Adversity is like a strong wind. It tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn, so that we see ourselves as we really are. Arthur Golden, Memoirs of a Geisha

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Make use of a solar oven for baking needs. You can make one with easy-to-find items like old windows, boxes, and aluminum foil to reflect light. They don’t use any outside energy and can get up to 300 degrees. Use LED lights on the holidays to save electricity. Over two billion kilowatt power hours can be saved! The Energy Department showed that more than two billion kh of power could be saved if everyone made the switch. That is enough electricity to power 200 thousand homes for a whole year. At the very least, you can shave some money from your own power bill!

If you want to be green while saving money in the process, then consider lowering your hot water heater temperature to 120 degrees. This can cut your monthly electric bill by up to 10 percent for a four person family.

Try bamboo products when buying wood items. Although bamboo is technically a grass, it has more strength than most commercial woods. Bamboo grows extremely fast and is currently being made into many products, from cutting board to flooring. This saves energy needed to recycle and produce manufactured products.

Energy efficient appliances will feature the bright Energy Star sticker. ENERGY STAR appliances must meet all the guidelines which have been established by the U.S. Department of Energy plus those of Environmental Protection Agency. In addition to this, only ENERGY STAR appliances can be used for tax rebates. Choose solar-powered lights when installing outdoor lighting in your yard. Not only are these lamps cheap, but they only need power from the sun. This will save a lot of energy. It means you don’t have to wire up outdoor lights.

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