Friday, August 13

3 R Friday!

Welcome to 3R Friday.

A weekly series of simple tips geared toward helping you darken your shade of green. Easily.
Reduce: Reduce the amount of gas you use:
  • Ensure your tires are properly inflated
  • Consolidate driving trips
  • Ensure the maintenance on your car is current, especially oil changes
  • Use cruise control to maintain a steady speed
  • Carpool
  • Walk, bike, use public transportation

Reuse: Reuse paper

  • Shred it and use it for packing material
  • Use the back side for printing things like directions
  • Let your children use it for drawing or coloring
  • Shred it and make your own confetti with it
  • Print double sided
  • Use shredded paper to fill Easter baskets
  • Shred it and use it for composting material

Recycle: Recycle your child’s outgrown carseat.

I don't know of another program like this one. If you do, please let us know!

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

Have a Great Green Weekend!

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