Wednesday, April 18, 2012

6 Things You Should Be Thinking About This Earth Day, But May Not Be

By Wendy Philleo, Executive Director of the Center for a New American Dream, April 12, 2012
Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we celebrated the planet, and all that it provides for us, 365 days of the year?

This Earth Day (April 22), we should all recommit to the everyday steps we can take to reduce our environmental impact.

How do we do this? By being more conscious consumers—by first consuming less overall, then buying only what we need, and then buying green. By using less energy, eating less meat, and conserving water (including kicking the bottled water habit). By avoiding packaging and bringing our own bags to the store. By biking, walking, and using public transit more.  READ MORE

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