Regardless of individual beliefs, most people can agree that we should all do our part to protect the earth, our environment and the health of our families. I hope these simple, green changes will help you do just that.
- Use microwaves and toaster ovens to cook or warm leftovers. You’ll use less energy than cooking with a conventional oven.
- Set your refrigerator temperature between 30 and 42°F. Use the power-save switch if you have one or unplug that second refrigerator in the garage.
- Repair refrigerator door seals if you feel cold air around the closed door or if moisture is collecting and dust or vacuum the coils in the back
- Replace a refrigerator bought in 1990 with an ENERGY STAR®-qualified model – energy-efficient