Green is Universal Eco Eats Challenge!

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 Green is Universal Eco Eats Challenge!
I am participating in a fun fall challenge, Eco Eats, that runs from September 29 until October 17.  NBCU’s Green is Universal is the one who put this challenge together and they have a free tool called “One Small Act” with tons of ideas for living a little greener every day. 
 
I started living a more green lifestyle about 6 years ago and I know first hand it can feel overwhelming.  There are so many areas in you life that can be more eco-friendly; food, personal care, cleaners, health care, clothing and so on.  I strongly encourage others starting to live a littler greener by tackling one area at a time.  The first area in my life I “greened” was my food and food is what I suggest to people wanting to live greener to tackle first too.  This Eco Eats challenge is perfect to help you start out or continue in your journey to living a more eco-friendly life-style.  
 

NBC's Green Is Universal "Eco Eats Challenge

Here’s the list of action you can take:

  1. Eat a vegetarian meal – http://bit.ly/ZYqpTg

  2. Find a healthy recipe – http://bit.ly/1CtR3RR

  3. Eat a healthy organic or natural snack – http://bit.ly/1syVOII

  4. Choose a healthier option for a meal on the go – http://bit.ly/1ryBogV

  5. Eat at a sustainable/local restaurant – http://bit.ly/1t2N3kj

  6. Buy organic eggs – http://bit.ly/1rqiU1F

  7. Buy local produce – http://bit.ly/1utPamX

  8. Buy organic fruits and vegetables – http://bit.ly/1myS0nT

  9. Shop at a farmers’ market – http://bit.ly/1myS86W

  10. Buy ocean-friendly seafood – http://bit.ly/1t2NtXO

  11. Compost kitchen food waste – http://bit.ly/1CtLeUy

  12. Skip meat for 1 meal this week – http://bit.ly/ZYsP47

  13. Pick up your takeout in reusable containers – http://bit.ly/1CtLliP

  14. Plant container herbs or vegetables – http://bit.ly/1qDnd4v

  15. Use a reusable cloth instead of paper towels at home – http://bit.ly/1wNLIli

  16. Fill up your reusable water bottle – http://bit.ly/1CtLGSI

  17. Use reusable produce bags on a shopping trip – http://bit.ly/1utPXnZ

  18. Eat leftovers for 1 meal – http://bit.ly/ZYuy9D

  19. Participate in the “Grocery Shopping Challenge” – http://bit.ly/1pwBpfs

  20. Freeze food that is almost expired in order to preserve – http://bit.ly/1ryD2yV

 I do many of these items already so I have already racked up 30 points the first day!  I am planning on finding a new healthy recipe this week, eating a meal without meat, and purchase reusable produce bags for my next grocery store trip!  I am really excited to participate in this challenge and coming up with new ways to be more green!  

Are you interested in ‘eco-eating’? Join me in this fun “Eco Eats” challenge and visit the free green-living tool, One Small Act.

Everyone who signs-up and tackles at least one action by October 17th will be entered to win one of five 6-month subscriptions to NatureBox.

No Purchase Necessary. Must be US resident and 18+. Read official rules here.

 


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