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How To Be Green Austin Mychaels

How To Be Green

Austin Mychaels

Published June 11th 2012
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Kindle Edition
42 pages
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How to be green? That’s a million dollar question which is on everyone’s mind. Consider this- Environmental protection agency or EPA for short, has recently declared that most of the waste that the world dumps into landfills is recyclable. While it’sMoreHow to be green? That’s a million dollar question which is on everyone’s mind. Consider this- Environmental protection agency or EPA for short, has recently declared that most of the waste that the world dumps into landfills is recyclable. While it’s hard to break the habits that we are born with, but we can start with a small change. The biggest problem with going green is that people tend to think that in order to make a real difference- they have to change all their life style at once. However, that certainly is not the case. The journey of green living starts with the small steps. Some of the important questions that green living requires us to answer are- how we buy our stuff? Is the stuff environment friendly? Is there any chance that it can lead to increase in carbon footprints? And most importantly, how we dispose our waste? Just consider these questions before purchasing, using or disposing anything and you are on your way towards green living. This is one of the most effective green ideas that can actually makes the difference in the world we live in. Let’s have a look at various aspects of green living and the green facts that we can use in our life, to contribute our bit towards the environment.How to be green for kids?As everyone knows, kids are most difficult to deal with when it comes to forcing someone to use green products and practices. However, if you become successful in inculcating the habits of green living in them at a young age, they will keep on using these practices for all their life. As children imitate the actions of their parents, it would be best if you change your habits. Once you do that, the change would be reflected in your kids. Encourage them to place the recyclable waste in the recycle bins and also, you can encourage their habits of green living by rewarding them every time they follow your instructions such as switching off light bulbs etc. These green tips go a long way in decreasing the carbon footprints for their brighter future.Next critical factor that you should consider while inculcating green living habits in your kids is how to be green at school. When you talk about schools, the first and foremost part that comes in to play is the mode of transportation for schools. As we all know, the transportation pollution is one of the major reasons for the increased carbon footprints. That’s why- our main area of focus should be to decrease this pollution and wastage of precious resources such as petrol and diesel. For this, you can arrange a meeting with other like-minded people in your locality to incorporate green ideas for transportation- for instance, car pooling. Car pooling is one of those green ideas that can prove to be highly effective in saving our environment and as well saving a lot of money for you.If you want to make a big difference as far as incorporating the green living practices in your kids’ school, you can form a team with like-minded parents and arrange a meeting with the principal of the school. In this meeting, you can stress upon the fact that how green living can save our environment and how to be green at school can save the school a lot of money. The school can use this money for purchasing Eco friendly products such as solar water heaters etc, to make additional, substantial savings. You can go one step ahead and advise them to make a separate department in the school to promote the usage of green products at schools.Celebrating earth day every year is a crucial step towards educating people from different spheres of life for incorporating green living technology in their lifestyles while efficiently answering the very important question- How to Be Green?