Save the earth, one eco-tip at a time!
Vegetarian Times received hundreds of great eco-tips from readers, sharing their top ideas to reduce their environmental footprint. Below are some of our picks for our favorite, most creative, and most popular eco-tips.
Put a bucket in the shower with you to save water for flushing the toilet or watering plants.
In warm climates, wash your car with the morning dew. In cold climates...use snow.
cards as gift tags for presents. Cut them into shapes and punch a hole in them and tie them to the present.
I work in public works for a city and instead of weed-whacking big areas with (noisy, polluting) fuel machines, we are starting to use goat herds.
Gather litter as you walk for exercise. The bending helps your fitness and removal of trash helps the environment. But wear gloves.
Reduce, reuse, recycle
Use cloth or re-usable shopping bags