Quick fixes for common eco errors

Are you making any of these environmental mistakes? We’ve got easy eco solutions for all of them.

It’s easy being green, they say. Simple changes—such as recycling, driving less, reducing our energy use—may not solve the world’s problems, but they will have a positive impact. Sounds pretty straightforward, doesn’t it? Yet, even when we’re committed to making a difference, we occasionally stray from the greener path. Habits, time constraints and daily pressures all work against our best intentions. Fortunately, it doesn’t take a lot to get back on track. Here, we’ve rounded up those common “eco-mistakes”—and how to avoid them.

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