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Eating for the Planet

When we think of major threats to the environment, many of us imagine vague, impersonal causes like industrial pollution or gillnets. But in reality, the lifestyle choices we make as individuals can have a much larger and direct impact on the planet than we realize – from how we get around to how much electricity we use in our homes. With the 46th annual Earth Day being held this month, there’s never been a better time to examine how our eating can affect the world around us – not just locally, but globally. Here are six great ways to eat for the planet while improving your health and nutrition in the process. Go Organic When you choose organic-certified products or sustainably grown food, you’re not just being trendy – you’re supporting production methods that are actually good for the planet. Sustainable farmers use ecologically sound practices to manage pests and weeds.…

Do your part to help heal the planet — Earth Day 2014

shutterstock_175395194Taking care of the Earth is every individual’s responsibility, and Earth Day (April 22nd) is the perfect time to renew our efforts to help protect the planet.
Going green is easier than you might think. There are minor changes you can make in your daily routine that can help you make a less harmful impact on the environment.
Here are 8 simple things you can do to help reduce your environmental impact and contribute to a healthier planet:

1. Conserve Water – Fixing leaky faucets, taking shorter showers, and turning off the water while you brush your teeth, are only a few of many ways you can conserve water. Here are 100+ more ideas for saving water.

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