Green Living Ideas & Strategies By Category 

Everyday choices can improve the planet by - wasting less, using cleaner less-toxic options and saving and protecting our natural resources.


Save Energy While Cooking

food & kitchen management

Try turning off the oven a few minutes before the item will be done, keep the door closed and let the residual heat finish the cooking. Over time you can save a lot of energy!

choose the best materials & packaging

purchasing choices

Choose things in packaging made of materials that can be reused or recycled easily.

reuse leftover water

food & kitchen management

Take leftover water from a glass, bottle or from water running in the sink while you have to wait for it to heat up, and use it to water plants.

energy efficient cooking

food & kitchen management

If you are cooking something that takes a lot of time normally, then try using a manual or electric pressure cooker. It helps retain the vitamin content and cook 75% faster than other ways.

choose green energy suppliers

purchasing choices

If you live in an area where you can choose an energy provider, then shop around for those that support cleaner energy choices. These choices can include solar, wind, geothermal and more.

better book options

purchasing choices

To save paper/trees and the manufacturing energy used to make books - you can buy an e-book, buy one secondhand or checkout one at the library. Using an app like also lets you check out books on your phone.

research companies

purchasing choices

Do your research so you know which companies are using the cleanest most sustainably produced supplies and methods of manufacturing. Supporting these businesses means that a healthy planet is further supported.

unplug devices

household management

Many devices still draw current even when turned off. When possible use a power strip that you can use to turn off a number of devices at once and save energy waste.

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