Fast Food Trash

Fast Food Trash

About 50% of our litter comes from fast food restaurants. This isn’t just litter, it is also Earth’s resources, which aren’t endless. Solution: Stop eating at fast food restaurants! When you do, limit the packaging. Don’t take the bag, don’t get a drink (bring your own reusable water bottle), don’t take extra napkins, ketchup, etc.

Plastic bags!

Plastic bags!

The effects of plastic bags on the environment are truly devastating. We use an estimated 1 trillion each year! Recycling and burning produces toxic gases, while the bags in our oceans are very dangerous, often deadly, for sea life. Food storage bags aren’t much better as these also do not decompose and add to theRead more about Plastic bags![…]

Tell Three

Tell Three

Challenge yourself to tell three people every week about what you’re doing to go sustainable and what they can do to help the planet. Share this website and add to it in the comments section! We need everyone working together doing our part to put things in balance again!

What’s My Carbon Footprint?

What’s My Carbon Footprint?

Get your baseline and start working on lowering it! There are many free websites you can use to calculate your footprint. Just search online. Here is one from Nature: http://www.nature.org/greenliving/carboncalculator/ Be sure and use the same calculator and check it every six months to track your footprint and see how you’re doing.

Waste

Waste

Lower the garbage you contribute to the planet. You can start by being aware of the products you buy and what about them will hit the landfill. What if there were a limit on the amount of waste you could contribute to the landfill every month? How could you work to reduce this? No PlasticRead more about Waste[…]