50 Things That you can do

  1. Stop Junk Mail
  2. Snip Six-Pack Rings
  3. Use a Clean Detergent
  4. Aerate Your Faucet
  5. New Ingredients
  6. Tanks, But No Tanks
  7. Make a Phone Call
  8. Brush Up On Paint
  9. Time to Retire
  10. Home on the Range
  11. Don't Go With the Flow
  12. Gas Station Ecology
  13. The Twilight Ozone
  14. Your Gas is as Good as Mine
  15. Recharge your Batteries
  16. Attention Shoppers
  17. Find the Hidden Toxins
  18. Leave it a Lawn
  19. Stamp Out Styrofoam
  20. It's a Beach
  21. Buyer Beware
  22. Pests & Pets
  23. Make it a Royal Flush
  24. Air-Power your Shower
  25. Recycle Motor Oil
  26. Tune up the Heat
  27. Light Right
  28. Don't Let Go
  29. Reuse Old News
  30. Recycle Glass
  31. Don't Can Your Aluminum
  32. Precycle
  33. Use Cloth Diapers
  34. Put it to Work....at Work
  35. Recycle The Rest
  36. Build a Backyard Wildlife Refuge
  37. Help Protect the Rainforest
  38. The Great Escape
  39. Plant a Tree
  40. Prevent Pests Naturally
  41. What a Waste!
  42. Carpool to Work
  43. Start Composting
  44. Install a Greywater Tank
  45. Drive Less
  46. Eat Low on the Food Chain
  47. Start a Recycling Program
  48. Xeriscape
  49. Stay Involved
  50. Spread The Word

 

 

Stop Junk Mail

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What You Can Do:    Recycle the junk mail that you receive

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Snip Six-Pack Rings

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What Can You Do:    Recycle the rings with your plastic or snip the rings so that no animal can get caught in the rings.

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Use A Clean Detergent

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What You Can Do: Use a natural organic detergent.  Several manufacturers, including Shaklee Inc., have phosphate free liquid and powdered laundry concentrates that work just as well as, if not better than, popular brands.

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Aerate Your Faucet

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What you can do:    Install a low flow aerator or contact your local plumber for more water saving options

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New Ingredients

Did you Know?

What you can do:    Use reusable containers, use unbleached coffee filters or a multi-use filter, clean with rags, etc.

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Tanks, But No Tanks

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What You Can Do:    Keep your water heater set at around 130.

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Make a Phone Call

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Brush Up On Paint

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 What Can You Do:    Keep you paint lids on tight.  Call your local waste authority and find out how best to dispose of paint and paint products.

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Time To Re-Tire?

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What you can do:    Keep your tire properly inflated, drive less, and recycle your old tires.

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Home On the Range

Did you know?

What you can do:    Keep your appliances clean and they will run more efficiently.  Turn down the AC just 6 degrees.

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Don't Go With The Flow

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What you can do:    Do not let the tap run when it is not needed, and wash your car in an automatic car wash or use a bucket and sponge to rinse also.

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Gas Station Ecology

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What you can do:    Let your vehicle get lower on fuel and then fill the tank from empty.  Less of the vapors will escape this way.

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The Twilight Ozone

Did you know?

What you can do:    You the air conditioning only when you must, and by spray bottles instead of aerosols and if you must but aerosols buy those with no CFCs

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Your Gas is as Good as Mine

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What you can do:    Keep your car tuned up well.  This will reduce emissions.  Keep track of your gas mileage, if there is a sudden drop you can catch the problem early and fix it.

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Recharge Your Batteries

Did you know?

What you can do:    Buy and use rechargeable batteries

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Attention Shoppers

Did you know?

What you can do:    Take your own reusable canvas bags to the store

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Find the Hidden Toxins

Did you know?

What you can do:    Buy a good air purifier that will remove the toxins from the air instead of adding them.  Buy clothing and linins that are not permanent press and use an iron.  There are  many organic pest control products that are safe for anyone of any age to use an will not effect pets or children.

