30 May '11, 11am

20 things you can do to help the environment and your world...in less than 20 minutes

20 things you can do to help the environment and your world...in less than 20 minutes

Before tossing things out, first ask yourself if it can be used for something else. I.E. Coffee can. With a little creativity, you can turn that washed coffee can into cannisters for storing dry goods, craft items, or used to package a gift. During holiday giving time, instead of buying wrapping paper, a box, tissue paper, make the entire gift, including the packaging a present. Make or buy re-usable cloth bags and put the gift in that. That way, the person receiving the gift has a re-usable bag for shopping. The cost for re-usable cloth shopping bags is less than $1.00. Far cheaper than buying all that waste to wrap a gift. I purchased, a juicer many years ago and use that to make my own fruit and veggie juice. You can not compare making your own juice to any store bought juice. Veggie juice can also be frozen and used as broth in soups and stews, and you can also freeze ...

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