Happy Earth Day! While today is dedicated to celebrating our planet, everyday is a great day to live more environmentally friendly. With a few quick, simple tips you can contribute to a healthier planet daily. Here are a few ways to help now:
Ditch Disposable Plastic
Plastic bags, utensils, cups, and bottles are the #1 polluter of the ocean. Instead, opt for reusable shopping bags and utensils. Eliminating disposable plastic alone will make a huge difference for our planet.
Recycle, recycle, recycle
Especially less obvious items like cosmetic bottles and hard plastics. Programs like Terracycle will help you collect and recycle your cosmetic bottles and odd plastics for free.
Eat Vegetarian as Much as Possible
Dairy and cow farming is the biggest producer of methane gas that is destroying the ozone layer. By Reducing your meat consumption, you help lessen the carbon footprint caused by farming.
Take Public Transportation
Turn off and Unplug
Turning off lights, fans, air conditioners and unplugging unused electronics is still a significant way to be more environmentally friendly. So, be sure to check that everything is off before leaving the house.