Spoiler alert: the following may seem like a no-brainer. And, it is. Sometimes it just takes someone else to reframe things for me to see something clearly, differently, or to apply a new use – does that ever happen to you?
So, there I was posting climate-related news to twitter and facebook when I came across Tree Hugger’s article, 10 Low-Tech Tactics for Living Sustainably. I scanned through to see if it was worthy of posting – it was! The paragraph on solar chargers made me think – what was I doing with my solar charger that I used on my kayak trip last year? Why was it packed away awaiting another kayaking trip when it could be in use right now? Why indeed.
We’ve all heard of phantom energy by now, right? One way to cut down on electricity use and bills is to unplug from the grid. Seems simple, and it is.