Share your best tips and tricks for living the green life here in Carrollwood and Northdale.
Earth Day 2013 has come and gone, but the need to protect the planet never goes away. That's why we're looking to hear about all the great ways Carrollwood and Northdale residents are working to preserve and protect the Earth. From composting to creative recycling, we want to hear what you do to minimize your carbon footprint, reduce waste, and just live a greener lifestyle. Please tell us in the comments below or upload a picture to show us how you're doing your part!
Blogger Chad R. Herman suggests turning recycling into a game for your kids.
Start them young and your kids will build lifelong good habits. This goes for habitually striving to help our planet, says Carrollwood-Northdale blogger Chad R. Herman. In his latest blog, Herman advises parents to turn recycling chores into a game. "What’s the No. 1 reason that people don’t recycle and people don’t do things to help the earth?" asks Herman. "It’s an inconvenience, it’s not part of the normal day, and it’s not FUN." Read more on Herman's suggestions on making recycling fun here. Better yet, post your own blog on Carrollwood-Northdale Patch here. We're looking for bloggers to share a variety of interests, opinions and expertise.