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February: Love, Protect, and Preserve

February 1st: Drive safely and save money. The more aggressively you drive, the more you have to pay at the pump.




February 2nd: The simplest way to save the most water: place a bottle filled with sand in your toilet's water tank. Save water each time you flush.

February 3rd: Avoid placing your refrigerator near a heat source, such as a window or stove. It will require that much more energy to keep your food cold.

February 4th: Public transportation can save you time and money. Traffic congestion can cost drivers in major cities the equivalent of one full week per year.

February 5th: Protect our natural resources by turning off the tap when brushing your teeth. It saves you 5 gallons of water every minute.

February 6th: Love thy earth. Don't pollute our land, and if you see trash, pick it up.

February 7th: Brighten up your day. Dust off your light bulbs to increase the amount of light they give off by up to 50%.

February 8th: Don't leave the tap running while washing dishes. Up to 15 gallons of valuable drinking water go down the drain every minute.

February 9th: Take leaks seriously. A dripping faucet or toilet wastes gallons of water and lots of your money.

February 10th: Preserve water with a low-flow showerhead. Every minute, it uses 2 gallons less than a standard showerhead and costs as little as $8.

February 11th: Don't defrost with the microwave. Remember to take food out of the freezer early and let it defrost at room temperature instead of adding to your electricity bill.

February 12th: Always choose a shower over a bath. A 5-minute shower uses as little as 12 gallons, while a bath can require 70 gallons of water.

February 13th: Keep the warmth of the candlelight inside this Valentine's Day by insulating your windows to reduce heating bills.

February 14th: Make Mother Earth the one you love. Get romantic with candlelight and poetry, instead of over-packaged gifts.

February 15th: Switch off lights when they are not in use. You can save up to 70% of the money you spend on electricity for lighting.

February 16th: Bike to school or work. Using a bicycle to commute four days a week for four miles saves 54 gallons of gas annually.

February 17th: Switch off and unplug appliances when they are not in use. Save up to 10% on your electricity bill and avoid wasting energy.

February 18th: Cook your food faster and cheaper. Put a lid on your cooking pots to reduce the energy used by up to 30%.

February 19th: When planning your dream house, consider eco-friendly heating and cooling units. Having a clear environmental conscience is the ultimate luxury.

February 20th: Give your thermostat a break and lower it a degree or two in the winter. You won't notice the difference until you get your electricity bill.

February 21st: Before you open the refrigerator door, decide what you want. The longer you keep it open, the more cool that escapes, the more energy you waste.

February 22nd: Go to think.mtv.com to learn how you can help bring water to people all over the world without access to this precious resource.

February 23rd: Organize a recycling drive in your neighborhood or school. Collect newspapers, cans, glass and plastic and take them to your local recycling center.

February 24th: Wash and rinse your clothes on the cold water cycle. It will cost you four times less than the warm water cycle.

February 25th: Fight road rage. Aggressive driving leads to more accidents and requires you to fill up more frequently at the pump.

February 26th: When watching late-night TV, set the sleep timer. Avoid wasting energy by cutting off electronics when they are not in use.

February 27th: Save energy by turning off your computer when it is not in use and reap the benefits when you get your bill.

February 28th: To save on fuel, have your engine serviced regularly. Ride in style knowing that your car isn't a gas guzzler.



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