Easy ways to go green

Easy ways to go green

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by Jodi Helmer

WCNC.com

Posted on September 3, 2013 at 12:51 PM

Updated Tuesday, Sep 3 at 12:59 PM

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How often should you use your ceiling fan:
a.     Year round
b.     In the summer when temperatures climb above 80F.
c.     I don’t have a ceiling fan.
Answer: A
 

Most nights, do you cook dinner:
a.     With the oven preheated to 350F and all four burners blazing
b.     In the microwave
c.     Cook? No way! I drive across town to get takeout from my favorite restaurant.
Answer: B (in order to be the most energy efficient)
 

What one household change would save ten gallons of water a week?
a. Scraping the dishes before putting them in the dishwasher
b. Cut back to three showers a week
c. Switch from tap water to bottled water
Answer: A
 

True or False: A commercial car wash uses less water than washing your car at home.
Answer: TRUE
 

When it comes to spending money, what creates more than 2 billion feet of paper per year?
a.     ATM receipts
b.     Bank statements
c.     Dollar bills
Answer: A
 

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