9 Ways to Go Green and Save Green

By M. Morris,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 28, 2009 2:58 AM CDT
Compact fluorescent light bulbs make a good bridge from incandescents to LEDs.   (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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(Newser) – Being sensitive to the environment doesn't have to cost a fortune. In fact, the green option is often the most cost-effective one. Scientific American spotlights nine ways of cutting your bills as you save the Earth:

  • Shrink your living space. Prefab homes and plans for dwellings as small as 65 square feet are widely available.

  • Invest in a less thirsty cellphone charger. And don't forget to unplug the one you already have when not in use.
  • Paint your roof white. If you don't care for lighter hues up above, invest in roofing materials with heat-reflecting coatings.
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