It's the little things.

It's the little things.

Simple, inexpensive things you can do to help the planet

 
 
 
 

Why?

Sad (environmentally unfriendly) puppyAt It’s the little things, we love pets as much as the next person, but some new research has concluded that owning a dog is the equivalent of driving a SUV.

The primary source of carbon emissions isn’t your pet’s poos, but the production of meat to feed him. One of the best things you, as a person, can do for the environment is to eat less meat. The same goes for pets. If you can afford it, you could give vegetarian pet food a try.

Another alternative to giving up the companionship of the-only-one-in-the-world-other-than-your-mother-who-truly-loves-you-unconditionally is to buy carbon credits to offset the impact of your pet.

It almost goes without saying that you should always get your pets spayed and neutered to prevent more little carbon factories from coming into the world.

Sad as it is to say, it may be time to say so long to Spot.

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