We’ve researched and found five easy ways for you to go green and reduce your carbon footprint this year! Continue reading to learn more…
Reduce your use of plastic utensils and bags. Plastic waste is one of the biggest contributors to worldwide pollution. Do your part by opting away from plastic items. Reduce your carbon footprint by using metal utensils, reusable water bottles, and Eco-bags!
Choose to recycle more. This is one of the easiest ways to reduce waste! For example, empty soda cans and water bottles should always go in your recycle bin. If your community has a bottle redemption center, you can even receive cash to recycle these items! In addition, uneaten food scraps can also be recycled and used in compost piles. Click here for some tips to help build your first compost, courtesy of Good Housekeeping!
Conserve water. This can be done by opting for showers instead of baths, taking shorter showers, not leaving the faucet running, and also fixing leaky pipes! Not only are you working to preserve water, but you’re also decreasing your water bill.
Turn off your electronic devices, when you’re not using them. This includes TV’s, laptops, gaming consoles and more. This leaking electricity not only wastes energy, but it can also add up to over 10 percent of your electric bill!
Sign up for e-Statements. Going green has never been so easy! Receiving your account statements by email is safer, faster, more convenient – and saves paper! Interested in signing up? First sign-in to your NetTeller, select e-Statements on the top banner and then follow the online instructions. Once you have completed enrollment, you will receive a confirmation notice. To learn more click here, or give us a call at (800) 764-0566!