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Do not renew subscription for magazines you hardly read. Buy generic store products instead of name brand.

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Use curtains to keep your home cooler in summer and warmer in winter. Carry your own food when travelling, at least for initial days.

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Use less detergent powder unless clothes are very dirty to make them last longer.

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Use steel or stainless steel as it lasts longer than plastic articles.

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Use solar water heater to save grid electricity cost. Grow plants and vegetables in your garden.

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Before you go for shopping, eat. Make coffee or tea at home. Cut back on eating out frequently.

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Do not keep food in refrigerator for too long, it spoils the food after a few days.

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Leak-proof your home to save on energy consumption. Do not throw the plastic containers, reuse and re-purpose them.

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Quit smoking to save on cigarette cost and future healthcare cost. Quit drinking if possible

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Buy in bulk whenever you can. Do not overeat and be healthy. Buy a bigger freezer to store bulk items for extended period.

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Do not hire people for housework, instead do it yourself as it also helps as a good exercise.

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Use fans which rotate when winds blow as you need no electricity for them. Use fans instead of air conditioners when it is not too hot.

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Wash your car or other things on your lawn so do not need to water them again.

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Reduce auto insurance premium by raising deductibles. Wash your car yourself, do not use car wash.

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Do not ask for home delivery if it is not free. Drink water instead of soft drinks.

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Walk as much as you can and use public transport which cost less and save gas.

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Instead of gas or oil mowers use a push mower.

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While washing clothes turn them inside out to preserve their appearance. Wash clothes only when they are dirty.

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Water the lawn or the plants before sunrise or after sunset, to keep air cool and prevent wastage of water.

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Reduce expenses and increase your income. Eliminating unnecessary and wasteful spending can free up a lot of extra cash.