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34 Simple Ways You Can Help Create a Cleaner Environment

Helping the environment doesn’t have to be anything drastic. So much of what we can do to help the environment has to deal with our everyday actions. We incorporate so many harmful materials into our every day routines that we often don’t realize how much damage we are actually doing.


34 Simple Changes to a Cleaner Environment

1. Reduce the amount of paper you use on a daily basis

2. Carpool or walk to work

3. Use a microwave instead of the oven, as the oven uses more energy

4. Recycle whenever and wherever you can


5. Reuse office supplies like paperclips, envelopes, etc.

6. Water your yard early in the morning to conserve water

Water_Recycle_TalonLPE7. Be conscious of water use when washing dishes, brushing your teeth, etc.

8. Turn the lights off when you leave a room

9. Only run the dishwasher when it is fully loaded

10. Adjust your thermostat when you are not home

11. Ditch your old windows and replace them with energy-efficient windows

12. Repurpose your food waste


13. Get rid of your gym membership and exercise outside

14. Support eco-friendly companies

15. Use rechargeable batteries

16. Check to see if your home has any water leaks

17. Bring your own bags to the grocery store


18. Ditch the plastic and get a reusable bottle

19. Purchase products in bulk to prevent an excess of wasteful plastic packaging

20. Print as little as possible

21. Recycle old printer cartridges

22. Invest in home insulation to eliminate energy used when heating

23. Use reusable cups, straws, utensils, etc.

Reusable_Cup_Recycle_TalonLPE24. Wash only full loads of laundry and stop washing half-full loads

25. Clean the lint filter in your dryer to eliminate excess energy usage

26. Use reusable food storage in stead of plastic wrap or baggies

27. Unplug appliances and tools not being used

28. Replace your light bulbs with energy efficient bulbs

Energy Efficiency_TalonLPE29. Borrow books from your local library instead of purchasing them

30. Start a garden and grow your own vegetables

Garden_Recycle_TalonLPE31. Use cloth napkins instead of paper napkins

32. Flush toilets as infrequently as possible

33. Replace the air filters in your home frequently

34. Use cold water when it can be replaced for hot


At Talon/LPE, we try our hardest to be good stewards of the land. That’s why it’s so important that we all chip in and do the most we can to impact the environment. At Talon/LPE, we focus on a cleaner environment everyday. Everyone has the ability to make a difference. Make that difference be you.


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