This planet we live on is incredible, don’t you agree? So how do we keep it that way??

Here are a few ideas for adjustments you can make in your day-to-day:

  1. Grab a bag and pick up trash on your daily walks
  2. Wait until you have a full load to run the dishwasher or washing machine
  3. Ditch single use items like paper plates, napkins, plastic cutlery, etc.
  4. This might seems like an obvious one, but recycle, recycle, recycle!
  5. If your lot permits, plant a tree each spring
  6. Opt to use your own shopping bags at grocery stores
  7. Think twice before buying items you don’t really “need.” So much of these things end up in a landfill
  8. It’s OKAY to outfit repeat! When shopping for clothes, gravitate toward items that can easily be worn in multiple ways (ie: capsule wardrobe). This allows you to “make” new outfits with things you already own vs buying new
  9. Purchase a nice reusable water bottle to fill up each day instead of going through cases of water
  10. Switch to online statements, vs paper mailings
  11. When camping or at an outdoor event, be sure to pick up everything! Rule of thumb is to leave a space better than you found it
  12. Look for “energy efficient” items like lightbulbs which may cost a bit more, but will last longer and work “smarter, not harder”
  13. Buy local produce… This helps save on unnecessary transportations costs, and usually means you’re getting something more organic and fresh
  14. If it’s gently used, donate it! Your “trash” could be someone else’s treasure
  15. Unplug unused electronics

And just imagine how if we ALL did even just a couple of these things, the impact that would make!

Do you have even more sustainable ideas? We’d love to see them! Leave in the comments below:

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