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Quiz: Are you skilled at green living?

Greening the environment also can put a little green in your pocket.

Are you maximizing green living every day? Or, are you leaving some easy money on the table?

Test your eco-smarts with six quick questions for Earth Day, and find out just how much extra cash a few simple strategies can net you. You will receive 10 points for every correct answer.

Quiz: Are you skilled at green living?

 

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Putting a little effort into green living isn't just for the tree-huggers among us. You stand to save some serious bucks by living a little greener.

Whether you're looking to cut your carbon footprint, or just cut your monthly bills, there are some green choices you can make that will save you money. Planting some shade-providing trees near your house could cut your power bill by as much as 50 percent in the hot summer months.

Tossing out your leftovers is money wasted and not good for the environment. One scientist with the National Resources Defense Council says you might be tossing out as much as $31 a week in unused food.

Be more realistic about your food needs when shopping, and freeze your leftovers. Which TV you buy and your TV settings could save you big bucks, too. LCDs are the most power-efficient and you can turn down your brightness settings to trim your consumption.

 

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