28 Feb '12, 1pm

10 ways to make your Leap Day actually count

10 ways to make your Leap Day actually count

This extra day in February only comes once every four years, which is all the more reason to make the most of it. From helping your community to banishing junk mail, here are 10 ways to make your leap day count. Tip #1: The greenest thing you can do is get outside. So, use your leap day to commune with Mother Nature by taking a walk or "trash run" in a local park. Photo: Flickr/Steve-h 1. Get outside Spring is right around the corner, and if you’re lucky enough to be noticing warmer temperatures, why not get outside and enjoy? Spending time outdoors reminds you why protecting our planet is so important, and you’ll also save some cash on your electric bill, as you won’t have to use energy for heating and lighting your home. Take a walk in a local botanical garden, read a book in a nearby pocket park or bike an uncharted path. Looking for something a bit more creative? Call ...

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