Transform your kitchen into an Eco-friendly

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The kitchen is the ideal place to start if you want to go green by using less energy. Here are some good tips on how you can effortlessly transform your kitchen into an eco-friendly kitchen.

Energy efficient kitchen appliances:

Always opt for energy-efficient kitchen appliances such as refrigerator, oven, mixer because these appliances can save you anywhere from 10 to 50% on your household energy consumption. You will be able to identify which appliances is energy-efficient by the amount of stars appearing on the product energy sticker labels. Choose appliances with the maximum amount of stars per label since these are more energy-efficient.

 Bamboo for your kitchen furniture

Bamboo furniture looks stylish and also gives green look to your furniture. Bamboo is a great wood to work with to transform your kitchen design. You can choose to install finished bamboo to bring a vibrant and bright look to your kitchen.

Use recycled products when going green

Using recycled products for your kitchen is a great way that could preserve landfill space and assist in conserving the environment. Many homeowners have turned to eco-friendly recycled glass countertops.

Energy-efficient lights

Having the correct lighting in a kitchen is imperative for energy conservation. While the incandescent bulb remains the most commonly used light bulb in almost all households, there are significantly more energy-efficient options for you to choose from. Compact fluorescent light bulbs, also known as CFL bulbs, are among the most energy-efficient on the market, and are relatively inexpensive. Better yet, CFL bulbs last six times longer than your standard incandescent light bulb, and operate on 75% less energy.

Incorporate recycling into your kitchen building plans

If you plan on building a new kitchen, include recycling amenities. Recycling in the kitchen is extensive, and you can recycle anything from leftovers to wrappings. Recycle your leftovers to produce fertiliser for your gardens, too.

 Conserve kitchen water usage

Another effortless way to save water is by using a water flow regulator to reduce water flow.

There are various other ways you can turn your kitchen into an eco-friendly. But these are few tips that you can start with.

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4 thoughts on “Transform your kitchen into an Eco-friendly

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  2. Some good tips! Another way to limit water usage is to buy a faucet that has a low GPM flow rate, which can save up to 30% of water usage. Some manufacturers now also make special “green” lines or products.

  3. Good point @focal point hardware

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