Michelle Neff

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reduce your carbon footprint…

By |2018-10-23T17:17:43+00:00June 4th, 2018|Climate Change, Ideas|

Walk. This is the perfect way to help the environment! Instead of taking your car to run errands or go to a friend’s house, walk there instead. You’ll enjoy the sunshine and help reduce your carbon footprint since you’re not using a car. And hey, you’ll get some exercise too! - Michelle Neff, Excerpt from her [...]

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eat mindfully…

By |2018-10-23T17:18:04+00:00May 27th, 2018|Climate Change, Ideas|

Eat what’s in season. When you choose to eat with the seasons, you’re automatically choosing local food, which boosts the local economy, cuts down on greenhouse gas emissions, and provides a host of benefits for your body. Eating with the season will also help you eat mindfully! - Michelle Neff, Excerpt from her book: SIMPLE ACTS [...]

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reduce your plastic waste…

By |2018-10-23T17:18:04+00:00May 25th, 2018|Climate Change, Ideas|

Avoid single-use items, Plastic bags, cups, and utensils probably come to mind first when you think of how you can reduce your plastic waste, but there are other single-use items that we need to remember. Most of the time, cotton swaps and balls are only used for a few seconds and then are tossed in [...]

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the fight against fracking…

By |2018-10-23T17:18:05+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Climate Change, Ideas|

Say no to hydraulic fracturing. Hydraulic fracturing, otherwise known as fracking, is the process of breaking up rock formations underground to extract fossil fuels, such as oil and methane gas. Fracking is expensive, pollutes the environment, and is not a good long-term solution when clean, renewable energy is possible. Support environmental organizations that are standing [...]

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rise of cruelty free cosmetics…

By |2018-10-23T17:18:05+00:00May 21st, 2018|Climate Change, Ideas|

Use eco-friendly cosmetics. Revamp your makeup routine and choose cosmetics that are organic, meaning the ingredients come from farming without chemical fertilizers, pesticides, or added toxins or hormones. You might also want to look for cosmetic brands that use minimal packaging or that donates a portion of profits to environmental charities. The rise of cruelty-free [...]

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swapping foods you love

By |2018-10-23T17:18:05+00:00May 19th, 2018|Climate Change, Ideas|

Go vegan or vegetarian. Raising animals for food is taking an enormous toll on our planet’s resources. The global livestock system accounts for a staggering 23 percent of global freshwater consumption and 45 percent of total land use. If that wasn’t enough, the animal agriculture industry is one of the largest drivers of deforestation and [...]

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due to habitat loss…

By |2018-10-23T17:18:05+00:00May 17th, 2018|Climate Change, Ideas|

Wean yourself off palm oil. Up to 300 football fields of forest are cleared every single hour to make from for palm plantations. As a result, the orangutan population has decreased by 50 percent in just the past ten years due to habitat loss. Palm oil is commonly found in processed foods, such as cookies, [...]

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certify your backyard as a wildlife habitat

By |2018-10-23T17:18:05+00:00May 7th, 2018|Ideas, Tips|

“Certify your backyard as a wildlife habitat. There are certain requirements that your yard must meet to be certified as a wildlife habitat, including providing a food source, a water source, and a safe place for wildlife to raise young. By having your yard certified, it further shows your commitment to helping wildlife and the [...]

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simple acts to save our planet…

By |2018-10-23T17:18:32+00:00May 7th, 2018|Ideas, Tips|

Hands-down one of the best 2018 (published) climate change/green living tip books to obtain and absorb - sponge like. Great for general reading and schools – all grade levels. Check out the video below.  I will post ten of my most favorite tips here. ~ Overview Source:  Barnes and Noble Overview Simple Acts to Save [...]

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