Today is about reflection and new beginnings, I hope you’re all enjoying your day!!!
12 ways to live more RESPONSIBLE + LOCAL in the NEW YEAR:
- Donate to a local charity: West End Performing Arts Center, Hammond House, Wrens Nest, Friends of the West end Park, Etc. Support local institutions!
- Use the Beltline-get your bike, walking shoes and get going!
- Attend SATURDAY MORNING FITNESS CLASSES (10am) in the West End Park
- Attend Neighborhood + Park Clean ups (and Neighborhood meetings) for dates check upcoming events. Park Clean ups are usually 3rd Saturday/every month.
- Volunteer to tutor (after-school) at Brown Middle School, call (404) 756-6414
- Order your recycling bin…call 404.330.6333.
- Host a West End swap or participate in one!
- Support local businesses: Coffee Shop, Print Shop, ACE etc. We don’t want those businesses we like to close.
- Write a letter and complaint to Kroger (corporate) about our stores condition. You can do it via email by visiting: https://customer.kroger.com/comments/comments.aspx or call 1-866-221-4141 or mail letters to: 1014 Vine Street Cincinnati, Ohio 45202-1100. The condition of our local store is sub-standard! Visit the Edgewood store and compare! They can do better!
- Work to make our schools + local library better!
- Use our GOODWILL store wisely by donating items in good condition + shopping there.
- Participate in our West End Neighborhood Yard Sale organized by Percy (end of the summer)
- Give the West End lots and lots of LOVE!
For general tips on living green visit: http://ecogreenbags.blogspot.com/2009/12/25-ways-to-be-more-eco-friendly.htm