Living The Green Life: Are You?

January 9, 2015

ltglConservation: It’s more than saving the Amazon rain forest. It’s more than preserving wetlands. Believe it or not, some of the most important acts of conservation can actually begin in your own home. When you get home, take a look around. Is the TV or stereo on, with no one paying attention? Are the lights on? Check out the wastebaskets. In your room, look at the dead batteries from your portable CD player lying next to a slice of stale pizza. How about soda cans or old school papers and magazines? And that’s just from the weekend! It’s all going to the dump, right? It doesn’t have to. Not if you’re conservation savvy.

Talkin’ Trash

Your wastebasket is one small tributary into your family’s waste stream–the flow of trash and garbage you put into the environment. In just the last 35 years, Americans have nearly…

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