Even while the green in our 401ks slip slides away, the green we put into our lifestyles can give us a solid foundation of thrifty money-saving skills that are simplicity-seeking and even fun.
Here is just a tip of the hat to the thousands of green living tips that we have on Care2, these with a special focus on saving money. We’d love it if you jump to the comment section and give us your winning green money-saving tips, too.
4. Stuff. Try yard sales, thrift stores, reusable coffee filters, stainless steel water bottles, glass jars for food storage, and more.
Fall for Flea Markets
Reuse and Redecorate: 7 Bookends You Don’t Have to Buy
More reuse tips.
5. Fix it. In the old days people used to patch and fix anything they could; that was before our throwaway society took over and inspired us to buy cheap items that fell apart quickly. Rekindle some old-fashioned thrift and fix that which breaks by searching out your local cobblers and repair shops. Best of all, learn how to fix that which breaks yourself.
10. Decorate with nature. No need to buy plastic doo-dads to adorn your mantle or holiday table when there is gorgeousness in your own backyard.
15 Ways to Bring Nature Indoors.
Plants Enhance Home Beauty.
More about green home decor.
Please share: What are your best tips for saving green while saving the Earth?