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Name three things that your family is doing today to save the environment?

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:58 AM on Apr. 27, 2011 in Politics & Current Events

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  • Stopped drinking water from prepackaged bottles
    Switched to all natural beauty treatments and cleaning supplies
    Purchased recycled grocery bags
    Give DH Beano before giving him beans or Mexican food.(trust me - made a big difference in the quality of air I breathe)
    ShelbyShareAlot

    Answer by ShelbyShareAlot at 1:31 PM on Apr. 27, 2011

  • ... We have been doing them for many years because we are all about being efficient, frugal and using products we have and creating less trash...

    ^this^ My reasoning has to do with saving money ..I have 5 kids of course I am going to cut corners whenever I can.
    tnmomofive

    Answer by tnmomofive at 12:43 PM on Apr. 27, 2011

  • I am working in my office using natural light instead of electricity.
    I am working from home today, not driving into work.
    I am serving leftovers for dinner.
    I just cut up the perforated stubs of used business checks to use for scratch paper.
    I am going to to a bath in a little while and I will use some of the water to water my newly potted flowers.
    yourspecialkid

    Answer by yourspecialkid at 12:48 PM on Apr. 27, 2011

  • Recycle
    Take bus to work
    Control a/c temp
    Dahis

    Answer by Dahis at 12:00 PM on Apr. 27, 2011

  • Staying home. lol jk Recycling.
    Imogine

    Answer by Imogine at 12:00 PM on Apr. 27, 2011

  • We don't use plastic bags when we pack lunches.. I made cloth lunch baggies for chips, sandwiches, etc..
    Since sunrise is at 4:50AM and Sunset is 11:07, we don't turn lights on (except in one bathroom which has no windows)... Just open the blinds....
    We Recycle
    I have bought some thrift store furniture and am in the process of redoing it with VOC/Solvent/Glycol-free paint...
    We use vinegar/water to clean
    I made my daughters Easter dresses out of organic cotton...
    We actually do a lot of things.. Not just because they are the "in" thing... We have been doing them for many years because we are all about being efficient, frugal and using products we have and creating less trash...
    grlygrlz2

    Answer by grlygrlz2 at 12:09 PM on Apr. 27, 2011

  • Reduced consumption of most everything.

    Reuse everything we can-

    Those are the 2 biggest- many others. Just a way of life-
    Sisteract

    Answer by Sisteract at 12:11 PM on Apr. 27, 2011

  • Recycle
    Reuse
    Conserve water by turning off the faucet when we brush our teeth.
    meooma

    Answer by meooma at 12:13 PM on Apr. 27, 2011

  • We try to get the most life possible out of our items. If something comes in packaging that we can use for something else, we do so. A lot of our science and art supplies are recycled items. I was really inspired to do this after we learned about George Washington Carver. He set up his entire lab with things he found in the garbage.
    We only run the dishwasher when it's full and hand wash items to keep from running it more than needed.
    We use reusable recycled tote bags when we go shopping.

    scout_mom

    Answer by scout_mom at 12:23 PM on Apr. 27, 2011

  • Um. We recylcle. We have a few energy saving light bulbs. And we use solar powered sidewalk lights lol.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:22 PM on Apr. 27, 2011

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