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How To's and Tips

For Bay restoration to be a success, we all must do our part. Our everyday actions - from fertilizing our lawns and using water to driving our cars to work and school - have a major impact on the Bay, one that can't be fixed by government and non-profit restoration partners alone. By making simple changes in our lives, each one of us can take part in restoring the Bay and its rivers for future generations to enjoy.

Reduce Waste

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Go paperless when possible. Email documents, share electronic files and review documents on a screen instead of printing to reduce the amount of waste produced.

Reduce Emissions

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To cut back on the emissions caused by commuting, encourage working from home or biking, taking public transit, carpooling or walking to work.

Save Energy

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Encourage co-workers to shut down their computers, power off their monitors and turn off the lights when they leave the office for the day.

Be Bay-Friendly at Work

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Encourage your coworkers to be Bay-friendly by packing trash-free lunches, recycling office paper or using less water and electricity.

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