In the wake of last week's catastrophic oil spill, still growing in the Gulf of Mexico, many people are feeling helpless as to what they can do in their personal lives to stop supporting offshore oil drilling and the use of oil in general.
Fortunately, our everyday lifestyle and purchasing decisions matter. We as individuals have the power to help reduce our country's reliance on oil, and to influence companies and government to make a shift.
Don't need to wait for Congress to pass a comprehensive climate bill to make lifestyle changes that reduce your oil consumption — heed these simple tips and help reverse this environmental tragedy, one plastic bag at a time.
- Mitchell Flexo
(Via Huffington Post)