entirely wasted. Low-flow toilets, as well as faucets, are a great way to make your home more sustainable. They rely more on water pressure than the amount of water used. Consider installing solar panels (if it makes sense in your climate) to heat your water. Should you