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GFWC Goes Green

There's no better time to go green than on St. Patrick's Day! Use your luck to find gold at the end of the environmental rainbow--gold in the form of a healthy world and knowledgeable citizens!


»Learn more about environmental issues in your own community.

»Get ready to celebrate Earth Day on April 22.

»As you start your spring cleaning, do a home energy audit and switch to Energy Star products. More ideas for what you can do at home.

»Reduce your carbon footprint! Use public transportation, carpool, walk, or bike whenever possible to avoid using your car. Learn about reducing your carbon footprint. Get more tips for saving energy.

»Buy water-efficient fixtures and products. The WaterSense label helps shoppers identify water efficient products and programs. More about WaterSense. Get more tips for using water efficiently.

»Allow grass clippings to stay on the lawn, instead of bagging them. The cut grass will decompose and return to the soil naturally. More backyard composting ideas. Get more tips to Reduce / Reuse / Recycle.

»Encourage your hometown/state to spend road construction money on the cleanest equipment for air quality. More about "clean diesel" engines and equipment. Get more tips for making environmentally protective choices.


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