10 Ways to Fit Being Green Into Your Lifestyle

This guide is in partnership with Mrs. Meyer's Clean Day.

10 Ways to Fit Being Green Into Your Lifestyle
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Today, we’re teaming up with two Made to Matter brands, Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day® and Justin’s® to share a starter pack to reducing your eco footprint.

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1. Try Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day® Products: These cruelty-free products are made with uncomplicated ingredients that are effective on dirt and grime. Available at your local Target or on Target.com.

1. Try Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day® Products: These cruelty-free products are made with uncomplicated ingredients that are effective on dirt and grime. Available at your local Target or on Target.com.

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2. Opt for Justin’s® Over Generic: Reach for snacks like nut butter with a conscience. They’re made with high-quality ingredients and with an effort to simplify the supply chain during production.

2. Opt for Justin’s® Over Generic: Reach for snacks like nut butter with a conscience. They’re made with high-quality ingredients and with an effort to simplify the supply chain during production.

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3. Turn Off the Water While You Brush Your Teeth: Think about how many glasses of water you could fill with the running tap while you brush your teeth. Twice a day.

3. Turn Off the Water While You Brush Your Teeth: Think about how many glasses of water you could fill with the running tap while you brush your teeth. Twice a day.

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4. Go Paperless With Your Bank: Paper mail is SO twentieth century, and chances are you’re checking your inbox much more often than your mailbox. This one is a no-brainer!

4. Go Paperless With Your Bank: Paper mail is SO twentieth century, and chances are you’re checking your inbox much more often than your mailbox. This one is a no-brainer!

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5. Choose a Reusable Water Bottle: Word is that it takes one thousand years for a plastic water bottle to biodegrade?! Instead, invest in a reusable water bottle or tumbler to get your daily H20.

5. Choose a Reusable Water Bottle: Word is that it takes one thousand years for a plastic water bottle to biodegrade?! Instead, invest in a reusable water bottle or tumbler to get your daily H20.

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6. Compost: It’s time to hop on the compost train. Most food scraps are compostable, yet we still toss ‘em in the trash day in and day out.

6. Compost: It’s time to hop on the compost train. Most food scraps are compostable, yet we still toss ‘em in the trash day in and day out.

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7. Make a DIY Herb Garden: Go green by growing greens. Try a DIY vertical herb garden in a sunny spot in your home for some homegrown food and seriously beautiful decor.

7. Make a DIY Herb Garden: Go green by growing greens. Try a DIY vertical herb garden in a sunny spot in your home for some homegrown food and seriously beautiful decor.

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8. Reach for the Vegetarian Option: You would not BELIEVE the amount of water that goes into raising animals. Skipping the meat on occasion makes a major environmental impact that’s well worth it.

8. Reach for the Vegetarian Option: You would not BELIEVE the amount of water that goes into raising animals. Skipping the meat on occasion makes a major environmental impact that’s well worth it.

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9. Dish Towels > Paper Towels: Ever notice how fast those bulk packages of paper towels disappear in your home? Minimize your paper towel usage by replacing with cloth dish towels.

9. Dish Towels > Paper Towels: Ever notice how fast those bulk packages of paper towels disappear in your home? Minimize your paper towel usage by replacing with cloth dish towels.

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10. Breathe New Life into Second-Hand Furniture: Repurpose, repurpose, repurpose! A quick fabric and staple gun treatment is all you need for a major facelift and your own one-of-a-kind furniture.

10. Breathe New Life into Second-Hand Furniture: Repurpose, repurpose, repurpose! A quick fabric and staple gun treatment is all you need for a major facelift and your own one-of-a-kind furniture.

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