Going Green

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Green Living

“Going green” and adopting an environmentally friendly lifestyle may be all the rage, but truly changing your lifestyle and habits can be a challenge. If you know where to look, though, the Internet can be an important part of your sustainable world. The resources in this Web guide explain how to reduce your environmental impact in ways big and small. So get started with green living, and even find out where to connect with other green people and organizations.

Going Green

There are many ways to go green, whether you choose to make tiny changes or drastic ones. If you’d like to make your life a little greener, or better understand environmentally friendly living, use this section to learn what going green entails and how it might apply to you.

Dulcinea's Insight

  • Signing up for a daily e-mail with simple ideas for green living can be a good way to remind yourself about going green every day of the year. Ideal Bite is a lighthearted, sassy site with down-to-earth tips that anyone can follow.
  • When reading about green living, you may encounter acronyms like LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), used in rating green buildings; and LOHAS (Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability), a term created by the Natural Marketing Institute.

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