Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Happy Earth Day!

In honor of Earth Day, I have a few easy tips on going green:

Tip #1 Take a shorter shower. In doing so you will save water and the energy it takes to heat it which in turn reduces carbon dioxide emissions.

Tip #2 By allowing more natural light into your home, you can lower the use of electricity; artificial light adds up to almost 15% of the home's total electricity.

Tip #3 Stop adding waste - Instead of using a paper or plastic cup, invest in a mug and use that throughout the day.

Tip #4 Go Organic and don't worry about eating or drinking added hormones.

Tip #5 Individual servings at grocery stores use up more packaging. When possible, purchase the family size.

Tip #6 Purchase a canvas bag or two and bring it to the grocery store to avoid using their plastic or paper bags

My favorite new purchace is this organic cotton bag that I use when I go shopping

I know I'm a total tree hugger.. but you know you love me!

sorry for all the posts today. I was bored at home waiting for Shawn to get home from playing soccer.. I knew if I laid down I would fall right asleep, so I have been posting to keep me awake!


Deanna said...

You're so good. Look at you!

andrea said...

I'm a total tree hugger too, don't feel bad! I love that bag, is it from victoria secret? I have a bunch of sweatshirts from there that say true pink love....hmm.. I want one now!! I wanted to have an Earth party with the kids, but we ended up just planting seeds in our garden. Earth day is great though, it's a good reminder.

Brian said...

Wow jenny you went strait hippie just like Chantal and you didn't even have to move to CA. Reggie Bushes girl friend said that they take showerrs at the same time to conserve water- an idea.