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7/3/10 8:05 A

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Greetings! Here's my short list:

* I drink from a reusable water bottle, mostly water and tea
* I'm a vegetarian and get my veggies from a CSA
* Recycling, of course - both at home and as part of a Green Team where I work
* I borrow books from the library instead of buying new ones at the bookstore

And here are a couple of goals I'm currently working on:

* improving my biking endurance enough to commute to school and work
* looking for socially and environmentally responsible ways to invest my retirement savings (I currently participate in a retirement plan through my employer, but was horrified when I found out exactly where they had placed my investments - offshore oil drilling operations, auto manufacturers, processed food mega-retailers and the like.)

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6/30/10 8:45 A

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We heat our hot water and home with hot water solar and a geo-thermal heat pump. We raised almost all of our food--we have potatoes, onions, leeks, green beans, squash, etc.etc. 11 months of the year. I built a greenhouse and use it year round. We ride our bikes to work as much as possible. My wife is very faithful--16 miles round trip, I am trying to get back to biking but it is difficult do to medical reasons (vertigo). I raise bees, compost, compost, compost--have two big gardens, one a Native/Hmong garden and one at our home in the garden. We do not eat processed food or as little as possible. I teach environmental studies and have been an environmental organizer since the late 70's. If I could pass anything on, it would be to grow your own food, live low on the foodchain and enjoy the simple acts of gardening, raising birds, composting...

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6/29/10 11:37 P

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The only thing that I can say that I've been consistent with is that I don't drive. I walk whenever possible and ride the bus for long distances. :)

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6/23/10 9:11 A

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We love to garden organically and almost e cluisvely with traditional Native/Hmong Heirloom Seeds. We are still eating potatoes, onions, peppers, leeks, Fresh squash, spices, beans (both green and dried) from our garden last year. I teach a Hmong/Native Garden class on 3 acres near my home. We have a sprawling garden including chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese, and other assorted fowl. It is the love of my life...working the soil.

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6/22/10 9:42 P

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We recycle everything we can. We live in the city so I compost in a rubbermaid storage bin. I have a container garden and grow edibles like tomatoes and herbs like sage and mint. We also use cfl's and buy local when we can. We use a Brita and natural cleaners. I even use baking soda for shampoo and vinegar for conditioner.

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6/22/10 4:23 P

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My husband and I try our best to be environmentall conscious - partly to help the environment and partly to save money! :)

I drive a Jetta TDI that gets close to 50 mpg. My husband has the record fo 56 mpg during a long trip.

We also make our own diesel using used vegetable oil that we collect from restaurants.

We heat our house with wood. Yes...we burn the wood....but, it heats the water that heats our house. We are currently building a house and have installed geothermal for our heating.

We compost everything.

We have a large garden and grow most of our produce in the summer/fall months.

We can/freeze anything we can't eat fresh from our garden.

I use canvas bags for grocery shopping and use a Klean Kanteen for water always. (I have one in my purse at all times!)

Currently we buy eggs from a neighbor, but we plan to get chickens for our own eggs in the future!

I try to buy items from the grocery store that have the least packaging. This also helps me eat cleaner!

I cook as much as possible from home.

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6/19/10 11:11 P

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I do not buy bottled water, but instead use a refillable bottle.
Instead of paper towel I use old cloth diapers for dusting and cleaning.
I hang the laundry up to dry.
Unplug things when they aren't in use. Things like the tv, computer, etc are on surge protectors that are shut off when not in use.
Switched to cfl bulbs.
I don't let the water run when brushing my teeth or washing the dishes.
Reuse. If it can't be used, it's recycled or repurposed. I throw away as little as possible. My family of 4 produces one 13 gallon bag of trash a week. (yes, just one small white kitchen bag) emoticon



