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Jeff's action: Get groceries without making any CO2

While there isn't really likely a way for you to get there without making absolutely any CO2, what we're going for is that you are walking, biking, or taking some form of electric transportation that is powered by 100% clean energy. Getting groceries is one of those tasks that people do pretty regularly and that is seen as something that can't be done without a car.
Step 1: Is this feasible? read more
You might not think so, but let's take a look. First question is, can you get to a grocery store without making CO2? Can you walk or bike to a store? Do you have an electric or plug-in vehicle? Is there electricity-powered public transportation nearby? If not, look at the Drive Less guide and see if you can do that one instead.
Completed on June 5, 2009 at 12:30 a.m.
Step 2: Make a plan read more
Ok, so you've found a way to get there, now how do you get all of your food back? Backpacks are great, as are reusable shopping bags (they are sturdy and hold lots of stuff). You can always recruit help in carrying things from friends and family. Another option if you are biking is a trailer. Talk to people who you know who've done this or find people on this site who have successfully completed this guide for more ideas.
Completed on June 5, 2009 at 12:30 a.m.
Step 3: Stick to it read more
Try it out for a few weeks and see how it works. If you are encountering problems, ask for help and talk to people on this website. If you are succeeding, check this off and you're done.
June 5, 2009
I'm pretty good about this one. I walk to Safeway all the time and even ride my bike to Whole Foods.
Completed on June 5, 2009 at 12:30 a.m.
All Done!
Tomo Says:Great Job!
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Tomo Says:This one time, for my birthday, I got a cake and a brand-new bone. It was awesome.
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