26 Aug '11, 3pm

Get Ready for Hurricane Irene! Tips for Humans and Pets Before the Storm #staysafe

Get Ready for Hurricane Irene! Tips for Humans and Pets Before the Storm #staysafe

Most people down the south side of the east coast know the drill. Board up the windows, buy lots of supplies. But if you’re like me, near New York City or some other place that doesn’t get too many big storms, you’ll want to do a bit of research on how to prepare. To start you off, here are some tips and resources for you, your family and your pets. For Humans 1. Lighting : Get yourself some candles, matches, batteries and if you don’t have one already, a flashlight. Power outages can cause you to be in the dark for hours, days, or even weeks. No joke. 2. Bottled Water : I know. Normally on Ecorazzi we rage against the stuff, but sometimes in a big storm, you can lose access to drinkable water. To be more eco-friendly about it, buy at least gallon sized containers. They produce less garbage than lots of little bottles. Or, you can do what I’m doing. Take all your jugs and ...

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