What are some methods to conserve resources?

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There are lots of things you can do to help preserve natural resources!

Around the home, try limiting your use of electricity and water to only what you really need. By wearing a sweater in winter or keeping the windows open in summer, you can reduce your consumption of electricity used to heat and cool your home. It's also a good idea to turn off lights or appliances if you are not currently in the room and using them. Consider reducing the amount of water used to fill your toilet bowl or even turning off the water while soaping up in the shower. Lots of little steps can have a huge impact on your consumption of resources in the home.

When you are out and about, try to recycle plastic, metal, glass, and paper whenever possible, and purchase post-consumer products like this t-shirt made from recycled plastic bottles. You can also encourage your local or national government to make the switch to clean energy by writing letters to your representatives.

 

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