As we celebrate Financial Literacy Month and Earth Day this April, I want to recap ways you can save money and save the planet in our sustainable savings series including: water conservation tips; ways to reduce, reuse, and recycle; energy conservation tips; and personal ways you can give back to Mother Earth. Get a quick overview of each if you want to learn more.
Easy Water Conservation Tips
Conserving water helps prevent water pollution in nearby rivers, streams, and lakes. Small, simple changes can achieve a large impact with water conservation. Not only will you be saving the planet, but you’ll be saving money at the same time.
Easy Resource Conservation Tips
Resource conservation means reducing, reusing, and recycling. By purchasing less, you’ll spend less and also use fewer resources. There are several small changes you can make to save money while reducing your footprint on our planet.
Easy Energy Conservation Tips
Energy conservation and energy efficiency go hand-in-hand. By making small changes in how you use energy, you can make impactful reductions and save on your utility bill.
Personal Ways to Give Back
Traditionally, Earth Day has been synonymous with planting trees, but there are other personal ways you can give back if you don’t have a place to plant a tree. Being environmentally conscious is good for our planet as well as your wallet.
Sustainable savings are something you can do throughout your life. Small habits can turn into lifestyle changes and allow you to lessen your footprint on our planet. Let’s keep this conversation going by sharing your ideas and tips for saving the planet while saving money in the comments below!
View the complete 5-Part Sustainable Savings Series:
- Part 1—Sustainable Savings: Easy Water Conservation Tips
- Part 2—Sustainable Savings: Easy Resource Conservation Tips
- Part 3—Sustainable Savings: Easy Energy Conservation Tips
- Part 4—Sustainable Savings: How You Can Give Back on Earth Day
- Part 5—Sustainable Savings: Save Money, Save the Planet