29 May '11, 1pm

Here are some tips to be more eco-friendly. Even the smallest act can help the environment.

Here are some tips to be more eco-friendly. Even the smallest act can help the environment.

Nadia Caron © Environment Canada There are many ways to take action on protecting and preserving our natural environment. It is important to recognize that every effort counts, big or small.Getting involved is the first step towards protecting the diversity of life on Earth. Many of the tips below will help protect our environment and save you money too! Earth Trees are essential to the planet and to humans. Plant a tree and reap in the many benefits! Get a green bin and start collecting organic waste. Avoid waste by using reusable cloths and rags instead of paper towels to clean. Instead of using chemicals and paper towels to wash your windows, try 125 ml vinegar (1/2 cup) and 1L water (4 cups) and a squeegee. If space is limited, try growing organic vegetables in containers or window boxes. Have a garage sale to help recycle your unwanted items. Someone's trash is anothe...

Full article: http://www.ec.gc.ca/sce-cew/default.asp?lang=En&n=5499C60D-1

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