10.27.2014 · Posted in Uncategorized

25 Simple Ways to be Sustainable:
1. Take shorter showers.
2. Turn off the water when you brush your teeth.
3. Wash your laundry in cold water.
4. Use a reusable water bottle.
5. Use a reusable to-go container.
6. Use a reusable mug.
7. Turn off the lights and use natural light (sunlight) when possible.
8. Use a reusable shopping bag.
9. Unplug electronics and appliances when not in use.
10. Buy locally.
11. Use sustainable and renewable resources.
12. Do not litter.
13. Recycle everything you possibly can.
14. Compost.
15. Grow your own garden.
16. Bike and walk instead of driving whenever possible.
17. Print on both sides of the paper.
18. Turn off lights when leaving the room.
19. Plant a tree.
20. Recycle your cell phone and rechargeable batteries.
21. Go paperless with paycheck stubs, bank and insurance statements.
22. Recycle your ink and toner cartridges.
23. Buy in bulk to reduce packaging.
24. Shop at thrift stores.
25. Consider going meatless one day a week. (Meatless Mondays)

-Jacqueline Oberg

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