Going green tip: the fridge

A simple household appliance such as your fridge can be the focus of going green tips. How often, for example, do you bother to take a look at the back of your fridge. Chances are you haven't looked to see how clean those coils at the back of your fridge are in a very long time.

Which, is a pity because one good going green tip is to check for dusty coils on your fridge. You might not be aware of it but dusty coils on a fridge require the fridge to use up to 30 percent more energy than clean ones. Nobody likes cleaning but just by keeping them clean and free of dust you can be more environmentally friendly in your home.

So, as part of taking on board going green tips, why not set yourself a reminder to check behind your fridge once a month. That way if there is dust build up on the fridge coils it shouldn't take more than a simple wipe or two to clean them.

Remember, being environmentally friendly doesn't have to take a lot of effort. Just following the most simple of going green tips such as this can make a world of difference to our planet. Isn't it almost shameful not to be doing it if it is all this easy?


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