Easy ways anybody can be green

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With the holiday season around the corner, the amount of consumed electricity increases a great deal. When lights are left on all night long, so much energy is excessively wasted. In order to prevent this unnecessary waste, how about using green options that are low on investment costs and help conserve the environment? Here are many different ways you can be green this holiday season and implement these practices into your everyday life.

It can be as easy as using a solar light in your front yard. As the industry continues to develop, decorating green is just as easy as decorating normally; you just need to shop more consciously. For instance, if you are decorating your garden then opt for butterfly solar lights. As the name suggests, these lights function on a solar panel that is located on the garden stake.

It has multi-color changing LED, which gets charged during the day. At night, it rotates through red, blue, and green colors at night with those lovely butterfly wings. You can also get some solar gnomes or fountains to spruce up the look of your patio or backyard. Stringing solar lights around the home is another great way to decorate.

All of these charge during the day and usually switch on automatically at night and switch off in the morning. This not only saves your bank account from paying the unreasonably high electricity costs, and it means that you don’t have to worry about switching them off at night.

Along with using these green lights, why not opt for some new Energy Star appliances too. Be it a refrigerator or even something as simple as a blender, which makes a great Christmas gift idea too. Your contribution of investing in an energy saving appliance helps toward building a greener future for us.

And of course, simply by remembering to turn off those lights when you leave a room will also help reduce wasting electricity. If you do have some old gadgets and appliances that consume a lot of electricity, it is time to upgrade and get rid of them, recycling them appropriately.

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