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Living Green

16 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

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  1. Eat less red meat and dairy products.
  1. Eat locally-grown or produced food.
  1. Eat in-season fruits and vegetables.
  1. Green your transport by carpooling, taking public transportation, or biking to work.
  1. Use energy-efficient appliances and gadgets.
  1. Use other renewable energy sources for your home.
  1. Reduce energy consumption.
  1. Conserve water by using water-efficient appliances or products.
  1. Fix leaky pipes and faucets.
  1. Harvest rainwater.
  1. Purchase in bulk and choose items tthat use less or recyclable packaging.
  1. Repair, re-use, recycle, and minimize buying of unnecessary items.
  1. Buy carbon offsets from reputable companies.
  1. Grow an outdoor or container edible garden.
  1. Use food waste to start a compost.
  1. Practice sustainable travel by staying in green hotels, purchasing carbon footprints, choosing more fuel-efficient aircrafts, and more.