7 Simple Ways to Go Green in 2013

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Bring Your Own Grocery Bags. Many stores are perfectly willing to let you bring in your own reusable grocery bags. When you bring in your own grocery bags, you use fewer resources. If you aren’t sure about buying reusable bags , at the very least, you can save the bags from your last shopping trip and bring them in. So, instead of using resources for plastic water bottles, we all have our own BPA-free water bottles that we can refill.

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Ways To Reuse Old Items For Your Container Garden

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One of the more interesting ways to garden is to grow items in containers. You might be surprised at the types of plants you can grow in a container garden. From using espaliering to grow apple trees in a container, to herbs, to a variety of vegetables , it’s possible to transform a small space into an effective container garden. Container gardening can be a great way to grow your own food, improving your self-reliance and living more sustainably.

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