Are you an Energy Efficient Student? We know, students are busy! It can be difficult to keep up with classes, family, sometimes work AND try to be Energy Efficient but it is possible.
Students living in dormitories or with family usually don't pay for electricity separately and when you don't see the bill, you may not pay as much attention to saving. Just remember, you will eventually be paying energy bills so establishing energy efficient habits now will help the environment and help you in the future.
So what can the average starving student do to save energy? Put up new roofing? Buy new windows? Probably not. Those are fairly expensive projects but there are many other no cost and low cost ideas that will save energy and money.
Use Energy Efficient Lighting
This is our #1 tip! When you are pulling an all nighter to get that paper finished or prepare for exams, use energy efficient lighting.
Create A Website
Don't just help the environment, make money while you do it! Take your passion, write about it, teach others with a website. A website that is well done and provides useful information can also generate income. Here's how ...
Start a New Career
To truly understand the intricate details surrounding Energy Tax (and many other forms of taxation) you should consider going online and obtaining a Master of Laws in Taxation. The degree will not only arm you with the knowledge necessary to tackle your own tax issues, but also open the door to a myriad of high-paying careers. If you’re worried about finding a job that’s “recession-proof”, this is an excellent choice because, like it or not, taxes are probably not going anywhere soon. Thus, there will always be a need for experts.
If you find yourself with more time than money to devote to energy efficiency, we recommend you find an organization and get involved. Or start a club!
Write about Energy Savings
Choose an energy topic for a term paper if possible or project. Post online and in forums. Blog. Twitter. Write an article or editorial for the newspaper and get published!
Before you buy anymore disposable plates or silverware or even paper towels, think about the amount of energy needed to produce and ship them. Real dishes and towels that are washable and reusable save energy. It only takes a little bit of time to wash dishes but it will save a lot of energy.
It's the same idea when you shop for school supplies. Look for eco-friendly products that are produced using energy saving methods.
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