Minor efficiency upgrades are a fast, easy, and effective way to save money on utilities. But they don’t permanently improve your home’s ability to retain warm or cool air. Fortunately, these government tax credits and incentives can offset the cost of residential green energy projects.
Too often, it seems like making your life greener means spending more. But that needn’t be the case. One of the best ways to be more eco-friendly is to cut back on your use of energy and natural resources — which cost money. That means you can protect your wallet as well as the environment.
Most communities have a local farmers market, and they’re popular for a good reason. Farmers markets provide fresh, locally grown produce, as well as homemade or home-baked goods. They also make it easier to eat healthy on a budget. Read on for tips on making the most of your local farmers market.
The price of gas is nothing if not volatile. Fortunately, as the auto industry moves steadily toward a low-emissions future dominated by hybrid-electric, plug-in hybrids, and all-electric vehicles, drivers looking to trim their fuel bills and help the environment have no shortage of choices.
More and more people are enjoying the benefits of food gardening. But you don’t have to dig a plot in the ground to grow your own fruits and vegetables. It’s relatively easy to begin container gardening. You just need a few basic supplies and some tips to get your garden going on the cheap.