Each Tuesday – starting on December 1st, we’ll be bringing you a tip to help combat climate change. It doesn’t have to be a ‘big thing’ but there are so many simple, little steps you can take to reduce your negative impact on our environment. Look for a new tip each Tuesday. And, we’d love to hear from you: What are you doing? What tips are working for you? Share your comments here.
STEP #2 | This one is about transportation (again) but this time, a focus on vehicles. Its worth your time to do your homework on electric and hybrid vehicles. They’re come a long way in just a short time. Keep reading this week for more about vehicles that are making a lesser impact on our environment!
STEP #3 | Ask yourself: Could this meeting be a call? In the age of COVID-19 we’ve all become video call experts. So, before scheduling and driving to your next in-person meeting see if you can video conference or just talk on the phone. This one small step can add up and have a big impact. Yes, there will be times when you do need to meet face-to-face. For those occasions, try to walk, bike, carpool or take advantage of…
STEP #5 | A few more key words while we’re talking about food and combatting climate change: sustainable, local, and organic. Check out local farmer’s markets when you can, buy local and choose organic when you can. These options not only use less resources to transport and shopping locally is good for your small and family farms! Every little bit helps!
STEP #6 | Do you have a garden? Often, growing your own food is THE MOST environmentally friendly alternative. Small or large, any garden is both an economic and environmental win. Don’t have a green thumb? There are tons of resources – articles, vides, tutorials for starting your own garden as well as what is best for your location.
STEP #7 | Is about energy efficient buildings. Did you know that 40% of all energy used in the US goes to power, heat, and cool our buildings? You CAN change this. An energy audit of your home or office could show you ways to save energy and save money.