Earth Day 2015 marks the 45th anniversary of Earth Day celebrations. Every year, the Earth Day movement grows bigger. The year 2015 will see thousands of eco-friendly citizens taking green actions in 192 countries around the globe! (Earth Day Network)
Simple ways to Go Green start at home.
If you are in the mood to Go Green on Earth Day and every day, download these FREE smart phone apps. These apps can help you make eco-friendly changes in your daily activities. It’s the little things that add up to make a big impact on our planet.
GoodGuide app on iTunes
The GoodGuide app makes it fast and easy to find safe, healthy, green, and ethical products. Download it now so you have it when you need it most – while you are shopping in stores and on the go.
The iRecycle app tells you how, where and where to recycle just about anything. Access more than 1.6 million ways to recycle over 350 materials from electronics to garden, automotive and household waste, as well as the more common glass, paper and plastic products. The app uses your current location or zip code to tell you about the nearest recycle stations, including website, phone number, directions, hours of operation and materials collected.
FOODKEEPER app on iTunes and Android
FoodKeeper by the USDA is an informative app to help consumers reduce food waste. Every year, billions of pounds of food goes into our landfills because people are unsure of its safety. Use the FoodKeeper app guidelines to help you buy, cook, and store food properly. You can save money on groceries and reduce your household’s food waste. You’ll love the photos and specific product pages for more than 400 items. These offer users storage timelines for the refrigerator, freezer, and pantry.
Put and end to junk mail with PaperKarma! Junk mail is such a waste of paper and other resources. With PaperKarma, all you have to do is take photos of the unwanted mail you want to stop. They will automatically contact the Mailer and remove you from their distribution list. PaperKarma® can stop most unwanted mail that is addressed directly to you.
This app helps you make the switch from conventional light bulbs to energy-efficient equivalents. Use it to find the right light bulbs for your home, and view cost and energy savings.
How will you celebrate Earth Day this year? Do you have a favorite Green app? Share it with us in the comments below.
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