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6/17/10 10:01 A

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~ I have a Brita in my fridge and refuse to buy or use bottled water unless I am desperate.
~ I am religious recycler, I'll even carry stuff around all day until I get home to put it in the recycle bin.
~ I use Feline Pine cat litter.
~ I used to use compostable trash bags, but they are just too expensive and flimsy so I had to downgrade to the Good Sense 60% recycled plastic trash bags.
~ I get the Marcal Small Steps paper products which are 100% recycled.
~ I use my reusable bags for grocery shopping, but if there is ever a time that I have forgotten them I will ask for paper or if I'm stuck with plastic I will make sure that I take them back to the store for recycling.
~ I get very little mail because almost everything has the e-bill option and since I pay almost everything online I don't have to write checks or mail anything.
~ I am trying to grow my own veggies... tomatoes, cucumbers.
~ All the lights are compact florescent and I have water saver faucets, shower head, and toilet.
~ I try to stick with natural cleaners and personal products.
~ Pretty much everything that needs batteries has rechargables in them... except for the smoke alarm.
~ I have a switch that cuts all power to electronics in the living room except for the cable box (for the DVR) so that saves on vampire energy being used.

Gosh, I'm sure there has to be more, but I just can't remember right now.

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ASPENHUGGER's Photo ASPENHUGGER Posts: 6,283
6/16/10 2:12 P

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I use eco-friendly cat litter

Kate, in Citrus Heights California

If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
Lao Tse

The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it's the same problem you had last year.
~ John Foster Dulles

To ignore the facts does not change the facts
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6/14/10 4:44 P

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I see cat litter in a couple of posts . . . most of ours goes into the public waste stream.

but I live on three acres and sometimes we get sinkholes where trees used to be. Sometimes I mix some used cat litter, compost, coffee grounds or whatever and use it for fill for a hole or low area. This is not something you can do in a heavily populated area, but I think is not too awful a thing to do in a rural area.

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6/14/10 4:33 P

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Compost veggie and yard wastes!

Recycle almost everything. I live in a rural area in Mississippi and use earth911.org as our local governments offer very few recycling programs

I spread what I learn to my community

Support thrift stores - just got home from simplifying my life by taking a carload of donations to the local Salvation Army. And I try to shop there, too.

I have severely reduced car usage. I used to live in New Orleans. While there I sold my car and used only my feet, public transportation (streetcars!!!) and taxis.

I pick up other people's trash in parking lots or along streets to keep wastes from getting into runoff and the drainage system - and I recycle that trash.

I read and share used paperbacks
www.paperbackswap.com

I grow as many houseplants as I can that are good for cleaning household air.

I look for locally produced food and manufactured items - why encourage transportation of items across the country or world!

I love natural fibers for my clothes. Yeah cotton over polyester!

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6/12/10 4:06 P

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Thank you, Julia Nicole! Disposable diapers are a HUGE problem in landfills, and will be forever, as near as I can tell. Cloth diapers are so much better for your baby & his/her bottom as well. I've read that disposable diapers hold in heat so badly that little boys may become sterile en.allexperts.com/q/Pediatrics-1429/
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emoticon for choosing cloth diapers! And your baby thanks you too!

Kate, in Citrus Heights California

If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
Lao Tse

The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it's the same problem you had last year.
~ John Foster Dulles

To ignore the facts does not change the facts
~ Andy Rooney

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6/11/10 11:42 A

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I use cloth diapers and cloth wipes. If you are a mom with a kid in diapers you should definitely make the switch. www.happybabycompany.com has all the options with free shipping!

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6/7/10 1:23 P

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Yes, I return plastic berry baskets & egg cartons to vendors at the farmers' markets.

I used a mesh filter in my coffee pot instead of paper ones. When I'm camping & have to use paper, I use the brown (unbleached) kind.

Kate, in Citrus Heights California

If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
Lao Tse

The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it's the same problem you had last year.
~ John Foster Dulles

To ignore the facts does not change the facts
~ Andy Rooney

Our lives are a sum total of the choices we have made. ~ Wayne Dyer



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SIRIRADHA's Photo SIRIRADHA Posts: 15,470
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A friend on the Happy Hippies team had a suggestion I thought was pretty good. Return your containers to the vendors at the farmer's market. I'd been chucking them into the recycle bin, but this makes great common sense...which is why it may have escaped me!

