Sustainability, power saving, green building… if you reached this article you must already have stumbled upon those terms. Environmentally friendly trends appeared in our daily life for a reason.
The sense of sustainability comes directly form ourselves. In order to that, we have to learn and understand how electricity in our households flows and develop appropriate habits.
We underestimate the power of human habits in environmental protection.
The magic of habit
The role of your own healthy habits in saving the rest of the world is huge. The origin of any change and improvement lays in yourself. Think global, act local – says a piece of well-known advice.
Habits are nothing but systematically repeated actions. Even though the rule of 21 days needed to create a habit appears to be a myth, it’s still worth to challenge ourselves!
3 green steps
Divide the way to make your household more and more sustainable into several steps:
Read about what your dream toaster is made of and how much energy it uses, compare offers of electricity suppliers (which are better – Vital Power or Just Energy reviews?), get to know if you have to wash the plastics before throwing them out or if the recycling company does it for you… Once you’ll understand how it all works, it’ll get easier and quicker for you to decide what’s the best!
- Electricity consumption
Figure out what is the electricity used for in your house and how you can decrease the necessary consumption, e.g. use warm water only when absolutely needed.
- Detect vampires
Beware of power vampires that leech your electricity without you even knowing! Take a closer look at what exactly can be such a danger and how much your incaution can increase the cost of your electricity bills.