Greentivities: Local Food, Planting Trees And Tight Fridges

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(photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images )

(photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images )

Jack believes in eating locally because food loses its nutritional value when it’s shipped from miles away, while at the same time burning up fuel to get shipped here. Added bonus – Buying locally supports your local farmer. Farmers markets in Western WA here.

Consider planting a tree: It’s the perfect time of year to do it, and trees are great at scrubbing our air free of pollutants and storing that evil carbon dioxide. Read more here from CBS News.

Here’s something easy  to do for planet Earth: Check the seal on your fridge. A damaged seal can make your fridge consume more electricity due to the cold air escaping. Who doesn’t love saving money? Read more here.

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