- Walk or bike: Walk or ride your bike to work, school and anywhere you can. You can diminish greenhouse gases while speeding up your metabolism and improving your health. If you can’t walk or bike, use the public transport.
- Early to bed, early to rise: Lack of sleep could trigger slow metabolism which could result to obesity. Early to bed and early to rise will not only make you healthy, wealthy and wise, but will save your one and only precious asset – your body.
- Socialize and Talk:Studies have shown that just 10 minutes of daily chat with friends, peers, and colleagues could improve memory function and keep you sharp.
- Eat fish, live longer: Eating fish is super healthy in many cultures. Be aware of the mercury contamination in fish before you eat.
- Eat locally sustainable produces: Buying healthy organic fruits and vegetables from neighborhood farmer’s markets is an important part of a green lifestyle. Supporting local growers reduces the amount of energy used to transport, store and display food and other goods. By supporting local agriculture, you are pumping money into your local economy. By eating locally grown produce, you are eating seasonally which is not only sustainable, but has tons of nutrition benefits too.
Summer is here. With bright sun and warm weather, it is the perfect time to make eco-friendly changes to your apartment. These green ecofriendly tips are simple to execute, and they’ll have a positive and long lasting impact on both your home and the environment.
Air Purification thru Plants: Plants are natural air purifiers that will glorify your apartment. Snake plants, spider plants, Golden pothos are some of the most popular indoor air purifying plants used in apartments.
Unplug electrical Appliances: Toasters, chargers, TVs, and other electrical appliances consume more energy if they are plugged in and not in use. Simply unplug these devices. You will save tons of energy and eventually get a lower electricity bill every month.
Ecofriendly cleaning products: Make your own cleaners: Avoid using the harsh, toxic chemicals and make your own cleaner by mixing half cup water, one cup vinegar and a table spoon of baking soda in a spray bottle. Spray it on your counter top, kitchen area, bathroom sinks for a germ free, stain free surface.
Reduce Reuse Recycle: Use reusable ecofriendly bags for organizing your home. Jute bags make great, sturdy bags for organizing books, toys, sports gear, school supplies, or even personal belongings like clothes or makeup. Get your bag customized and printed with your own design for a personal touch. These small, sometimes unmanageable goodies are kept safe, clean and organized. Use reusable grocery bags as carriers and for handling school books. These trendy reusable jute bags come in different colors, sizes and styles.
Let go of plastic bags and Bottles: Make your home plastic free. Carry a reusable ecofriendly bag. This can include jute bags or cotton totes for shopping. “Bring your own bag” should be the norm to reduce plastic waste. Use natural recyclable non-woven grocery totes at your every visit to the grocery store. Avoid using plastic water bottles as plastic leeches harmful chemicals into your water. Use glass water bottle to quench your thirst in summer.
Consumers are being aware of organic, natural products in the food industry. The environmental movement of choosing organic, natural products continues its rise in the fashion industry also. Here are the five essential must-haves for the eco-friendly, fashion conscious consumers in spring.
Natural Fabric clothes: Stock up your wardrobe with cruelty free clothes. Buying clothes named under the Fair Trade Act is sustainable and you can be sure that it was produced under safe working conditions. Advantage of sustainable fabric is that they are low in cost and have higher durability, since they do not go through the processes like scouring, dyeing or whitening. Choose sustainable fibers like cotton, hemp, jute or bamboo and reduce the amount of carbon footprint on the planet.
Wide Sun hats: This fashionable and functional accessory is a wonderful way to protect your face from the rays of the sun. Wide brim hats will shade you from the sun and is perfect for lounging by the pool. Natural and ecofriendly, these hats are made with 100% recycled paper, sustainable fibers like jute and cotton. They are 100% UV resistant too. Use hats made with natural straw and hemp fabric to accentuate your green fashion statement.
Ornaments made with jute, or other recycled materials: Any industrial jewelry mining can have harmful effect on the environment. Mining for new metals and gemstones can obliterate the natural landscape and can leak harmful chemicals into the water supply. So in order to protect the environment, choose jewelries made with natural Hemp, jute. Ornaments made with scrap wood residues, recycled glass and other waste materials are made with valuable resources and do not require mining. An ecofriendly ornament like a necklace or earring is always in style.
Bags made with jute or cotton: CarryGreen bags to accentuate your sense of style in the spring. Use bags made with natural fibers like jute, cotton, hemp. A burlap bag is extremely sturdy, durable, ecofriendly and has a rustic look which is perfect in the warm spring weather. Cotton and hemp bags are soft, durable and are long lasting and completely biodegradable. These eco-friendly bags are perfect when you go for shopping or on a night out.
Ecofriendly Shoes: The footwear industry has adapted to ecofriendly practices by manufacturing shoes made with natural fibers. The creation of green footwear has incorporated recycled, biodegradable materials like cotton, jute, natural rubber and is reducing carbon footprint on the planet. Made with cotton, jute and natural rubber, these shoes are extremely comfortable to wear in the warm spring weather.
An eco-label can support a brand to attract new customers and the environment is also revived in this process. It’s a win-win situation for the producers and the consumers where the primary motivation is saving the planet. Having a green wardrobe helps to make a unique fashion statement, and at the same time it encourages sustainable fashion for a long term.
St. John’s Well Child and Family Center’s Annual Movable Feast is an event that promotes the importance of access to healthy food for residents living in South Los Angeles. The goal of the event is to nurture a healthier environment for the community. CarryGreen being a long-time advocate of a greener and healthier environment is very excited to be a sponsor of this event and be a part of its success.
Please visit our page http://movablefeast.wellchild.org/carry-green.html and support our cause.
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