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One Stop Green Tip of the Day: Next time you print anything from computer, try to print on both sides of the paper!

Even though most software programs have this option, people will still print on only one side of the page. The U.S. annually uses 4 million tons of copy paper, which works out to about 27 pounds per person! So save money and the environment by printing on both sides!

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One Stop Green Tip of the Day: Keep it consistent!

Setting your thermostat at a consistent temperature is actually more energy efficient than turning off and on. Having your A/C at 75 degrees at all times will help your system work more efficiently and help saves energy!

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One Stop Green Tip of the Day: Check your tire inflation!

Tires have a bigger impact on the environment than you might think. Under inflated tires waste up to five percent of a car’s fuel. How much fuel would we save if we properly inflated our tires? Up to two billion gallons a year!

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One Stop Green Tip of the Day: Plant a Tree!

Plant a Tree! Trees are not only good for the environment but they can block winds, provide shade from the sun, and act as a sound barrier for your home!

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One Stop Green Tip of the Day: Eat Green!

The average fruit or vegetable travels over 1500 miles to get to your store. This increases the resources used to transport the food to market. Eat local, seasonal and organic – support your local farmers market!

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One Stop Green Tip of the Day: Avoid idling vehicles to save our environment!

Instead of letting your car idle, turn off the ignition. It uses less gas and emits less CO2 to stop and restart your car than to let it run. In fact, idling uses twice as much gas as driving!

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One Stop Green Tip of the Day: Chew your Gum responsibly

Chewing gum is the second largest littered item in the world and is not biodegradable and will stick to several surfaces for many years. Plus, have you ever reached under a bench or a table and accidentally got stuck in someone else’s gum? Dispose of your gum in a responsible manner!

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