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Make A “My Planet, My Part” Resolution!

/ Post by Erica Wills of Polar Bears International
Hello, 2013! I am confident that this is going to be a great year for the polar bear, all because of YOU! Even though the vast majority of New Year’s resolutions don’t seem to stick, I have a suggestion that will be fun, meaningful, and be simple to keep week after week: resolve to participate in “My Planet, My Part!”
Most resolutions don’t stick because they are too complicated, aren’t specific enough, and take too long to see any real results. The beauty of participating in “My Planet, My Part” is that it’s simple and the results are instantaneous! You can choose to take as many actions as you want; even if you do just one, you’re still making a difference.
For instance, you can commit to bringing reusable bags whenever you go shopping: that action will save an average of 1,100 pounds of CO2 every year! Or, you can commit to taking shorter showers, which saves an average of 300 pounds of CO2 each year and reduces the amount of fresh water you use. To make it more fun and competitive, get your friends and family involved and see who can one-up the other in your actions! You can check out these tips for more carbon-reducing ideas.
Login to “My Planet, My Part” and upload your New Year’s pledge to help save polar bears and improve the health of our planet. Not only will you be helping polar bears, but you can proudly say that you accomplished a New Year’s Resolution!