Earth day is next week, so I thought I'd go green today. It is sometimes hard to imagine that changing your behavior can change the world. I have always believed that in a world of things spiraling out of control, sometimes the only thing I have control of is my attitude. So, if I am the best person I can be, hopefully my neighbor will try to do the same. And my family. And my readers. And my friends....and then what do you know...all of the sudden we are a force to be reckoned with.
I suggest making small changes if you haven't already. It's hard to give up bottled water....but I can take 10 seconds to refill my bottle at night. My big "duh" is never remembering my shopping bag. I can change that, I just need to put forth more effort.
One of the biggest changes I have made in my consumer habits is how I read. I have an ebook reader. If I can get a book electronically, instead of paper printed, I do. At first, it was different. But I love it now.
What I am interested in are some relatively painless changes I can make. We've changed almost all our lightbulbs. As our appliances need replacing, we have chosen energy efficient models. We recycle (for the most part--we can do better). What else? What are some things you are doing that make you feel better about sustaining the planet? I've read suggestions on some sites....but I am interested in some "real life" experiences.