There are many different ways that you can “go green.” From creating a more energy efficient home to using natural products that don’t pollute the environment, there are a variety of ways that you can live more sustainably. Below are some of our favorite YouTube videos on different aspects of going green and reducing your impact on the environment:
Energy Efficiency at HomeVolume
This video is short and sweet, but it offers a wealth of information for those who want to create a more energy-efficient home and save on their energy bills. In the video, produced by Sustainability Victoria, the narrator provides simple yet effective changes that you can start making today to increase home comfort while also reducing energy costs. This is a must-see for anyone who is not sure how they can make their home more energy efficient.
Beginner’s Guide to Minimalism
This video was created by The Girl Gone Green, a YouTuber named Manuela who aims to educate viewers on sustainability and conscious living. In a Beginner’s Guide to Minimalism, Manuela walks you through what steps you can take to become a minimalist. Even if you are not ready to go completely minimal, this video gives you a better idea of how you can declutter your space to create a healthier environment.
Homemade Cleaning Supplies
This video from ModernMom features Jessie Jane from Lilyshop as she shares three simple recipes for natural cleaning products. This video is great for those who want to save money on natural cleaning supplies and learn how to do it yourself. She shows the audience how to make DIY natural laundry detergent, wooden furniture polish, and all-purpose cleaner. What’s great about this video is that she uses simple ingredients that you can find at your local grocery store and goes through each step to show you how its done.
How to Perform a Home Energy Audit
One of the best ways to go green is to find ways to conserve energy in your home. A home energy audit helps you determine how much energy you are using and where you may be wasting energy in your home. You can use this information to then make adjustments and improvements to save more energy over time. This video from This Old House shows viewers how they can perform a whole-house energy audit to determine what areas need improvement. The video includes both the shopping list and tools needed to perform the audit. This is great for any homeowner who may not know how much energy they are using on a regular basis or those who want to find more ways to lower their monthly energy bills.
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