Most people know what going green means. However, few know the practical steps that can be taken to achieve this lofty ideal. This piece takes a look at some of the best ways to go green. Most of the methods covered here are relatively cheap to implement, ensuring that you can start making a positive impact on the environment right away without feeling the pinch.
Embrace local organic food
Choices about the food we eat are ingrained into our habitual routines, so it is often difficult to make changes to where our food comes from.
However, a good way to go green is to make sure you don’t eat food that has travelled more than 1,500 miles to get to you. Most of this faraway food is unhealthy anyway, and by making your personal stand you will be doing your bit to discourage long distance food industries.
Embrace green transportation
Embracing green transportation means getting a bicycle, walking, and taking a bus more frequently. It also means ensuring that you drive more slowly, on fully inflated car tires when you need to use the car. Similarly, combine your trips where possible and take the train for longer journeys.
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