>>>*<<<The Official BYC Go Green Club!!>>>*<<< *Please Look!*

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  1. ChickLover98

    ChickLover98 The Chicken Princess

    Apr 24, 2010
    Pennsylvania
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    Hello! This is the Official BYC Go Green Club! Together, we can help the Earth become a better place! There will be new activities posted and ways to help the environment! If we work together, we WILL make a difference!

    Do you want to join us and make a change? If you would like to help us make a difference, PM me with your username and something you have been doing to help make a change. I will add you to the list of members! Lets see if someday, some how, we can get 100 members, working to help the environment!

    Ways YOU can make a difference:
    *In the winter, turn your thermostat down and in the summer, turn it up a little to save energy and money!
    *Unplug any unused chargers. Even if the device is unpluged, the charger is still using up energy.
    *Wash your laundry in cold water.
    *Every now and then, just take a walk around your yard and collect trash.
    *Recycle! If you don't have a local recycling orginazation, you can find other ways to reuse your "trash"!
    *Reuse your bottles and plastic silverware, etc!
    *Try to avoid using plastic water bottles. Instead, use reusable bottles that you will re wash.
    *Take shorter showers with colder water. (I know its torture!)
    *Take a shower instead of a bath. Showers often times use up less water than baths.
    *Use CFL lightbulbs in place of energy consuming bulbs.
    *Hang clothing out to dry instead of using an automatic dryer.
    *Try composting instead of throwing food and stuff out. It makes great fertilizer!
    *Turn off lights around the house when youre not using them.
    *Let your chickens free-range! It cuts down on feeding costs and is good for the yard, too!
    *Grow your own garden! Its a lot of fun and you can sell the veggies!
    *When buying a car, choose one with high MPG.
    *Hunt for your own food, or fish for your own food in place of buying it at a store.
    *Feed leftovers to chickens etc instead of pitching them.
    *Pay bills on line to generate less paper waste.
    *Use reusable grocery bags, but if you do use plastic, reusethe plastic bags as garbage can bags etc.

    *MORE TO COME!


    What do you know? Going green can also save you some green!

    As a member, please post things that you have been doing to help the environment!

    Our motto is... "REDUCE, REUSE, and RECYCLE!"

    Members:
    1.ChickLover98
    2.BobwhiteQuailLover
    3.eenie114
    4.chickenshagg
    5.44Wolves
    6.RAWR
    7.TigerLilly
    8. M to the Maxx
    9.wolftracks
    10.thecphoenix
    11.Nikky
    12.channonchickens
    13.Symphony
    14.chubbydog811
    15.<3ChickenForever
     
    Last edited: Mar 14, 2011
  2. BobwhiteQuailLover

    BobwhiteQuailLover Country Girl[IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.

    Sep 25, 2010
    Wisconsin
    I will join! [​IMG]
     
  3. ChickLover98

    ChickLover98 The Chicken Princess

    Apr 24, 2010
    Pennsylvania
    Great!
     
  4. eenie114

    eenie114 Completly Hopeless

    Awesome idea. [​IMG]
    I've been shortening my showers... pure torture, I tell ya. Nothing I love more than hot water in the winter. [​IMG]
     
  5. Gerbil

    Gerbil Oh, Crazy!

    Jun 24, 2010
    Quote:I admit to the love of hot water in the winter too!! It's cold..... [​IMG]
     
  6. ChickLover98

    ChickLover98 The Chicken Princess

    Apr 24, 2010
    Pennsylvania
    Thats a good idea!
     
  7. chickenshagg

    chickenshagg THE ALPHA ROO

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    I am not a fanatic about being green but I do think that beeing green means more gr$$n in my pocket.

    I use CFL in as many of my lights as I can.
    I recycle through the trash company as well as recycle for cash in my pocket.
    I use a "high efficiency" washer and drier.
    I hang clothes to dry when possible.
    I have energy star rated appliances.
    I have my thermostat set at 63.
    I have a energy efficient wood burning fireplace that I am able to heat with.
    I compost everything I can. That reduces my trash and creates fertilizer for my garden.
    I have a garden and grow a lot of my own vegetables.
    I let my chickens free range as much as possible. Reduces feed and helps the yard.
    I continuously turn off lights around the house.
    I take cooler, shorter showers. (Now if only I could get my wife to do the same)[​IMG]
    I reuse plastic bottles for water.
    I use a soda maker in place of buying soda at the store.
    I hunt and fish for food.


    Now I know my vehicles are not high fuel efficient and I have a boat that could never be called fuel efficient and I'm sure that there is more to be done to be GREEN but these are the things that I have done so far.
     
  8. ChickLover98

    ChickLover98 The Chicken Princess

    Apr 24, 2010
    Pennsylvania
    Great! Yup! Going green can save you some green, too! [​IMG]
     
  9. eenie114

    eenie114 Completly Hopeless

    Sixty-thr-r-r-ee deg-g-g-grees?? [​IMG]
    I get cold easily. [​IMG]
     
  10. awesomefowl

    awesomefowl Argues with Goats

    Knock some green paint over your head and you will be "green" too.
    I don't believe in being "green" but think people should become more self sufficent and know where their food comes from.
     

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