Happy Earth Day! Living green is something I am genuinely passionate about and although Earth Day comes once a year, there are plenty of easy changes we can make to show our love for Mother Earth every day. I've chosen some of my favorites that any busy family can try, whether you've got 5 minutes, 5 days, or 5 months…
In 5 minutes you can:
1. Cancel catalogs with your kids: All over America, kids are joining the "Catalog Canceling Challenge" and saving thousands of trees throughout the world.
2. Save water by setting a timer for showering. Turn it into a family competition to see who can take a shower in under 5 minutes. Keep the timer in the bathroom to remind everyone about this good habit after Earth Day is over.
3. Replace paper napkins and paper towels with cloth napkins and micro fiber towels.
4. Make your own eco-friendly all purpose household cleaner: mix ¼ vinegar, 2 teaspoons borax, 1 table castile soap, 1 liter hot water. Store and keep.Read More »from Getting Green in 5 Minutes, 5 Days, 5 Months