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Why Should We Protect Other Forms of Life?

By | July 17th, 2016|

Teach your kids to protect other life forms. Teach them to respect other people and every species of living beings. We don't have the right to kill animals just for fun and we need to spread this message to all the people we know. And most of all, to the younger generations!

Why Should You Shower With Your Partner?

By | September 9th, 2015|

Sneak in a shower with your loved one to start the day with some zest that doesn't come in a bar. Not only have you made a wise choice for the environment, but you may notice some other added...um...benefits.

Why Should I Brush My Teeth Without Running Water?

By | September 9th, 2015|

You've heard this one before, but maybe you still do it. You'll conserve up to five gallons per day if you stop. Daily savings in the U.S. alone could add up to 1.5 billion gallons--more water than folks use in the Big Apple.

Why Should We Wrap Creatively?

By | September 9th, 2015|

You can reuse gift bags, bows and event paper, but you can also make something unique by using old maps, cloth or even newspaper. Flip a paper grocery bag inside out and give your child stamps or markers to create their own wrapping paper that's environmentally friendly and extra special for the recipient.

Why Should I Use Both Sides Of Paper?

By | September 9th, 2015|

American businesses throw away 21 million tons of paper every year, equal to 175 pounds per office worker. For a quick and easy way to halve this, set your printer's default option to print double-sided (duplex printing). And when you're finished with your documents, don't forget to take them to the recycling bin.

Why Should We Use One Less Paper Napkin?

By | September 9th, 2015|

During an average year, an American uses approximately 2,200 napkins—around six each day. If everyone in the U.S. used one less napkin a day, more than a billion pounds of napkins could be saved from landfills each year.

Why Should I Hang My Clothes To Dry?

By | September 9th, 2015|

Get a clothesline or rack to dry your clothes by the air. Your wardrobe will maintain color and fit, and you'll save money. Your favorite t-shirt will last longer too!

Why Should We Use Diapers With a Conscience?

By | September 9th, 2015|

By the time a child is toilet trained, a parent will change between 5,000 and 8,000 diapers, adding up to approximately 3.5 million tons of waste in U.S. landfills each year. Whether you choose cloth or a more environmentally-friendly disposable, you're making a choice that has a much gentler impact on our planet.

Why Second-Hand Doesn’t Mean Second-Best?

By | July 1st, 2015|

Consider buying items from a second-hand store. Toys, bicycles, roller blades, and other age and size-specific items are quickly outgrown. Second hand stores often sell these items in excellent condition since they are used for such a short period of time, and will generally buy them back when you no longer need them.

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