Giving Back While Going Green

 

Nowadays, many people are trying to do their part to “green up”. In a consumer society, everything you purchase is a choice and vote for the world you want to live in. One way to do your purchasing is to buy things second hand. Whether you are using hand me downs, shopping at a second hand store or purchasing things off of eBay, you are giving items a second life instead of throwing them into a landfill and creating waste…Giving Back While Going Green.

10 things you can do to help save the earth

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Going green is easier than you think. There are little things you can do every day to help reduce greenhouse gases and make a less harmful impact on the environment. Taking care of the Earth is not just a responsibility — it’s a privilege. ­In that spirit, HowStuffWorks came up with 10 things you can do to help save the Earth.

1.­ Pay attention to how you use water. The little things can make a big difference. Every time you turn off the water while you’re brushing your teeth, you’re doing something good. Got a leaky toilet? You might be wasting 200 gallons of water a day [Source: EPA]. Try drinking tap water instead of bottled water, so you aren’t wasting all that packaging as well. Wash your clothes in cold water when you can.

2. Leave your car…

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