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Islands of Sustainability: Mindy Pennybacker

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Want to make your home and lifestyle more sustainable? Check out the book "Do One Green Thing" by Mindy Pennybacker. She's even shared her tips with Martha Stewart.


Mindy Pennybacker
Book Signing
‘Do One Green Thing'
Borders at Ward Center
Sunday, 2-4pm


Do One Green Thing

  • No disposable water bottles
  • Skip red meat 3 meals/week
  • Wear mineral-based sunscreens
  • Spend 30 minutes walking/biking

Grocery Shopping

  • Buy organic: celery, strawberries, potatoes, bell peppers, spinach
  • Okay non-organic: onions, avocado, corn, pineapple, mango, sweet potato

Laundry/Cleaning

  • Wash 4 out of 5 loads on cold
  • Hang dry half your loads
  • Clean with baking soda, white vinegar, club soda, green liquid soap