10 Things You Can Do Today to Help The Environment

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An issue as huge as the future of the planet can become overwhelming to the point where all you want to do is curl up on the couch and binge watch a new Netflix series—trust us, we’ve been there. But just like approaching a messy room, the important thing is to simply begin. To take a first step toward easing the strain your actions place on the earth is to make a bold, optimistic move toward empowerment and against complacency. We all have the power to change our environment and any of these ten steps is a solid place to start.

Drive a low emission vehicle.

Walk or bike when possible. Find out if your city has a bike rental program like Citi bike in New York.

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Switch to reusable drinking bottles and grocery bags.

Eliminating plastic waste from bags and bottles is a crucial step toward sustainability. Leave your reusable bags in the car so you don’t have to remember to pack them, and carry a stainless steel water bottle wherever you go, so you won’t be tempted to pay $5.00 for a liter of Poland Springs.

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Quit fast fashion.

Instead of buying cheap new clothes every month or two, wait to do your clothes shopping until you’re ready to purchase just a few higher quality items. Ultimately, this will probably save you money in the long run, and it will definitely reduce the amount of synthetic fibers hanging out in landfills.

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