Simple Ways to Go Green at Chapel Hill North

A lot of people are intimidated when they hear the phrase, “going green.” To many people it means making huge sacrifices and lifestyle changes. However, there are some really great ways to go green that are really easy to follow. Check out these simple ways to go green at Chapel Hill North.

A person filling a glass with water

Cut back on plastic bottles to help the environment.

  • Stop drinking bottled water- Look into getting a water filtration system instead of purchasing bottled water. This will help you to save money and cuts back on plastic waste.
  • Hit the lights- Be sure to turn off all lights when you leave a room. If you’re having trouble breaking the habit, then look into getting some compact fluorescent bulbs. Not only do they last longer but they also use 75% less electricity.
  • Reuse and recycle- Reuse things like plastic bags in order to cut down on waste. You can also get reusable bags to shop for groceries with to help cut down on waste.

These are just a few of the easy ways you can start going green. Can you think of any other good tips? If so, share them with us on our Facebook page.

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