How will you take action on Earth Day [April 22] 2013?

Here are 10 Actions You can take that will Impact the Environment on Earth Day and Every Day!

smart shopping

  • Buy what you need, not what you want
  • Refill Water Bottles instead of buying new

simple savers

  • Turn off the lights when you don't need them

transportation alternatives

  • Walk, cycle, car pool and use public transportation

food choices

  • Choose local and organic foods that are in season, and support local food producers
  • Go Veggie at least once a week - How about going Veggie on Earth Day?

washing and drying

  • Wash full loads of clothes in cold water and hang to air dry

heating and cooling

  • Use fans instead of air conditioning

close to home

  • Make a plan at home on ways your family can go green

bathroom basics

  • Take short showers instead of baths
  • Close water taps while brushing your teeth

careful cleaning

  • Choose natural, non-toxic cleaning products

don't discard

  • Donate, reuse and recycle items before throwing them into the trash
  • Harmful materials like chemicals, batteries, electronics, etc. should be taken to local hazardous waste depots or recyclers
Taken from: http://www.earthday.ca/pub/resources/top10.php

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