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ASHESANNE's Photo ASHESANNE Posts: 74
6/6/10 1:01 P

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-Use reusable bags whenever I go shopping
-wash my clothes in cool-cold water
-use rechargeable batteries
-recycle anything and everything that can be recycled
-use a reusable water-bottle




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6/5/10 2:05 P

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Hi, I'm new to the team! Nice to meet everyone!

Here's what I do to be eco-friendly:

Bring my own bags to stores, save plastic bags from food purchases & use them as bags for produce, & bulk foods.
Use only eco friendly cleaners, mostly home made.
Line dry everything except towels (they get too scratchy if they're line dried)
Planning to start a worm farm to compost food waste & paper waste
Recycle everything I can.
Buy only recycled paper products
Use my own plastic water bottles as much as possible; try to avoid buying water in plastic throw away bottles
Buy only eco-friendly cat litter
Buy all my fruits & veggies from local farmers' markets
Buy only fair trade, shade grown organic coffee
Buy economy size whenever possible, to reduce packaging
Buy glass or metal packaging whenever possible
Donate anything I no longer use to charity or recycle on freecycle.com
Buy second-hand as much as possible
Run the dishwasher only when full; wash only full loads of laundry
My property is a toxic-free zone -- no pesticides or other toxic products used
Use as few prescription drugs as possible -- have found herbal supplements for several conditions
Use as little electricity as possible: turn off lights when not in use, etc. Unfortunately CFLs bother my eyes, so I'm sticking with traditional bulbs

Kate, in Citrus Heights California

If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
Lao Tse

The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it's the same problem you had last year.
~ John Foster Dulles

To ignore the facts does not change the facts
~ Andy Rooney

Our lives are a sum total of the choices we have made. ~ Wayne Dyer



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Today's major effort will be distributing manure and compost tea to all the plants. It's going to smell like the whole world has diarrhea--you've been warned!

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5/31/10 4:04 P

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I have been away from Spark for a while and have decided to recommit to myself.
Some of the eco friendly things we do are:
Bring our own bags to stores.
Grey water recycling.
Car pool.
Having solar panels installed in 2 weeks.
Garden.
Use only eco friendly cleaners, mostly home made.
High efficiency washer and line dry most my clothes.
All CFL's.
Compost.
Recycle everything I can.
Push mower, no gas.
I refuse to buy paper napkins or plates and use Sigg water bottles.
I am trying to do as much as possible!

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5/31/10 2:30 P

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Hi new to Spark and the this team.

I use reusable bags; recycle; walk or talk public transportation; use organic, biodegradable and environmentally friendly products like shampoo, dish detergent, laundry detergent, etc. I am a big fan of Burt's Bees products, almost all their products are organic and sustainable, all their containers are post-consumer and recyclable and they never test on animals.

I live by the Indigenous perspective of respect and reciprocity for all living beings, including mother earth, and the notion of sustainability for the next seven generations.

I have to admit though, although I try to be honest with myself I don't always practice what I preach and I often find it hard to maintain these efforts in our North American culture.

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5/28/10 3:49 P

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The best eco-friendly thing I do is my new hobby! I take old sweaters and clothing and up-cycle/recycle them into one of a kind elf-inspired clothes! It's SO much fun and good for the planet! Merry Meet everyone!

I posted some pics on my spark blog:
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and some more on my sparkpage. :)

Namaste,
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5/27/10 9:51 A

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I try to do it all! I'm pretty successful with the small stuff, like reusable mugs, bottles, and bags, recycling and composting, being energy conscious at home, driving a hybrid...

BUT, how many of us take the next step? I call my representatives to voice my support for clean energy legislation. I sit on my city's waste policy committee. I work for a univeristy where my job is to develop sustainability programs. I helped to draft the city's re-development plan to include sustainability goals like bike lanes and increased green space.

There are so many ways to get involved in the movement- feel free to ask if you have questions!

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5/22/10 8:43 P

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I use reusable grocery bags. When buying vegetables, I leave them loose rather than using the clear plastic bags. I put my son's sandwiches in empty bread bags. We use nalgene bottles rather than buying bottles water. I store food in reusable containers rather than using plastic wrap. I don't use foil. Period. No sodas. I try to buy eco-friendly packaging but that's hard. I think this is the next step: patronizing stores that buy in bulk.

