38 Ways to Help Our Earth & Our Health

  1. Plant a tree
  2. Recycle glass
  3. Recycle plastic
  4. Bring your own coffee cup
  5. Avoid Plastic
  6. Reduce consumption of meat
  7. Bring your own bag
  8. Start an herb harden
  9. avoid Styrofoam
  10. Boycott Bleach
  11. Start a compost
  12. Request to STOP junk mail
  13. Grow some vegetables
  14. Wash clothes in cold water
  15. Don’t shower every day
  16. Shop local farmers markets
  17. Recycle aluminum cans
  18. Shop local farm stands
  19. Use water filters instead of buying plastic, bottled water
  20. Use glass whenever possible
  21. Support local bar soap makers
  22. Buy food that grows in your state from your state
  23. Switch off lights when leaving a room
  24. Turn off the faucet when brushing teeth
  25. Recycle corrugated box
  26. Shop for clothes at local consignment shops
  27. Limit your time in the shower; set a timer
  28. Burn beeswax candles to clean air
  29. Buy in Bulk (grains, beans, nuts, dried fruits)
  30. Give gifts that go away, e.g., local honey, maple syrup, etc.
  31. Say “No Thank You” to the lawn-spraying companies
  32. Use bar towels instead of paper towels
  33. Unplug appliances and electronics when not in use
  34. Make natural household cleaners using white distilled vinegar and H20
  35. Lower the thermostat and wear wool and socks to bed
  36. If it’s yellow, let it mellow; if it’s brown, flush it down
  37. Join a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture)
  38. Borrow books, music and movies from your local library

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