Ways to Ditch Extra Gadgets, Simplify Life and Save Money

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Gadgets are great for our fast-paced world and they have their place. But these days it can feel like everything is electronic, has a thick instruction manual, and needs to be charged at the end of the day. While the exact statistic varies, the average American has between 25 and 45 gadgets that need batteries or charging to function. That's a whole lot of energy going into items that we likely don't need, and a whole lot of opportunity to eliminate vampire power.

If you're feeling a bit overwhelmed by wires and want to simplify for a greener life, here are some easy places where you can unplug or consolidate the electronics in your life, cut down your electricity bill and never look back.