Buy goods and packaging that are made from
recycled materials or are recyclable.
Do the right thing - recycle.
Compost your waste and get growing.
Don't litter and don't tolerate people who do.
Water is life. Think about it and conserve.
Dispose of old paint and waste liquids properly.
Don't pour them down the drain.
Leave the car at home from time to time.
Save energy. Use it sparingly.
Choose energy efficient rating labels.
Educate and encourage children to think about the
Use a reusable lunch box instead of brown paper
Use recycled products and ones with recycled
California plastic bag ban
California may be the first US state to implement a ban on single use plastic shopping bags after the state Senate approved a related bill today.
A bill by Assemblywoman Julia Brownley to ban the bags received the "unprecedented support" of stakeholders; including the California Grocers Association and the United Food and Commercial Workers.
The bill, AB 1998, bans all single-use bags sold in supermarkets, drug, convenience and liquor stores. However, if shoppers forget to bring their re-useable shopping bags (something I was prone to do until recently) they will have access to recycled paper bags - at a cost; a minimum of 5 cents a pop.
The ban will start with larger stores on Jan. 1, 2012, expanding to smaller retailers starting July 1, 2013.
AB 1998 was approved by the Assembly Appropriations Committee on May 28 and was passed by the Senate on June 4th, 2010.
Reduce, reuse, recycle and respect... be Responsible!
Please, view the following video as an example of what we should not do.
Being Green is not just a trend, but our commitment to our planet and future generations.