Resolving to Go Green in 2009?

December 31, 2008 · Print This Article

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Some of you may be planning to invent New Year’s resolutions to be more green in your everyday life. possibly you already do a lot and you have a specific view like giving up paper towels, or, perhaps you’re still a bit new to the whole green thing and just want to be more green.

Either way, there are some great questions you can ask when looking at new stuff in 2009. One of the three Rs of being green is reduce, so think about some of these questions next date you go shopping.

  • Do I truly need that item?
  • Is that something I could easily borrow?
  • Is there a local alternative I could buy?
  • Is the item (and packaging) recyclable after it is used?

The RiverWired blog has these questions and several more to consider when trying to green your shopping habits. It looks like some of them - do I need it, can I borrow it, could plus help with any resolutions you might be making about saving money.

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