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Bobbie’s buzz: Stylish ways to go green

The sum of many small changes can add up to a major collective impact. In honor of Earth Day, TODAY style editor and Bobbie.com’s Bobbie Thomas shares some stylish ways we can all help to preserve our planet.

Reduce!
The number of plastic bags people consume daily is staggering. You can significantly cut back on plastic waste by investing in a stylish canvas bag to help tote groceries or take to the farmers market. One suggestion: Together Bags by Thursday Friday. They not only help you make a positive environmental impact, but are also a fashion favorite. (Prices start at $45; ThuFri.com)

Reward!
Use your money to send a message and purchase products from companies that strive for sustainability. A great example is Wholearth Beauty, which not only uses USDA-certified organic ingredients, but is also packaged with 100 percent post-consumer recycled materials. (Prices range from $22 to $65; Wholearthbeauty.com)

Recycle!
Sign up for an account with Recyclebank.com and get something back for going green. You can earn points and prizes for making a positive impact on the planet, and use those points with a variety of retail partners. (Recyclebank.com)

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