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5/15/10 4:28 P

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I use reuseable bags at the grocery. I recycle everything.I turn the water off while shampooing and bathing, then I rinse. I compost. I hang some clothes on the clothes line outside when the weather permits. We grow our own organic veggies. I do not eat meat. We raise our own chickens. I try to be very commited to these things, but others in the house are not so dedicated :)

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That IS hard, but please know that there are some of us out here who love you for doing it!
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I'd like to think of myself as someone who's always goes out fo their way to do what's right for the environment. I walk to work. I recycle. I reuse. I use cloth instead of paper. I even "let if mellow."
Lately though, I feel like I've fallen off the wagon. I catch myself using plastic cutlery or heaven forbid even throwing aways a plastic bag. The problem is that being green is hard. I'm commited to it, but when everyone around you isn't, it's tough.

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I recycle (small garbage bin goes out every 2 weeks!), compost, use everything I can, eliminate use of water (limit dishwasher, showers, laundry), wear sweaters instead of cranking the heat, garden, ride my bike to work on nice days (can't beat the wet cold of Oregon sometimes...).

The biggest thing I do is I am environmental research scientist where I am studying well bore holes for potential of CO2 sequestration!! Go me and contributing to science!

Keep up the great work everyone and you make a difference!

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The most time consuming green thing I do is stay on my family's case to be green!! But other than that ---

I Recycle everything (all paper, cardboard, plastic, glass and cans), use eco-friendly, non-toxic cleaners and detergents (7th generation is good),use re-usable cleaning supplies like clothes and rags instead of disposable, don't use the dishwasher- conserve water and energy by hand washing and re-using grey water for plants (my figs love it), only use air conditioning on days where outside temp is 90+, and turn off air conditioning during the work day and when the temp falls back down, cook most meals from scratch and on the grill with dead wood from my land, when I can -buy bulk foods to reduce packaging, keep all packaging materials to re-use for later packages that need to be mailed, turn off and unplug appliances and electronic devices (printer, phone chargers, etc.) when not in use, try to use cloth bags at every store- not just the grocery (this is hardest to get my family to do), any bags we do acquire I use as trash bags, don't drive somewhere unless you can make good use of the trip and do multiple things or go to multiple locations on the way, I'm looking at getting my husband a Kindle so he won't buy more books, give old books to charities, growing a garden, buy local produce whenever possible, buy used whenever possible (even my dogs and cats are recycled :), compost fruit and vegetable waste and have a worm farm (worms will increase how much you can compost if you have a limited area), use post-recycled printer paper (only when printing is necessary),save scrap pieces of paper to make lists and notes or put in my garden and cover with leaves to keep out weeds, turn off water when brushing teeth, shaving etc., use natural light as long as possible, all lights have CFLs, drive a 1990 Geo metro that gets around 40 mpg, pay all bills on-line, all bills are paperless, and installed dual flush toilet in one bathroom and will in second soon, and installed low flow shower heads in both bathrooms.




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i agree. i try to recycle all the time. im bad about the showers. hadnt heard of tropicana.com, but i am a part of a few free websites that do environmental things emoticon

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I recycle loads of paper instead of just throwing it away. I also stopped taking long baths and just take shorter showers. Oh and I joined tropicana.com Save the rainforest. emoticon

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i wish i could use reuseables, but i havent figured out an environmentally healthy way to throw out cat litter yet, so i use the plastic bags. emoticon emoticon

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My boyfriend and I regularly do trash pick up in the area behind our apartment complex, and on the walking trail that's nearby.

Oh, and if you live in an area with the Kroger's grocery chain, some of them are now collecting back their platic bags :) We usually use to reusables, but in case we forget them it's a nice option to have.

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i recycle, even though my apartment complex doesnt. so when i get a huge pile that has taken over my kitchen emoticon , i collect it up and drive it to a different place that does recycle. emoticon

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Signed a petition for the Prevent Farm Animal Cruelty Act here www.care2.com/causes/animal-welfare/
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WOW! & double wow for you and your efforts!!

