By making just a few changes in your daily routine, your family and the environment will prosper! Green Living is the trend of today to ensure our tomorrow! Here’s an easy to follow list of ideas-try them out today!
A is for Apple. Pick apples at a local orchard during apple season, and save the transportation and fuel costs of transporting them from afar. The same goes for all produce.
B is for Beauty. Use organic cosmetics and products.
C is for Cycling, as in Bicycling. Turn off the car and bike to work on a nice day.
D is for De-stressing. A stress free environment is what we are all striving for.
E is for Environment. Love the planet and it will reward you.
F is for Free Range. Free Range meat and products contain no chemicals and are healthier for you.
G is for Garages. Let’s store our new hybrid vehicle in the garage!
H is for Heating. Use a programmable thermostat and drop the temperature a couple of degrees. Your wallet will thank you also.
I is for Immaculate. Clean your house with organic products and enjoy the immaculate look and lack of fragrance. Clean does not have a lemony pine scent!
J is for Junk. Reduce, Recycle, and Reuse your junk whenever possible.
K is for Kids. All of these little steps will improve the earth for our kids.
L is for Light Bulb. Use compact fluorescent light bulbs. Save energy. Save money.
M is for Milk. Use hormone-free dairy products, and buy your milk in glass bottles- reuseable!
N is for No. Say no to pesticides and plant foods. Try gardening the old fashioned way!
O is for Oxygen. Plant a tree and reduce your use of non-recycled paper.
P is for Paper. Use less napkins, paper towels, and forego paper receipts. Save a tree!
Q is for Quick Thinking. At the grocery, when asked “paper or plastic bag?” reply with a “no, thank you- I have my own recycled canvas bag!”
R is for Recycle. Reduce. Reuse. Become an expert!
S is for Seek. Seek out new ways to help the environment.
T is for Trying. Try just one today, and the future will look brighter.
U is for Unique. Buy unique gifts that are organic and give a friend a smile.
V is for Very Important. Even the smallest change is needed.
W is for Water. Drink from reuseable water bottles. Ditch the disposable whenever possible.
X is for X-box. Turn off and unplug your electronics when you are not using them.
Y is for You. Do what you can to help and nothing is too small.
Z is for Everybody. If we all take some small steps, we can make a difference! Plant a tree today!
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