Category: Environmental Activism

My realistic suggestions for proactively protecting the environment (of your home and pocketbook)

My suggestions for conserving all revolve around motherhood.


1. Give birth at home
2. Breastfeed
3. Cook from scratch
4. Use cloth diapers (set a goal for using them about half the time)
5. Use Cloth menstrual pads (again, use them about half the time)
6. Learn how to live with one car by using the bus and bikes to make up the difference
7. Buy clothing at thrift stores and garage sales, especially shoes, coats, and jeans
8. Plant a garden – even if just a small kitchen herb garden
9. Store grains and beans and use them for meals three days a week (buy in bulk)
10. Use environmentally safe cleaners to wash clothes and dishes
11. Go on vacation within an hours drive of your home
12. Live by the mormon motto: “use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without!”

And, 13. Home based musical entertainment
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