8 Tips for a Greener Home and Yard [Infographic]

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8 Tips for a Greener Home and Yard [Infographic]

Ever wondered how you can make your home greener and prove to be a lesser burden on the environment? The infographic below (originally published at Visual.ly by Angie’s List) has 8 such tips that you can easily implement.

  1. Run your home on renewable energy generated by the sun and sell the excess to your local power company.
  2. Collect run-off rain in a barrel for use in water plants and yard.
  3. Treat windows with low-emittance coating.
  4. Seal any gaps that could allow drafts in or out.
  5. Wash all paint brushes out in the sink, not in the yard.
  6. Dispose of paint cans via a hazardous waste collection program.
  7. Don’t spray pesticides immediately before predicted rain.
  8. Don’t let grass clippings wash into sewer drains.


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