Happy Green Living New Year! It is officially 2015 and time to make resolutions. Having Green Living as your goal is admirable as well as necessary in order to sustain the needs of both man and Earth.
But where do you start? Being green isn’t easy as Kermit the Frog told us years ago. The extreme Green Living ideal of the granola-munching hippie in the woods just isn’t feasible. When you contrast that to the millions of us with 1.5 children who drive an SUV through the Starbucks drive through, well, being ‘green’ doesn’t quite jive. But it can as Green Living is truly no more than simple, actionable steps you can take to be in balance with our planet. Here are three guiding principles to be a friend of the Earth:
1. Waste Not, Want Not. Eliminate waste! Every time you throw something away, stop and think – how can I eliminate this trash? Rather than a disposable napkins or paper towels, use cloth that you can wash. Use real plates, not paper. Can I compost this trash? Make a conscious effort to minimize what you throw away and you’ll be amazed at the waste you eliminate. Read the rest of this entry