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Earth Day 2018

As part of RiverRock’s commitment to being more environmentally conscious, please join us in finding something you can get involved with now to make your mark in the fight against climate change.

Here are a few simple and easy tips to help you go green, protect the earth, save money and make every day Earth Day. You can make a difference!
1. Turn off unneeded lights at work and at home
2. Join a local park, river or beach clean-up
3. Use environmentally friendly, non-toxic cleaning products
4. Replace inefficient incandescent light bulbs with efficient CFLs or LEDs and reduce your carbon footprint by 450 pounds a year
5. Carpool, ride your bike, use public transportation or drive an electric or hybrid car and reduce your carbon footprint by one pound for every mile you do not drive
6. Keep your tires properly inflated to get better gas mileage and reduce your carbon footprint 20 pounds for each gallon of gas saved
7. Stop using disposable plastics, especially single-use plastics like bottles, bags, and straws
8. Recycle paper, plastic, and glass and reduce your garbage by 10% and your carbon footprint by up to 1,200 pounds a year
9. Change your paper bills to online billing. You’ll be saving trees and the fuel it takes to deliver your bills by truck
10. Read documents online instead of printing them
11. Set your office printer to print two-sided
12. Collect used printer, fax, and copier cartridges to recycle
13. Use reusable bottles for water and reusable mugs for coffee and tea
14. Bring reusable bags when you shop
15. Consider using reusable utensils, trays, and dishes in your office