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How to Live Green: 5 Eating Changes that Have The Biggest Environmental Benefits (Page 5)

Update Your Fridge

4. Update Your Fridge

A refrigerator is one of the biggest energy hogs since you really can’t turn it off. If it’s more than 10 years old, it’s likely using 11/2 to 2 times the amount of energy it used the first day you plugged it in. Replace an old fridge with an Energy Star model and most stores will take away and recycle your old one for free.

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