The list of how you can promote environmentally friendly products is endless. From using environmentally friendly home cleaning products to reducing your greenhouse gas emissions, there are so many ways to produce organic results without sacrificing too much time or money. In fact, many homeowners want to create a more sustainable home but agree that the process can be too expensive and/or time-consuming.

However, there are many quick and easy ways to have cleaner, greener home care without cutting corners or scheduling a pricey project. To help you get started, here is Warner Service’s comprehensive list of the best sustainable materials for your home:

  1. CFL Energy-Saving Light Bulbs: Those twisty bulbs in the hardware store don’t just look cooler. They’re better choices for the environment because they promote better energy efficiency while providing the same amount of brightness as other light bulbs.
  2. Nellie’s Eco-Friendly Dryer Balls: These reusable, PVC-free dryer balls replace dryer sheets, which often find themselves in water reserves with other trash. Your clothes will come out static- and wrinkle-free without the use of chemical softeners. It’s a win-win.
  3. Compost Piles: The idea of throwing old fruits and vegetables into a bucket on your kitchen counter sounds unappealing, but it’s actually a wonderful way to turn your leftovers into a nutrient-rich fertilizer that promotes a cleaner environment. Click here to see how compost piles work in favor of the environment.
  4. Home Heating: Many homeowners are surprised to learn that switching to natural gas heating appliances over electric or oil can save homeowners up to 40% off their energy costs. These appliances not only reduce your energy costs, but also reduce our carbon footprint.
  5. Drying Rack: If you don’t want to purchase those nifty dryer balls, you can still go green with your laundry. Instead of using electricity from your dryer, use an eco-friendly drying rack from your local Walmart. It might take a little longer for your clothes to completely dry, but it’s worth a few extra minutes to help save the environment and enjoy the energy savings, right?
  6. Programmable Thermostats: Choosing to install a programmable thermostat can help you save costs on your electric bill by allowing you to adjust your home temperature even while you're away. Installing one of these thermostats can be a good choice for reducing expenses and increase your home comfort.
  7. Toilet Dams: This will be the best $6 you ever spent. Toilets can be one of the biggest water wasters in your home, and this handy device can save thousands of gallons of water per year. Talk about an eco-friendly buy.
  8. Eco-Friendly Water Heating: Natural gas coils not only provide instant heat twice as fast as electric models, but they are also available in tankless models. These appliances are a great choice for any homeowner looking to reduce the costs of on their electric bill. 
  9. Water-powered Clock: Remember how we mentioned that solar-powered alarm clock earlier? Well, that exists, and so does a water-powered clock. This tiny clock manages to look trendy with its various color options while saving the environment – one second at a time.
  10. Ice Bear system: We bet you’ve never heard of ice energy, but we’re happy to explain that it’s the most awesome form of renewable energy ever. The Ice Bear delivers 6 hours of clean, non-fatiguing stored energy daily. It’s a liquid technology that doesn’t emit chemicals, doesn’t mess with a grid architecture and doesn’t come with the overage costs of normal electric energy. To learn more, visit their website.
  11. BioLogic FreeCharge: This Dahon product uses a generator hub, a high-capacity battery, and a USB dock to charge iPhones, GPS units and other USB gadgets with each pedal of your bicycle. It’s the stuff of movies, people! This is the future!

Armed with this list of the top 10 eco-friendly for your home and the thousands of other green inventions in the world, being eco-conscious is now easier than ever. Remember: A few small organic changes around your home can make a big change to your environmental impact.

If you need to schedule an appointment or have any questions, contact Warner Service today.

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