25 Simple Ways To Save

11/20/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated Nov 17, 2011

1. Clean the coils behind or underneath your refrigerator with a tapered appliance brush to keep it running efficiently.

2. Skip prerinsing dishes. Our tests have found that it¹s unnecessary, and you'll save up to 6,500 gallons of water per year.

3. Opt for the cold-water wash cycle and save about $60 a year.

4. Put your PC to sleep. Save $25 to $75 each year by using the system standby or hibernating feature on your computer.

5. Plug electronics into a power strip so that you can turn them all off at once.


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