5 (Mostly) Free and Easy Ways to Green Your 4th of July

by , 07/04/15
filed under: Environment, Recycling

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Substitute Tofu Pups and Garden Burgers for hot dogs and hamburgers

Raising livestock uses an incredible amount of energy and releases tons of methane into the air. This year, try serving soy dogs and burgers instead of meat – they’re better for the environment and for your health. And a lot of times, people can’t even tell the difference!

Cost: $3-4 a box on average

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Turn off the AC

If your BBQ is going on outdoors, why not turn off (or at least turn down) your air conditioner inside? You’ll save energy and $$ and it’ll give people a reason to stay outside where the action is.

Cost: negative (you’ll actually save money)

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