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How to Make the World a Better Place

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How to Make the World a Better Place

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July 27, 2016

Five words or less(NewsUSA) – Sponsored News – Each morning is the beginning of a new day and another chance to make the world a better place. Think your actions don’t make a difference? Think again!

Taking small, mindful actions for positive improvement can have a great impact on your community and inspire others to do the same. There are so many opportunities to do good for the planet, and many of them are right under your nose.

Here are three ways you can do your part to make the world a better place…all before 10 a.m.

* Concentrate on your morning routine. So much of what we do in the morning can be condensed to consume less and do much more. Try to reduce your water usage by shortening your shower time and don’t let it run while you brush your teeth. Make your own coffee and lunch to cut down on food packaging waste. Carpool to put fewer vehicles on the road and get to know your co-workers.

* Engage in “mindful” acts of kindness. Make it a point to hold the door open for a stranger, compliment your co-worker’s outfit or new hairstyle, or buy a snack for the person behind you in line. To be kind is an act of solidarity, and doing good for others will inspire members of your community to do the same. Kindness is the currency of change: spend wisely and often.

* Learn about new ways to recycle. Did you know that Malt-O-Meal cereal bags can be recycled through a free program in partnership with TerraCycle, a New Jersey-based recycling company? To begin with, Malt-O-Meal bagged cereal creates 75 percent less packaging waste than boxed cereal with a bag inside. Through the MOM Brands Cereal Bag Recycling Program, you can ensure that none of it ends up in the landfill and raise money for charity at the same time!

For more information, please visit www.terracycle.com.

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