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Go Green Tips

Go Green Tips

The road to sustainability is paved in handprints.

Individual actions and collective contributions have a positive and powerful impact on our planet.

Together, we are building a better world for generations to come.

Follow these Green Tips to do your part in helping the environment. Whether you adapt one green practice in your daily routine or all of them, you are doing your part to contribute to a brighter, cleaner, more sustainable future.

  • Turn off the lights, television and computer monitor when not in use
  • Turn off the water when brushing your teeth
  • Take a shower instead of a bath
  • Use re-usable grocery bags, water bottles and containers in your lunch
  • Donate clothing you no longer wear
  • Grow a garden
  • Use energy saving light bulbs
  • Walk, cycle, car pool and use public transportation
  • Turn down the heat (thermostat)
  • Drive slower and don’t idle your vehicle
  • Fix something instead of throwing it out
  • Cook instead of eating out
  • Hang wet laundry on a clothesline
  • Make presents instead of buying them
  • Use your own mug
  • Donate your old glasses to developing countries
  • Unplug appliances when not in use
  • Don’t litter
  • Use both sides of the paper
  • Plant a tree
  • Compost