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Ways your home saves the earth AND your money I Part 2

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Ways your home saves the earth AND your money I Part 2

Dear Copain Copine family, Being environmentally-responsible will not only help you to save some money, it will also make you to save the world! So what can you do to make your home more environmentally-responsible? First of all, you should move your fridge into the shade. Because if your refrigerator stands in the sunlight, it will be forced to work harder to keep cool. Also stop peeking for too long into the fridge! This can cost you up to 18€-36€ a year. Need a new appliance? Choose for low-energy appliances. These 'energy star-qualified ' appliances use 10%-50% less energy than...

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Ways your home could save the earth AND your money I Part 1

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Ways your home could save the earth AND your money I Part 1

Dear Copain Copine family, Being environmentally-responsible will not only help you to save some money, it will also make you to save the world! So what can you do to make your home more environmentally-responsible? First you can think about replacing your light bulbs with compact fluorescent light bulbs. This will save you 66% more energy. You could also start using multi extension leads and turn it off when not in use. Like that you can save up to 15% of your home's energy consumption. Another thing you could do is turning your thermostat down by 1°C, it will save...

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How to spend less money on garbage bags?

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How to spend less money on garbage bags?

Dear Copain Copine family, Are you also getting tired of having to change your garbage bag quite quickly? Well then, here’s a good advice about how to avoid that. Try to avoid disposable products as much as possible these are for example paper handkerchiefs, disposable cameras, disposable cups, ... While doing your groceries, try to think about how much waste you will have in your bin if you are going to buy that product. Like that, you will consume less garbage bags, your expenses will be less (because eventually the cost of the package is always included in the price...

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Try to eat less meat

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Try to eat less meat

Dear Copain Copine family, Did you know that if you reduce the amount of meat in your meals, that there are several benefits like having a lower cholestrol? Besides that you are also helping to save the environment a little more! Need some inspiration for vegetarian recipes? Go check some blogs on the internet or check Instagram! There are loads of delicious vegetarian recipes and you will also notice it is becoming a trend. We already changed our lifestyle to a healthy one! Will you? With love, Copain Copine    

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Reduce your plastic consumption

Reduce your plastic consumption

Dear Copain Copine family, Do you think it’s difficult to reduce your plastic consumption? No, it isn’t! Go for bottles made out of glass and use reusable water bottles. Here  some ideas: refuse plastic bags in shops, refill your reusable bottle over and over again. Keep this in mind, so we all can say goodbye to these dirty plastic islands and take care of our wonderful nature. With Love, Katrien Smets

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