49 Ways To Help A Mother Out: Earth Week Day 3

Happy Earth Week!

 “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.”
-The Lorax

49 Ways To Help A Mother Out

Here are 7 different topics each containing 7 easy ways to help a Mother out for a total of 49 ways to celebrate the Earth! Do one, or five, or all of them. Remember that every effort counts and makes a difference! What ones do you do or want to do? Let me know by commenting on this post.

 

7 Ways To Help A Mother Out for The Outdoors

  1. Plant a tree or garden
  2. Pick up loose trash
  3. Walk/Bike more
  4. Carpool when possible
  5. Clean up after yourself
  6. Do not feed the wild animals
  7. Contain your campfires

7 Ways To Help A Mother Out in The Office (Home or Work)

  1. Sign up for paperless billing
  2. Turn off what you are not using
  3. Use recycled paper
  4. Download more, print less
  5. Bring your own lunch and beverage container
  6. Keep a utensil set and napkin at your desk
  7. Leave for work 5-10 minutes earlier so you can drive slower = less gas used

7 Ways To Help A Mother Out In The Kitchen

  1. Compost food scraps
  2. Shop at local farmers markets
  3. Buy in bulk
  4. Cook at home more than going out to eat
  5. Use chemical and plastic free dish soaps
  6. Purchase foods without Palm Oil
  7. Shop Goodwill for kitchen appliances first before buying new

7 Ways To Help A Mother Out While Out and About

  1. Bring Your Own reusable bottle or mug to avoid buying drinks
  2. Bring your own reusable bag for purchases
  3. Say “No” to plastic straws
  4. Refuse disposable or single-use items
  5. Say no to receipts if the option is available
  6. Reduce how much you consume
  7. Shop secondhand first

7 Ways To Help A Mother Out In The Bathroom

  1. Opt for a reusable safety razor as opposed to a disposable
  2. DIY toothpaste 
  3. Take shorter and/or fewer showers
  4. Opt for micro-free skincare products to avoid harsh microbeads down the drain
  5. If it’s yellow, let it mellow. If it’s brown flush it down…
  6. Use a bamboo toothbrush (LESSTRASH for 10% off your purchase!)
  7. Use diluted vinegar and baking soda to clean your toilets and showers

7 Ways To Help A Mother Out For Laundry

  1. Hang dry your clothes
  2. Use wool balls in the dryer to cut down on heat and drying time
  3. Wash with cold water only
  4. Wear clothes multiple times before washing
  5. Use all natural detergent
  6. Clean off the lint collector after each load dries
  7. Hand wash your delicates in the sink

7 Ways To Appreciate Your Mother

  1. Watch the sunrise
  2. Watch the sunset
  3. Swim in the ocean
  4. Walk through the woods
  5. Hike up a mountain
  6. Hug a tree
  7. and kiss the ground you walk on

 

Thank you!

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