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Do you know what your carbon footprint is? How environmentally friendly are your home appliances? These are a couple of questions you should take the time to ask yourself when it comes to how you contribute to your environment and your world. Your daily impact on the world isn’t going unnoticed: from your car’s emissions to the household products you use, you are either contributing positively or negatively to the environment and especially to your wallet!
Take heed to these small but effective tips to be more environmentally friendly and save yourself some money too this Earth Day.
Consuming less meat is both good for your health and good for the planet. Research has shown that reducing your meat intake and increasing the amount of fruits and vegetables in your diet can reduce you risk for diseases like cancer, heart disease and help fight obesity. Feeling fit and looking fly are not the only reasons to reduce your meat consumption. Eating less meat also minimizes your carbon footprint. Livestock emit a tremendous amount of harmful greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change. But if you’re not ready to give up that hamburger completely, try forgoing a meaty meal such as that once a week. “Meatless Monday” is an international campaign that encourages giving up meat on Mondays for better health and a better environment. Interested? Here are seven meatless recipes to get you started.