10 Apr '11, 1pm

Top 5 Tips for Eco Mom or Dad

Top 5 Tips for Eco Mom or Dad

2. WATER – To stay hydrated while on the go, always carry a reusable water bottle rather than bottled water. At home, if you need to filter your tap water, use an under-counter filtration system, or pitcher such as Zero Water. Do not buy bottled water – all that plastic uses a tremendous amount of energy (plastic comes from oil) and creates tons of landfill waste, (only a fraction of recyclable water bottles are actually recycled). 3. REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE – Practice the 3 R’s of Conservation, but practice them in that order: always Reduce (the amount you use); Reuse what you have (reusable water bottles, reusable shopping bags, shoe boxes, bubble wrap, ribbon, shipping materials, empty food glass jars, etc); and Recycle (clothing, toys, plastic, glass, cans, cardboard and unwanted gifts!). Pass along items to friends, family, Goodwill, church or teach them how to m...

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