The 10 resolutions below are for people hoping to make their home more eco friendly in 2012!
So the question you should be asking yourself is how green are you willing to go in 2012?
1. Finish every project you start!
The most common thing about New Yearís resolutions is that they are forgotten. Yes thatís right! Unfortunately itís not uncommon for people to drop out of their projects. Usually it gets very difficult at some stage depending what youíre doing. The mistake is people give up on all the hard work theyíve already achieved!-Donít be one of those people this year. If you decide to take something on commit to finishing it.
2. Stop buying water bottles!
To really understand the importance and perks that come from green solar energy, you have to understand how solar energy is used. Basically you can find two types of green solar energy-thermal and light. Thermal energy is known as passive solar. This type of green solar energy is harnessed through the design and materials used to build structures. This can be done by integrating south facing windows and materials that store heat, like brick and stone, you can decrease your energy needs and build an energy efficient home.The thermal energy created by green solar energy is also used to heat water for solar hot water systems. The rays of the sun also make light and radiation that can be stored by solar panels to create free electricity! (Good
I have made a VERY do-able quick and easy list on how to be eco friendly starting from today!
1: Use a basin to hand-wash your dishes, then use the remaining dish water for your plants outside.
2: Replace burned-out light bulbs with some eco friendly compact fluorescent bulbs another option may be LED bulbs (my personal choice).
3: Recycle ice-cream plastic boxes for those hugely anticipated leftovers.
4: Make use of the rotting leaves from your garden instead of the peat moss. Itís a better option to leave the peat in bogs, there it can do its eco friendly job.
5: If you are ever about to pull over for a while turn the engine off! Trust me itís worth it, plus you save