Tu B’Shevat is the perfect time to commit to doing your part or adding more ways to personally care for the planet. Below, you can find ideas and resources to reduce your plastic use, waste and carbon footprint starting today!
Commit to going vegetarian for one or two meat meals per week.
You can learn more about the carbon footprint of meat here: Your Questions About Food and Climate Change, Answered
Invest in a reusable water bottle and use fewer single use plastics.
Curious about where plastic ends up? Check out this article: Where Does Your Plastic Go?
Keep food waste out of the landfill; start composting!
Not sure where to start? Read this: How to Compost at Home
Consider the products you’re buying and how they impact the environment, and commit to one of Six Ways to Shop More Sustainably.
This article is from the UK but the major takeaways apply to us too!
Calculate your household’s carbon footprint using this Carbon Footprint Calculator and have a conversation with your family about your collective carbon footprint and ways to reduce it.
Looking for more? Check out this list of The 35 Easiest Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint!