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Roxy Scherek says ...
I want to remember to unplug all my electronics when not in use, and turn off my computer at the end of the day.
04/21/2009 3:30:13 PM CDT
Alison says ...
One of my plans for Earth Day is to not drive so much. I drive the kids to school, then home, then to the store, then home, then to another store, you get the picture. We live less than 1 mile from our school, so we will all be walking or biking to school, then I will save up my daily shopping trips and shop at least once a week. We will try to walk or bike anywhere we go!
04/21/2009 3:30:14 PM CDT
Terry Coleman says ...
I will turn off lights when I'm not in the room as well as limit the amount of water I use to brush my teeth, shave and shower.
04/21/2009 3:30:33 PM CDT
Majel says ...
I will buy as much local/organic produce as I can and remember to shut down my computer each night before I leave to go home.
04/21/2009 3:30:53 PM CDT
dyingheartache says ...
My commitment for this year now that i have a yard i really want to start a composting bin! i already pile yard clippings, sticks and such in the back yard so composting should be an easy addition. this really excites me, what doesn't excite is trying to get my partner to compost as well!
04/21/2009 3:31:14 PM CDT
Morgan O'Connor says ...
I commit to go outside more often instead of staying inside and watching TV wasting energy.
04/21/2009 3:31:14 PM CDT
Rivka Hindin says ...
I have resolved to stop drinking bottled water! I have been drinking 1-2 bottles a day for the last few years. I will now be drinking tap water with a slice of lemon. Wish me luck!
04/21/2009 3:31:20 PM CDT
Michelle Langer says ...
I plan on using a reusable water bottle during the day instead of the disposable ones, so there will at least be a few less in the landfills.
04/21/2009 3:31:31 PM CDT
Elizabeth Evans says ...
I plan on consuming less meat-eating vegetarian meals at least three days a week and drying my laundry outside on the line.
04/21/2009 3:31:32 PM CDT
Julie says ...
Our condo building JUST got a recycling dumpster and I vow to make the most of it. I've already been surprised at some of the things I can recycle that I didn't think about before. Like the baby yogurt containers and the plastic containers that my tomatoes and berries come in. Other items we're saving and donating to my son's arts & craft class.
04/21/2009 3:31:42 PM CDT
Lisa Tran says ...
i use the backside of used paper, minimize font sizes so it could be quadriplicated on a sheet for cut outs and distribution. :)
04/21/2009 3:31:43 PM CDT
Eric Stimson says ...
I already do a lot for the earth, but one thing that I don't do enough of that I am resolving to start to do it unplugging things like my TV and microwave. I already have some appliances on switches and power strips that I can easily turn off with the flick of a switch, but I've always been overlooking the TV, microwave and other things (like my treadmill). Also, now that it's warm out I will stop using my treadmill in favor of walking outdoors. Happy Earth Day everyone!
04/21/2009 3:32:05 PM CDT
Lindsey Twombly says ...
My simple green resolution: as I plan my August 2009 wedding, I will be as green as possible -- online RSVPs instead of paper RSVPs; compostable flatware; vegan/vegetarian menu; encouraging guests to carpool together; using the beauty of my ceremony/reception site as decor; and more.
04/21/2009 3:32:10 PM CDT
andréa woods says ...
i will continue the tradition by planting a tree at my mom's house on april 25, arbor day :) we have done this since i was a girl scout. i'm now 34
04/21/2009 3:32:14 PM CDT
Suzy says ...
I will unplug my cell phone chargers when they are not being used! No need to be draining power when they aren't needed.
04/21/2009 3:32:38 PM CDT
Richard Fellows says ...
Trade in my car on an even more fuel efficient car to even further reduce my carbon foot print. I also want to buy a motorcycle to ride to work on the warmer days to save gas. Biking is unfortunately not an option, too far.
04/21/2009 3:32:57 PM CDT
Tiffiny says ...
Well, this is a super easy one for me. However, it may not be easy to actually follow through. I vow to turn my tv off more often. While at home during the day, sometimes I leave it on in more than one room. (I haven't quite mastered the art of being in more than one room at a time.) So, during the day, I will turn it off while not in a room. Also, I will turn it off altogether and just read a book. (Or clean, or do whatever it is that needs to be done.) Do I really need to be watching this much tv anyway? ;)
04/21/2009 3:32:58 PM CDT
Amanda says ...
I turn off all the lights in the house when not in use, and I use candles in the living space which gives a cool glow to the room. I also reuse grocery bags (paper only of course) and bring in my recycalbes to work where we have bins!
04/21/2009 3:33:03 PM CDT
Erin Meade says ...
I try very hard to remember to bring my re-usuable bags when I grocery shop. If I ever forget to bring them, I take the bag I get and re-use them for something else, like for the trash can or i use the smaller ones as lunch bags.
04/21/2009 3:33:12 PM CDT
Rick Morgan says ...
It is my Birthday (April 22) and I promise not to light up my cake with 64 candles. (cut down waste and air polution).
04/21/2009 3:33:16 PM CDT
Ellen Polzien says ...
I pledge to keep my cloth shopping bags in my vehicle and use them for their intended purpose, i.e., SHOPPING, instead of forgetting them at home, or using them to store stuff.
04/21/2009 3:33:18 PM CDT
Mary Ellen McGoye says ...
I am going to start unplugging all my electronic when they're not in use. I don't constantly use my microwave or tv so why should they be constantly plugged in?
04/21/2009 3:33:23 PM CDT
Sandra says ...
I have resolved to take ALL of my compostable items to the compost bin instead of sending them down the garbage disposal!
04/21/2009 3:34:15 PM CDT
Scott Saunders says ...
I have installed a timer activated switch in my laundry/mud room...and I am gradually replacing as many light bulbs as practical with compact fluorescent.
04/21/2009 3:34:17 PM CDT
Eliza Dornbush says ...
I plan to use my car only for trips over 20 miles away this summer. For anything else, I'll take the bus or use my bike! I also plan to buy bulk foods 100% of the time that it's possible, and eat single-serve packaged foods max once per day.
04/21/2009 3:34:23 PM CDT

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