Contributed Post September 21, 2017
Money Ball

No matter how you try and look at it, money is simply one of the world's most important resources. Regular people, like you and I, rely on money to live. We want to live happily and not have to worry about bills or lingering payments. This is why I’ve got a whole section on this blog dedicated to helping you all make more money.

But, there are also other important problems in life, such as looking after the environment. Our world is dying more and more each year, and we have to put a stop to this.

What if I told you you can do this while also making money? It's true, and here are some ways how:

Recycle And Sell Wood

Wood is wasted all the time, and there is so much of it that can go to good use. What you should do is start a little business where you pick up old pieces of wood and turn them into new things that you can sell to people.

There are two main things you need; a truck and a creative mind. The truck is to pick up and load all the wood into, then transport it back to your house. You can learn more about truck rentals all over the internet, I advise you do your research before getting your truck. The creative mind is to turn the wood into new things. You could create ornaments, sculptures, furniture - whatever you like. Then, sell the objects to people, and you’ve done something good for the environment while making money at the same time.

Solar Panels

Sell Solar Energy

Installing solar panels is a brilliant way of helping the environment by reducing the CO2 footprint of your home. Furthermore, it also presents an opportunity to make some money.

Unbeknownst to some, but you can actually sell back your solar energy to your grid. There are lots of resources online that teach you more about this idea. I recommend you read them as they will provide you details that I can’t fit into a small article!

Sell Old Gadgets

How many of you have old gadgets lying around collecting dust? Now, how many of you have chucked old gadgets and electronics in the bin before? Don’t feel ashamed, I’ve done it myself, we’ve all made this mistake. Throwing our old electronics in the bin just means they go to a landfill and contribute to the deterioration of the environment.

However, if we sell our old gadgets, we can save the environment and make some extra cash. You can either sell them online to other people or sell them to companies that take old broken items and recycle them. Either way, you’ll earn money and feel good about not damaging the environment.

What I love about these ideas is that they tackle two main problems in life. There’s the huge issue of our environment, and the desperate need to look after it. Then, there’s the big issue of making money and living without financial fear. Doing these things ticks both boxes, and you can live with a smile on your face.

Here is some further reading to help you get the most…

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4 thoughts on “How To Help The Environment And Make Money At The Same Time?

  1. Selling solar energy is actually a very good idea. As you mentioned, many people don’t know about that. I had an internship with a company selling solar door to door for a whole summer. It was actually very interesting and I learned a lot! Good article.

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