05 Jun '11, 3am

World Environment Day is June 5th! Theme this year is Forests. Share with kids these ABCs of good eco behavior:

It takes only a few simple steps to easily green your daily routine and make good eco behavior into a habit! Green is forest friendly! A A ct now. A dopt as many eco-friendly lifestyle choices as you can and make them habits for WED! A dd it up. Our impact is exponential when the global chorus sings together. B Buy FSC certified products and decrease the trade of exotic wood from endangered forests. B ring a cloth bag to do all you’re shopping. But not just for groceries, even on your trips to the mall. A sturdy, reusable bag will last for years, and only needs to be used 5 times to have a lower environmental impact than a plastic bag. Bring a mug with you whenever you go for take-out beverages, so you avoid using paper cups. Most paper cups are made in a way that makes it more difficult for them to degrade, and in some ways more hazardous to the planet than the plastic cu...

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