Unplug unused electronics and turn off lights Everyday people everywhere ask themselves, “how is my battery at 60% when 15 minutes ago it was at 90?!” Did you know that leaving your phone on the charger when it’s already fully charged can kill your battery? Leaving unused--or fully charged--devices plugged in drains energy AND your wallet.
Save money by simply unplugging unused electronics and appliances. What’s crazy is that we found the average family can save over $110 a year by applying this simple hack! Did your parents ever make a fuss about turning off the lights when leaving a room? They had good reason to do this.
One standard lightbulb will cost $.06 per 8 hours it is left on. It doesn’t seem like much, but it really adds up—in fact, by leaving the lights off during the day time, you can save $24 a year PER LIGHTBULB! Just imagine your dad’s voice shouting from the other room to “turn off that light!” Total hack savings per year: $180+