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5 Things You Can Do For Animals This Earth Day

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Posted April 22, 2013 by peta2 staff

Today is Earth Day! Loving the Earth means loving all the animals in it… but what can you do to show them both some extra love this year? Glad you asked. :) Here are 5 super-duper, easy-peasy things YOU can do for animals:

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Find out how toilet paper can help YOU save the planet.

mtc-water-bottle-missionSave water and animals by adding an eco-friendly message to your water bottle. Get 1,000 Street Team points to exchange for FREE stuff!

collage-earth-day-infographics-factI know, some of your friends don’t want to hear it– but knowledge is power and a fact is a fact. When you share one that is common knowledge (albeit often ignored), you’re putting it out there and believe me, it will resonate! One of my personal faves: According to the United Nations, raising animals for food generates more greenhouse-gas emissions than all the cars, planes, ships, trucks, and trains in the world COMBINED. A staggering 51 percent or more of global greenhouse-gas emissions are caused by animal agriculture, according to a report published by the Worldwatch Institute.

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Most products that are cruelty-free use natural and organic ingredients. Plus, buying products that aren’t tested on animals means you’re not supporting a multi-billion dollar industry that generates harmful toxins and wastes a scary amount of energy and resources on ineffective and unreliable experiments. Get a FREE peta2 Cruelty-Free Shopping Guide.

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We’ve said it before but one more time for the cheap seats in the back: MEAT’S NOT GREEN! Adopting a vegan diet is the easiest and most significant way to reduce your carbon footprint, hands down. As if saving more than a hundred animals a year wasn’t reason enough, right?

So how did you celebrate Earth Day this year? Let us know in the comments below!

Be the change,
Helena

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    799 days ago

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    I made a vegan mud pie and hung out with my favorite friends and animals. :)

  • 1533 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    kool, im ganna try to get through woth all of these…nice ideas peta2!

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