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1. joined a CSA (community supported agriculture) and if i'm not getting veggies from them, buying organic
2. worm composting our food waste
3. reusable bags at the grocery store and clothes store
4. made an attic box to stop the waste of heat through the attic stairwell (works really well for not much cost)
5. joined a watershed volunteer group for the local river to keep it clean

slowly making more improvements...

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How much weight can they carry? Way too much! I have to remind the baggers not to make them too heavy for me to haul around!

emoticon emoticon And another thing I do is make use of the heat that our refrigerator and freezer throw off as waste. Right now, I have seedlings started up there. The heat helps them get off to a quick start. I also dry herbs up there, and orange and lemon peels to grind up for baking additions.How does everyone else use this free heat?

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How much weight can your home-made crochet bags carry?

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Actually, that's a great idea to just have the "bagger" put the individual items back in the grocery cart and take to car to trunk. Most of the time I have the bags in trunk too, but sometimes hanging about in kitchen...But will do a good try at it!

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Crocheting your own grocery bags sounds brilliant! I use panniers, too, so I have to be careful about how much I buy :)

Wish I could get my hubby to use reusable shopping bags -- hard to change old habits!

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I'm going to start doing this! Great idea. The funny thing is that I MAKE grocery bags--I'm crocheting a set for my DD right now--but when I shop with the car I keep forgetting my own. Part of that is that I do so much of my shopping on the bike and putting everything naked into the paniers that I'm just out of the habit of using my bags. I used to have to nag my DH to use our bags, but now he's better about it than I am!

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TMGNORDLIE's Photo TMGNORDLIE Posts: 23
4/9/10 8:09 A

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Hi, I'm new and saw Veggiegirl's comment about trying to use reusable bags at the grocery store. It is so hard to remember those dang things! Here's what I do if I forget to bring my bags -- I ask the clerks to just put the items back in my basket without bags; then I can take it to the wayback of my car (where I've usually forgotten my bags! emoticon ) and bag them there, or just leave the items in the back until I get home and then bring the bags out to the car and bag everything there.

This might not be for everyone -- we're so used to having our groceries packed into some type of bag that "going naked" with your groceries might feel uncomfortable.

Thanks for sharing what you do to be environmental -- I'll post, too!

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VEGGIEGIRL134's Photo VEGGIEGIRL134 Posts: 60
4/6/10 1:26 P

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1)I'm vegetarian
2)Take plastic bags back to the store to be recycled
3)Use a reusable water bottle
4)Recycle everything that we I
5)Wash clothes in cold water and hang them out to dry

Working on using reusable bags at the store but I always forget to brig them :(

"If slaughter houses had glass walls eveyone would be vegetarian" - Paul McCartney



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DOOOD_'s Photo DOOOD_ Posts: 115
3/31/10 11:04 P

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I use reusable water bottles and bags, and recycle like crazy. I even take recyclables out of my roomie's trash cans.

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EARTH_BABE's Photo EARTH_BABE Posts: 95
3/30/10 8:28 P

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~I make my own laundry detergent out of bar soap, borax, & washing soda. (Ask me for recipe)

~I only use my resuable bags

~I'm a recycling junkie

~I shop at thrift stores & garage sales =)

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SUNSEASAND's Photo SUNSEASAND Posts: 160
3/25/10 6:35 P

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-I buy second hand everything whenever I can (clothes, furniture, toys, books, CDs), and just not buy anything that I can borrow (public libraries rule!).
-I teach my kids to detest one time toys. (the kind that comes in goodie bags, etc.)
-I live close to work and walk whenever I can.
-I am married to an environmentalist philosopher (believe me, that is doing a lot! LOL)



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3/20/10 10:35 A

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That's interesting you meantioned water. I am always on my kids and fiance to turn off the water while they are washing up or brushing their teeth. Also, in the summer I use built up rain water to water my flower gardens. If I know it's going to rain, I leave out buckets to collect it.

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