Earth day tips you need to remember!
Here are some useful Earth day tips you need to know :-
Release devices and turn off electronics when not in use.
Use public transport or carpooling instead of driving.
Turn off the lights every time you leave the room to save energy.
Use reusable shopping bags.
Fix dripping taps and turn off water when not using it to save water.
Buy locally cultivated things to reduce your carbon footprint.
Switch from disposable to reusable in order to reduce waste.
Recycle and reuse as much as you can.
Find a way to plant a tree in your neighborhood.
Upgrade your appliances to energy-efficient ones when you have to ,it’ll save money in the long run.
Earth day tips by environmental reporters:
Elizabeth Dunbar, St. Paul
Elizabeth says about the Earth day tips that,
“Reduce, reuse, recycle — in that order. People think recycling is green, but it actually takes a lot of energy to recycle. Better than throwing stuff in a landfill, but think about reusing something before putting it in the recycle bin.
Keep reusable bags and beverage containers everywhere — in your car, your purse, your office, home.
Replace halogen lights with LEDs. It used to be that there were no LEDs that fit into halogen fixtures. That’s changed! LEDs use way less energy and last much longer.
Think twice before spraying chemicals and fertilizers on your lawn. Explore alternatives that won’t run off and pollute lakes and rivers.”
Dan Kraker, Duluth
Dan’s reporting in northeast Minnesota has him casing everything from Lake Superior’s water quality to the mining industry. His Earth day tips are :
“Bring a cloth bag to the grocery store.
Leave your car in the garage. Ride your bike or walk or take the bus.
Get going on your garden. Plant bee-friendly flowers. Grow your own food.
Get outside! Go for a hike, watch the sunset, appreciate the natural beauty we’re lucky to have in this state.
Get your kids outside! Start to instill a love for the natural world in the next generation.”
Kirsti Marohn, St. Cloud
Kirsti emphases on water in her reporting from central Minnesota. As such, she has some easy Earth day tips you can make that can aid keep water clean.
“Clean your boat and trailer thoroughly and check for invasive species after leaving a lake and before moving to a new body of water.
Don’t flush disposable wipes used for personal hygiene, changing diapers or household cleaning. Throw them in the trash.
Skip the bottled water. Fill a reusable bottle at the tap instead.
Don’t let yard trimmings or pet waste get into the storm drain.
Fix that leaky faucet so you’re not wasting water.”
Dan Gunderson, Moorhead
Earth day tips are :
From his place in northwestern Minnesota, Dan reports a lot about bees and the risks these significant pollinators face.
“Embrace dandelions! And creeping Charlie!
Use pesticides wisely. Put up a house for native bees in your yard. The Xerces Society has some tips for doing that here.”
Useful Earth day tips, right?? Let us know how many of these you will try.