One of the best ways to make your lifestyle greener is to make small easy changes in your routine. Find something you do often, and then look for ways to reduce, reuse, or recycle.
Grocery shopping is one of those opportunities. It’s something you have to do, and you probably do it often. By making small changes and eco-friendly purchasing choices, your weekly grocery shopping routine can be an easy way to make your lifestyle greener.
Here are five easy things you can do to make grocery shopping greener.
Recently, it’s been impossible to watch the news or pick up a newspaper without being reminded of the huge mess of oil spewing into the Gulf of Mexico. When I see an environmental disaster like that, it sometimes seems too big for me to do anything about. I’m not the type of person who will drop everything and hop a flight to the beach to help clean up tar balls. Those folks have my respect and gratitude. But a lot of us, while sympathetic to the issues and willing to contribute, don’t see an easy way to make a positive impact. Well, I recently found a really simple way to contribute to the oil spill clean-up efforts. I was also amazed to learn how quickly oil can be cleaned up with hair. Yep, I said hair. Don’t worry, I’m not asking you to shave your head. Curious? Read on…this is fascinating.