EARTH DAY IS NOT TOO FAR AWAY....
So far, we have achieved close to 3 billion "acts of green" together as a planet. Sounds like a great achievement...so how about joining in?
"Acts of Green" are an easy way to do your part and stay connected as a community and planet working towards the common goal of creating a greener planet by reducing our Carbon footprint.
Let me brief you on what is considered as an "act of green" or I might say... an act of service to the environment.
The list below contains things that we can do to make a difference.
1. Paris Agreement !!! sign the petition - take the 80 seconds it takes to complete the petition to help put pressure on our world leaders to attend the UN Climate Change Conference in 2016.
3. Compost !!! Did you know that nearly a third of all the food that's prepared or produced for humans to ingest ends up wasted? By performing the simple act of composting you can reduce what you send to the landfill, there is no energy wasted in the process as its completely biological and it creates a very useful product.
Your composting efforts will result in a more nourish rich soil, keeps your soil moister, helps fight off diseases and pest infestation, reduces the need to purchase commercial fertilizers, creation of humus all while reducing carbon emissions by reducing the need to send your waste to the landfill ultimately reducing your carbon footprint.
Below are a few links to get you started on the road to composting.
*Simple starter direction on composting :http://www.epa.gov/recycle/composting-home
*Free ebook on composting: http://compost.css.cornell.edu/CIC.html
See how well you do in this simple quiz, click the link below and take the environmental quiz:
The remaining ideas on performing acts of green are as follows;
**buy local produce
**end junk mail
Click the link below to read more about the three acts of green above;