22 Apr '12, 12am

10 ways to save the #planet and your wallet @AltCon

Shorten Your Shower – Hop out five minutes earlier and you can save 350 pounds of CO2 emission and nearly $100 each year. Savings: $99 Sell Unused Sporting Equipment – Collect that unused treadmill, in-line skates and soccer equipment collecting dust in the basement and turn it into cash. Just bring your old sports equipment to Play it Again Sports (locations across the country) and they will determine the value of your items and either pay you on the spot or let you trade in for something else. Savings: $100 Cool it Down – Refrigerators use more electricity than any other household appliance, almost five times more than the average TV. Setting your refrigerator between 37 °F and 40 °F will keep your food stored at a safe temperature without wasting energy. By using a programmable thermostat, you can save up to $150 each year on your energy bill. Savings: $150 Don’t Let Go...

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