Friday, August 14

3 R Friday

Welcome to 3 R Friday

A weekly series of simple tips geared toward helping you darken your shade of green. Easily.

Reduce: Reduce your water waste by not washing your car yourself. Instead of washing your car at home or at a self serve carwash take it to an automatic carwash that recycles their water (which most do).

Reuse: Reuse everything! After an item has served its original purpose challenge yourself to find a way to use it again before you recycle it, compost it, or discard it. You might be surprised at the clever ways you find to reuse an item.

Recycle: Recycle outgrown baby clothes, furniture and toys at They even take older child’s items like backpacks and bikes.

Hope you found these tips helpful. Feel free to share any tips you may have.

Have a Great Green Weekend!


Kim Kasch said...

Love these tips.

Daisy said...

Pushing yourself to reuse can be an eye-opener. It's amazing how much we throw away without even a second thought.

Over Coffee - the green edition said...

Thanks Kim! I really enjoy this feature.

I totally agree Daisy. I still have to work on this aspect!