STEPS YOU CAN TAKE TO GO GREEN.

WHAT YOU CAN DO TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE.

1.

GREEN SHOPPING.

Buy reusable produce bags.

Buy fresh. This also increases the nutritional value.

Shop with reusable shopping bags.

Be wary of bulk packaging.

Grow your own food.

Shop local. Farmers markets & local agribusinesses.

2.

GREEN HOME. 

Use your dish washer & don’t pre rinse.

Use energy star rated CFL light bulbs.

Compost your organic/food scraps.

Put a timer on your HVAC system.

Go paperless with online statements.

Use efficient toilets, faucets, and shower heads.

3.

CLEAN GREEN.

Use reusable washcloths and microfiber cloths.

Use green cleaning products.

Ditch your dryer sheets, use an eco-friendly alternative.

Donate gently used clothing items and products

Use baking soda to clean your carpet.

Try to use a green dry cleaner.

4.

GREEN YARD.

Reduce your use of bug repellant and pesticides.

Pull weeds the old fashioned way.

Plant a few trees.

Grow your own food.

Use compost from your kitchen to fertilize plants and gardens. Coffee grounds work great.

Grow native grasses and wildflowers to move carbon into the soil, and create habitat for wildlife.

5.

GREEN TRANSPORTATION.

Carpool. save on emissions and gas money!

Use public transportation.

Bike. Eco-friendly & good for you.

Telecommute. In the age of information, it is easy to video conference, and work from home a few days a week.

Use a fuel efficient vehicle.

Walk. From one shop to another, while doing errands. Get some fresh air.

6.

GREEN ENERGY.

Go solar.

Install a wind generator.

Harvest your rain for use in the garden and outdoors.

Insulate your house well.

Use energy star appliances and HVAC systems.

Invest in energy efficient windows.