It doesn’t have to be Earth Day for us to think about how we can make an impact (or less of an impact) on our planet. Here are some simple “green tips” for every day living. When done regularly, they just become a way of life.
1. Skip the bottled water
* Use a water filter to purify tap water instead of buying bottled water. Not only is bottled water expensive, but it generates large amounts of plastic container waste.
* Bring a reusable water bottle, preferably aluminum rather than plastic, with you when traveling or at work. This also applies to buying coffee.
2. Borrow instead of buying
* Borrow from libraries instead of buying personal books and movies. This saves money, not to mention the ink and paper that goes into printing new books. Download from bit torrent. Go paperless and wireless. Continue reading »