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Day 58: Use clothes more than once before washing them

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Washing laundry in a creek, in Ivory Coast. Source: Yann Arthus-Bertrand

Use clothes more than once to gain an ecological, sensible and economic habit! Here in my home, I’ll only wash clothes if I’m sure are dirty. That way, I have less to wash and fold, and I use less water and laundry detergent which is good for my wallet AND for the environment. By washing less, I’m polluting less, using less energy, and using less products that contain palm oilless products that contain palm oil. All together, this is a win-win situation for everyone. Continue reading

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Day 44: Reduce, reuse, and recycle! But especially, reduce and reuse.

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Bottle Racks near Braunschweig, Germany.  To find out more about this image, go here. Source: Yann Arthus-Bertrand. 

Reduce, reuse, recycle! That’s the mantra we’ve heard since grade school, and its fame has reason to be – most of what’s wrong with the world has to do with our waste and how we handle it. Producing and consuming less is part of saving the world, but how exactly do we do that? Here are some tips.  Continue reading

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