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Leave it a Lawn

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What you can do:    Shaklee's Basic H cleaner is used by many to keep pests from their lawn and home, as it is 100% organic, non-toxic, and safe it even fertilizes the lawn.  And at around $12.00 for a bottle that makes 48 gallons it will benefit your wallet at the same time!

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Stamp Out Styrofoam

Did you know?

What you can do:    Do everything you can to avoid buying products that are packaged with it, and let the companies know that you are against them using it for packaging and that there are alternatives to foam packaging.

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It's a Beach

Did you know?

What you can do:    Get involved with a beach clean-up at your favorite beach you go to on vacation.  Three hours out of your vacation will not ruin it, and if everyone did the same your favorite spot would be beautiful and clean for years to come.

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Buyer Beware

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What you can do:    Boycotting really works well.  If  enough people boycott a product and state the reasons for the boycott companies will mend their ways.  Without consumers to purchase a product there is no reason for it harvest and or production.

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Pests and Pets

Did you know?

What you can do:    Order citrus oil sprays, or adding brewer's yeast or garlic to your pet's food

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Make it a Royal Flush

Did you know?

What you can do:    Call your plumber and have him/her install a displacement unit or tank

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Air-Power Your Shower

Did you know?

What you can do:    Install a low-flow shower head.  It will save on the water

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Recycle your Motor Oil

Did you know?

What you can do:    Recycle your used oil

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Tune Up the Heat

Did you know?

What you can do:    Have your furnace cleaned and tuned up.  Make sure that it is working properly and you will not only be helping the earth but your wallet at the same time

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Light Right

Did you know?

What you can do:    Use compact fluorescent bulbs

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Don't Let Go

Did you know?

What you can do:    Do not release balloons

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Reuse Old News

Did you know?

What you can do:    Recycle paper.

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Recycle glass

Did you know?

What can you do:    Recycle glass

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Don't Can Your Aluminum

Did you know?

What you can do:    Recycle your aluminum

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Precycle

Did you know?

What you can do:    Recycle plastic

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Use Cloth Diapers

Did you know?

What you can do:    Use disposable diapers

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Put It To Work...At Work

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What you can do:    Get your work place to recycle their paper waste or do it yourself.  Take the initiative and do the right thing

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Recycle the Rest

Did you know?

What you can do:    Recycle your plastic

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Build a Backyard Wildlife Refuge

Did you know?

What you can do:    Plant bushes and trees in your yard and make it more attractive for the local wildlife to visit

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Help Protect the Rainforests

Did you know?

What you can do:    Support organizations that are active in conservation of the rainforest.  Consider alternatives to tropical hardwoods.  Boycott companies that are involved with the deforestation of the rainforest

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The Great Escape

Did you know?

What you can do:    Have your home checked by a qualified professional and properly insulated

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Plant a Tree

Did you know?

What you can do:    Plant a tree

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Prevent Pests

Did you know?

What you can do:    Buy organically grown food or even have your own organic garden

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What a Waste

Did you know?

What you can do:    Keep everything in the original container and read all warning labels.  You can also look on the internet to see the proper disposal criteria for certain products

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Carpool to Work

Did you know?

What you can do:    Talk to people who work with you and arrange a carpool schedule.

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Try Composting

Did you know?

What you can do:    Start composting your organic garbage and if you do not have the area to do it find someone that does and is or talk to someone that has the ability and get them to do it with you

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Install a Greywater Tank

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What you can do:    Look into the what you can do if anything

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Drive Less

Did you know?

What you can do:    Keep your trips to a minimum but if you must run errands try to do several along the way to and from you furthest destination

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Eat Low on the Food Chain

Did you know?

What you can do:    Eat less meat

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Start a Recycling Program

Did you know?

What you can do:    Find out more about your local recycling program and if there is not one get one started

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Xeriscape

Did you know?

What you can do:    Go to your local nursery and find out what you can plant in you area

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Stay Involved & Spread the Word

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