Tired of the rising price of fuel? Well instead of complaining, why don't we all search for ways to save money? As the gas prices around here get closer and closer to $3.00 a gallon, every penny saved counts.
Listed below are alternative fuel and energy choices, as well as tips for saving some cash.
Via Lifehacker.com - "Using parts easily available from your local stores, you can make a small solar power generator for $250 to $300. Great for power failures and life outside the power grid."
Via Lifehacker.com - "Weblog Sound Money tips recommends replacing your homes high-use standard incandescent lightbulbs with energy-efficient bulbs that have earned the EPAs 'Energy Star.'"
Via Treehugger.com - "Keeping your car's tire pressure at the optimal level is a small and easy eco-tip that would help save a lot of precious oil if everybody did it."
From Treehugger.com - Don't just buy a hybrid with the idea that you will automatically save money, research first. You may find you save money on fuel by purchasing a conventional car.
Facts about the different types of fuel/car alternatives.
Visit this Web site for valuable information about rechargeable battery myths and facts.
Via MetaEfficient.com - "Electrical timers are humble devices, but they might give you that energy-saving edge you're after!"
From MetaEfficient.com - Here are some facts from the site: Biodiesel is a vegetable oil-based fuel that runs in diesel engines cars, buses, trucks, construction equipment, boats, generators, and oil home heating units. It's usually made from soy or canola oil, and can also be made from recycled fryer oil. You can blend it with regular diesel or run 100% biodiesel. Click here to see a map of biodiesel retail locations in the U.S. Read the rest of the FAQ on this Web site to find out more info on biodiesel fuel.
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