Ways to Go Green This Spring

How Tos
By: jseven    
02-Apr-2011

Introduction:Green is a big word today and it means to be eco-friendly to our planet earth. There is a growing awareness of the toxins and chemicals we dump on our precious earth and lots of people who love this wonderful planet want to clean it up and keep it safe for our children and grandchildren. It begins right at home and extends from there to the city and rest of the world.

  • 01

    Recycle

    Recycling is a huge business today and so many things that would have landed in the dump are being restored and used again. Office furniture, lawn furniture, grills, bikes, tools, and even cars are being fixed rather than just junking them. Maybe, we are learning not to be so wasteful after all.

  • 02

    Use Dishes and Glass Over Plastic

    Plastic is so common and takes the place of glass in some ways that is safer, but there are some things that could still be glass and avoid so much production of petrol-chemicals that pollute the earth when disposed of. Glass baby bottles are much safer as far as plastic resins leaching into the milk or juice. And never heat food in plastic in the microwave, it leaches toxic chemicals into your food.

  • 03

    Use Earth Friendly Plant, Garden and Lawn Pesticides

    Organic and homemade pesticides and fertilizers for the garden and lawn are plentiful and safe for birds and other animal life. Avoid having your lawn sprayed with toxic chemicals that wash into the water well and drinking water. These lawn and garden sprays are killing our precious wildlife and it's our responsibility to turn this chemical trend around.

  • 04

    Chose to Buy Organic Meats, Fruits and Vegetables from Local Farmers

    Farmer's markets and organic markets are a thriving business, thanks to eco-friendly people who want to bring back the healthy lifestyle of farming and eating that this country once knew. The big corporations will not flourish if we all do our part and support local, organic foods that have been treated humane and grown in healthy ways.

  • 05

    Don't Litter

    It saddens me to drive down the highway and see the litter that people just carelessly throw out their vehicle windows. Does the earth look like a trash can? I don't understand why it's so hard to keep a trash bag in the car and dispose of it in the proper place. We are the stewards of this beautiful planet called earth and someday, we will be held accountable for the upkeep or destruction of it. Please help keep it green and healthy.





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