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Top 10 Tips to be More GREEN!

I’ve been reading a lot of Earth day related blog postings. This one is a fantastic resource with lots of practical links.

wedding shower060This Earth Day, I want to share some effective tips on going “green” in everyday life.  On thisONE day out of the year, we’re preached to about planting trees, recycling, walking more and driving less. While those actions can make a positive difference, I want to talk about real change we can make in our daily habits. Real change that can happen EVERY day, for the greatest impact overall. Here are my Top 10 tips to be more Green! 

1. Skip Out on the Plastic!

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Plastics create almost 13% of municipal waste, with most of the material coming from packaging and containers. That’s about 30 million tons! Plastics pose serious environmental concerns. When made from non-renewable resources, they do not break down naturally in the environment and therefore continue to exist and cause damage for hundreds of years. 1, 2 For some of these items, recycling is an option…

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