Seniors Going Green!

Seniors Going Green!

Did you know that climate change, affects human health and disease? The Third National Climate Assessment’s Health Chapter states that climate change will exacerbate existing health threats like respiratory and cardiovascular disease. “Save the earth” is more than buzzwords, it is a global crisis. The great news is that there is still time for change and seniors have the power to make it happen! There are about 52 million retired Americans who are 65 or older and the U.S. Census Bureau expects that number to double by 2060! If every senior makes steps towards sustainability their change will impact the future! Small steps towards sustainability: Use alternative transportation like walking or car-pooling Use a programmable thermostat Recycle Use reusable straws Eat less meat Buy green products Recycle electronics Start a home garden Think about your water usage Weatherproof your home Buy seasonal food Bring reusable bags to the grocery store These tips are great green home practices that need little time or...
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