The 5 Best Apps To Help You Go Green

Whether for educational or personal purposes. These apps can help motivate you and the  

Going green has become a popular trend, so it comes as no surprise that the rapidly growing world of technology has caught on and developed a vast array of mobile apps to help you. These apps can range from fun games to simple tips, which can alter your everyday actions in order to make major differences. Below is a list of the top five apps that will allow you to start living a greener life.

Green Outlet

Green Outlet allows you to check on your household appliances in order to see which are costing you the most, therefore giving you the opportunity to make an informed decision about your electrical uses. This app not only helps save the environment, it also saves you a significant amount of money on your electrical bill.

Green Gas Saver

Green Gas Saver is an astonishing app that enables you to track your fuel efficiency by telling you if you are accelerating too fast or turning to quickly – both of which can hamper your gas mileage. The idea of the app is to keep your driving at a constant pace. When you accelerate too fast an alarm will sound, indicating that you need to slow down. The app will also give you a score for any given drive, letting you see how “green” you were.

Green Me

Green Me, the world’s largest “green” mobile community, helps you improve your environmental impact on a daily basis. The Android app lists as many as five ways that you can contribute to being environmentally friendly. There is also a “My Green Idea” feature that allows users to submit their own green tips for future versions of the app. Some of the more popular categories in the app include: Green My Clothing, Green My Community, Green My Food, and Green My Eco Footprint.


iRecycle is the best app for researching and finding local recycling opportunities that are convenient to your specific location, whether you are at home or on the move. It provides information about how to recycle 350 different types of materials, in over 1 million different ways. iRecycle not only lets you know where to recycle, it also tells you when to recycle almost anything imaginable.


JouleBug is an overall app designed to get you thinking about the environment that is packed with numerous tips and information on how to save energy in your everyday life. There is a gaming aspect to this app, which can help get your kids involved as well. Your kids can earn badges and compete with others to become eco-friendly. If that doesn’t intrigue you, maybe the $200 per year you can save will.

There are lots of ways to be a part of the solution – wrest of your community to get involved.


– Habtamu Karg

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