Ask the average person what “green living” looks like and you’re likely to get responses filled with bucolic imagery – an organic garden with charming, hand-written plant identifiers, crisp white sheets drying on the line, and other, decidedly agrarian pictures. Continue reading
Reusable grocery bags were once an unusual sight, but they’ve crossed into the mainstream and that’s a good thing. Ideally, every consumer would take their own bags into the grocery store – for every trip – and plastic bags would go the way of the dodo bird. Continue reading
These days, the green message is carried so loud and clear that it’s become a part of our public consciousness. Green is cool. And that’s a good thing!
But it’s also easy to be overwhelmed with all of the choices and decisions that have to be made. Add in the confusing “green” advertising perpetrated by many corporations, high prices and lack of cool style on many green products and what you have is one hot mess.
Instead of getting overwhelmed by all there is to do, try focusing on doing just one thing. Mother Teresa said, “If you can’t feed a hundred people, then just feed one.” And Confucius encouraged that “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”