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Green living is on everyone’s mind these days but do you really know what it means to live green? It’s more than simply separating the trash into different bins to be picked up or using energy saving light bulbs. Green living affects every aspect of your life. Making your home more energy efficient is a great way to start living green but there is so much more that you can do. For example, buying fuel efficient vehicles, car-pooling or simply cutting back on how often you drive by walking whenever it’s practical are all part of living green.

Living green also includes the following areas of your life:

  • Food
  • Clothing
  • Personal hygiene products
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Drinking water
  • Toys
  • Laundry products
  • Pet products

 

Basically, every aspect of your life can reflect green living in some way. Each time you go shopping for anything you should know what’s green and what’s not. Learn how to host a green dinner party or how to barbeque the green way. The more you learn, the more of an impact you can make when it comes to reducing the amount of resources you use.

Education is the key to green living because it’s the only way a person can learn what it truly means to live green. You need to learn about the problems the world faces, what caused them and what can be done to help. The more information you have, the easier it will be for you to make decisions that have a positive effect on the environment. When you’re ready to learn more about green living, there are many online resources that can provide the information you need.

Lisa Mason, Professional wordsmith for hire: gamer, wife, mother, entrepreneur, published poet, co-owner of game guides company, public speaker and Internet business consultant. You can learn more or follow Lisa’s blog from her website: http://www.freelancewriter4hire.com

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Author: Lisa A Mason
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