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  • Chan Hope

    April 15, 2024 at 12:36 pm
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    Sustainability can feel overwhelming at first! But the good news is, even small changes can make a big difference. Here are a few ideas to get you started:

    • Reduce single-use plastics: This is a classic for a reason. Invest in a reusable water bottle, coffee cup, and shopping bags.
    • Be mindful of your energy use: Turn off lights and electronics when not in use, and switch to LED light bulbs. Take shorter showers and unplug chargers when not in use.
    • Reduce, reuse, recycle: Buy only what you need, and try to repair items instead of replacing them. Compost food scraps and yard waste, and recycle anything you can’t reuse.
    • Embrace Meatless Mondays (or a few less meaty meals a week): Meat production has a large environmental impact. Replacing some meals with vegetarian options can make a big difference.
    • Get active! Walk, bike, or take public transportation whenever possible. This reduces your carbon footprint and has health benefits too!

    Start with one or two changes and gradually add more as they become habits. Remember, it’s about progress, not perfection.