Find out where the local farmers markets are in your city or town and plan a trip by visiting www.localharvest.org. You’ll discover that not only will you save money, but you’ll also be supporting local farmers and preserving the earth.
Skip the landfills and recycle old furniture, toys, clothes, household items and electronics. Use community resources to donate items you no longer want. A few good places to donate reusable goods are to your local church, parish, friends, neighbors, veteran’s organizations, www.freecycle. com, www.habitatforhumanity.org, www.donationtown.org and www.salvationarmy.org.
Write to your Congressional leader in support of bill S.725 Alan Reinstein and Trevor Schaefer Toxic Chemical Protection Act and request that the current Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976 be amended or replaced with a new law to enforce the removal of toxic substances from personal care products by visiting www.congress.gov. Type S.725 in the search bar to view the bill in its entirety.