Quiz: Can Your Habits at Home Help the Planet?

    Take Consumer Reports’ quiz to test your eco-smarts and learn how to save money by wasting less

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    More than 70 percent of Americans believe their actions can help protect the environment, according to a nationally representative survey of 2,174 U.S. adults (PDF) that Consumer Reports conducted in January 2022. And we’re trying to do our part: The survey found that 7 out of 10 of us regularly (“often” or “always”) recycle. But what other specific steps can you take to reduce your carbon footprint? Test your knowledge of sacrifice-free ways to go easy on the environment—and save money at the same time—below.