10 More FREE Ways to Go Green

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Tip #8: Want to green your smartphone but don't have the cash for countless apps? Check out our library of free apps and get your download on. Photo: Flickr/William Hook

7. Choose a veg-based meal

We’re not saying that eating meat is bad. But the livestock industry does carry a pretty heavy footprint, causing many earth-lovers to opt for a vegan or vegetarian diet. If you’re not ready for a full commitment, try serving a vegetarian or vegan meal to your family once a week.

Not sure where to start? We have a huge library of vegetarian recipes that are sure to please. Try our low-waste, compostable and back-to-school recipes to get you started.

8. Green Your Smartphone

Since your smartphone is such a big part of your life, why not make it greener? We know, paying $2.99 here and $1.99 there can add up over time, leading many smartphone users to avoid the temptation of the app store all together.

But don’t miss out! Whether you use an iPhone, Android or Blackberry, there are loads of free apps that will help you go green, including Earth911′s very own iRecycle app. Check out our library full of free green apps and start increasing your battery life, finding better hiking trails and more.

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