how to Get involved

At school:

  • Use a reusable lunchbox
  • Use reusable containers in your lunch
  • Bring a reusable water bottle instead of plastic
  • Write on both sides of a sheet of paper
  • Take notes electronically to avoid using paper
  • Use hand dryers rather than paper towels
  • Educate yourself on how large your carbon footprint is

In your community:

  • Create a community garden
  • Shop at your local farmers market
  • Pick up litter
  • Walk somewhere if the distance is short

At home:

  • Start your own garden
  • Have a compost bin
  • Eat organic and locally grown foods
  • Bring reusable bags when you go grocery shopping
  • Recycle
  • Turn off the lights in a room you're not using
  • Take shorter showers
  • Use energy efficient lightbulbs

“The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.”                                                         – Robert Swan