Protecting the environment matters we all need to celebrate Earth Day everyday -at work, at home, and in the community, every single day. Here are things we all can do to help.
Follow the 3 R’s. There are many ways you can Reduce, Reuse and Recycle look through your home and get creative. I am sure that you can use things before you throw them away.
Conserve energy at home. From turning off lights and electronics when not in use, to using a programmable thermostat, to changing your air filter regularly, there are many small things you can do to save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, while saving money on your utility bills.
Recycle your electronics. Your old, unused or broken computers, tablets, phones and other electronics can often be recycled for free by stores, manufacturers and local governments, which saves natural resources while also reducing pollution.
Reduce paper waste and junk mail.Think twice before printing things at work and home. You can reduce your mail by using online payment options that avoid paper bills. And there are services that will remove your name from unwanted mailing lists to reduce junk mail.
Turn off the tap. Whether you’re brushing your teeth, washing dishes, or taking a shower, turn off the water when it’s not needed.
Bring your own bags to the store.Use a backpack or bag from home, or buy reusable bags that you can keep in your car and use again and again.
Buy local. Buying local produce and other items reduces shipping distances from food sourced overseas, and also supports local businesses and communities.
Act local. Get involved in environmental work in your local community. Local schools, governments, and non-profit organizations often offer opportunities for volunteers to get involved in cleaning up parks, restoring habitats, and other efforts to make communities greener.
Save what you love. If you love some thing, it’s up to you to say that as many no I love sharks. So I go out of my way to save them. I also love the ocean so before we go to the beach, I make sure I clean it. This helps to make the world a better place and puts an impact into your passion.