OK, so our household’s annual Conservation Month has come to a close. Um, it would not bear mentioning had I not spoken about it back at the start of our endeavor.
To sum up: total.bust.
Well, almost. I did manage to use up some of the pantry items that were nearing extinction, and we’re still conserving the paper towels as though they’d been spun from gold. Beyond that, not much to report. Let’s just say that I hope all of the little things you can do to save the earth/energy/sweet cash-dollars that were plastered all over the media on Earth Day are effective. “Little” I can do. Switch out the light bulbs? Sure. Try to remember to bring the cloth bag I’ve set aside for small trips to the store? Gettin there. One of these days I’ll even finish the arsenal of totes I need for the weekly shopping. Be a little more miserly with some of the discretionary spending? I’ll…look into it. See? Small things call for small steps. Eventually they add up.