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The Impact of Buisness

While trying to reduce my environmental impact this week, it was incredibly difficult to go to my job and watch my efforts be squashed. For every way I have tried to reduce my impact, The Elm’s Pizza has created a greater amount of environmental damage. Since this is my place of employment, I do not intend to give The Elm’s a bad name and curtail its business.

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Prepare for Impact

Initially, I thought that decreasing my environmental impact would be fairly easy…I was wrong. I felt the hard impact that no impact week can have on a person. I will be honest, I am not a pleasant morning person. My daily routine involves a shower and a hot coffee or tea to lighten the stress. I have completely cut out the morning beverage in order to reduce the amount of waste I produce and energy that I consume.

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No Impact Week: Living in a Prepackaged World

Today I had a serious struggle against our good friend, plastic. One of my main goals was to cut down on the amount of prepackaged items that I bought or consumed. This is surprisingly an incredibly difficult task. Wether it was the snacks that I so desperately wanted to munch on to the plastic wrap of a new video game I purchased, I found myself being constantly reminded of how much plastic is used and wasted in our every day lives.

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