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5 (Mostly) Free and Easy Ways to Green Your 4th of July
Independence Day is just one day away - are you ready? If you want to celebrate your 4th the green way by freeing yourself from the shackles of unnecessary waste and energy usage but are low on funds and ideas, check out our 5 creative tips on how to green your holiday - they're as easy on your wallet as they are hassle-free!
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
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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