An Extremely Simple Eco Summer

An Extremely Simple Eco Summer

By Stephanie Seferian

Can a sun-toasting, memory-making, blue sky summer also be eco-friendly? I believe that the greenest habits are the ones that don't cost much money; they'd never upend our already busy lives, either. Today I speak with Paul Hope, Home & Garden Editor for Consumer Reports, and together we offer 8 summer-specific tweaks to your days that are so easy-peasy you won't even realize you're *also* helping the planet.   Here's a preview: [2:45] Summer is for barbecues: 3 tips for grilling smarter during your next cookout [7:15] The rise of battery-powered outdoor tools (as confirmed by testing, the new ones actually work!) [9:50] Adios, old-school sprinkler systems: 2 lawn mowing and lawn watering best practices [18:00] Common-sense ways to help out your air conditioner on hot days [21:00] Thoughts on making your freezer work for you this summer   Resources mentioned: Episode #262: No Mow May Sustainable Living Guide (via Consumer Reports) 45 Ways to Save More and Waste Less at Home (via Consumer Reports) RainMachine Touch HD-12   * Join our (free!) community here. * Find your tribe. Sustainable Minimalists are on Facebook, Instagram + Youtube. * Email me and say hello! MamaMinimalistBoston@gmail.com. Our Sponsors:* Thank you to LifeStraw! https://lifestraw.com/Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/sustainable-minimalists/exclusive-content
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