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What you can do:

  • Turn off the faucet while brushing your teeth and shaving.
  • Turn your thermostat up three degrees (in summer) or down three degrees (in winter).
  • Change incandescent light bulbs in your home to compact fluorescents.
  • Lower the temperature of the water in your water heater.
  • Clean or replace furnace filters regularly.
  • Install low-flow showerheads and faucets.
  • Wash your clothes in the coolest water possible.
  • Turn off the lights, TV, and computer when you leave the room.
  • Only run the washer and dishwasher when they are full.
  • Read Psalm 23, 24, 104, 147, and 148.
  • Clean out your closets and donate clothes you have not worn in the past year.
  • Bike, walk, carpool, or use public transportation instead of driving.
  • Pick up and throw away any trash you see on the ground.
  • Buy locally grown produce.
  • Follow an old saying: "Use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without."

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