Earth day 2015 - what can you do
"Green" is lifestyle, the reality is that, like any lifestyle change, the small steps can make a world of difference. Going green doesn't mean you suddenly have to start a compost box. It can be as simple turning off the lights when you're not in a room. Here are a few of our best tips for simple things that can make a big difference - besides Earth is the only planet we have, best we look after her.
Turn off the water
Turn off the lights
Reuse your water bottles
Donate old clothing and appliances
Eat less meat
Meat production is one of the activities that has the biggest impact on our planet and climate change - and often not a pretty process either. Reduce your meat consumption and eat less fish (experts warn that fish stocks are likely to totally collapse by 2050 at this rate...in South Africa more than half our fish stock are considered over exploited, not ayoba) .....if you must, make sure you support local and know where it comes from.
Keep it local
Supporting local business, small business has a huge positive benefit on the environment, less travel, less logistics involved in getting products to you.
Finally, get out into nature
As the famous quote goes “In the end we will conserve only what we love. We will love only what we understand. We will understand only what we are taught.” ....get out into nature and learn about the wildlife and incredible nature that we have here in Salt Rock, it really is a special place. Understanding the role nature plays is the very first step
Happy Earth Day, be the difference you want to see