Earth Challenge Eco Tips

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COVID-19 has caused us all to change our daily habits. One of the biggest changes is staying home. But that just means we can focus more of our energy on improving our habits. We have compiled a list of resources to help make that easier for you. Here are some environmentally friendly tips that you can start doing around the house to help save you money and reduce your environmental footprint!

These resources were created as part of the Mid Willamette Earth Challenge. If you're interested in finding out more about how you can participate in our challenge, click here.

           

  • Home Energy Audit
  • Mend Your Clothes
  • Purchase Eco Friendly Home Products
  • Get Thrifty
  • Consider Electric Vehicles
  • Scrape Scraps Don't Rinse
  • Wash Clothes in Cold Water
  • Buy Water Safe Beauty Products

  • Use compost instead of fertilizer
  • Water your lawn once a week in summer
  • Use natural pest & weed controls
  • Plant using native or pollinator friendly plants
  • Never leave bare soil during rainy season

  • Waste less food
  • Compost all food scraps
  • Eat less or no meat
  • Buy produce that is in season