Terra Wellington, Green a Little, Save a Lot

December 29, 2010 by  
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How Individual Families Can Address Global Environmental Issues in Their Own Homes Beyond Recycling and Reusable Shopping Bags Terra Tells us how Going Green Means Saving Green! Everyone is talking about “Going Green” these days, including President Obama, but how can the average American family make changes without feeling overwhelmed? What can families do at home, beyond recycling and reusable bags, to join the cause for a more sustainable America while keeping tightening budgets in mind? There’s a myth out there that says in order to go green; you need to spend green. But Terra Wellington, author of the new book The Mom’s Guide to Growing Your Family Green: Saving the Earth Begins at Home hitting shelves on March 17th (St. Martin’s Press), could not disagree more. In fact, Terra believes the opposite is true – by practicing green living, both inside and outside the home, you can not only help the environment but you are also able to save money. From lowering energy and water bills to supporting local farmers and businesses, the benefits of going green are endless. In this segment, Disney Family.com spokesperson, Terra Wellington, can offer advice on simple, affordable choices-from food shopping to family vacations to transportation, Terra breaks down current green issues and offers simple tips that will get every family on the path to living a more environmentally sound life. She will also share information on a new Disney Family.com survey about how families are

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All about Green Living by Hart of green

March 15, 2010 by  
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Green is a term we here every where now a days. Green houses, cars, clothing, food, cleaning products these are the terms we generally come across. Green living really mean living in a way that will not harm the natural balance of things. This is a healthier lifestyle for both us and for the planet.  Our bodies were designed to run very efficiently according to what nature has provided.

There are some simple changes which help for green living.

1. By reducing the garbage which we produce.

2. Change out incandescent bulbs for energy efficient, fluorescent ones.

3. Turn lights and fans off when leaving a room.

4. By reducing water usage and  Install low-flow shower heads.

5. By carrying cloth bags and eliminate the need of plastic ones.

6. By Examine the packaging of the products you purchase and always purchase products whose packaging is recyclable.

7. By clearing out the chemicals, where the chemical labs are producing more chemicals which pollute the water. It is not much easy to prevent the chemicals but there are many safe effective alternative ingredients which come from other sustainable sources.

Living green really does not make any difference but it is a healthy choice for all of us. Small changes you can live with will have a greater impact in the long run. So it is a duty of us by living green and to keep the society green. Green controls the harmful gas producing by the industries. It gives oxygen and observes carbondioxide. Not only for the health; it also gives pleasant mind and reduces all tensions. It gives tension free mind for some time.

Making some simple, and non simple, changes in your place that is house, work place, and other places where we live can help the environment and slow down global warming. It makes much difference if we spend a little time every week.

Switching to electronic billing is a great way to reduce paper consumption, saving trees and reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the process. A lot of people are afraid of online billing but the truth is that it’s probably safer than snail mail. Home office equipment consumes less energy and allowing people to work from home obviously avoids their commute. As long as employees are reliable and able to work on their own, there is no reason to not allow them to work from home a couple days a week to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Coming to work places if we operate a retail stores encourage a Reusable Shopping Bags. Using reusable bags helps cut down on greenhouse gas emissions, reduces pollution, and helps keep our planet beautiful.

Government also taking necessary steps to live their countries green. Green Living is nothing but making a conscious decision to incorporate modern technology, energy, and a commitment to conservation practices in our everyday lives. So, first step we can all take toward green living is being aware of our habits that will have a negative impact on the environment, and then secondly taking the necessary steps to change them.

People have many reasons for searching out more organic and natural products.Making sustainable choices are an important component of green living.There are many ways to adapt green living into your life by taking a look at your home. This small change can bring much relief for the environment for future generations. There are so many other products out there than help make Living Green a reality at http://www.hartofgreen.com/