Green living means becoming more conscious of the world around you, your place within it and your impact upon it. It is a lifestyle choice that seeks to live in harmony with nature, by adopting a more sustainable way of life.
To key to green and sustainable living is in understanding that the resources of this planet are not infinite, and that they can be exhausted. This is why we should all do our best to conserve water, fuel and energy, seek sustainable, alternative energy sources wherever possible so as to reduce our carbon footprint.
As a consumer you also have the power to make a difference by shopping conscientiously, buying only organic food that’s grown naturally and free of dangerous chemicals and pesticides, and avoiding products that have proved ecologically disastrous such as canned tuna or cosmetics made from palm oil.
Tanya Jackson (I think I will call her the Evironmental Warrior), has taken the time to send us the below article, she has written on Starting a Vegetable Patch. Again many thank Tanya for taking the time to do this, I am sure Self Help Followers will benefit greatly. more »
The popularity and adoption of organic food throughout the world has increased dramatically over recent years. The term organic refers to how agricultural crops are grown and processed. In order to label any product as organic certain requirements must be met by the farmer or producer. Organic crops must be grown in good, clean soil, be free of genetic modification and must be planted separate from conventional crops. Farmers cannot use bio-engineered genes, synthetic pesticides or petroleum based fertilizers. Organic livestock, meanwhile, must be allowed outdoor access and be provided with certified organic feed. They also cannot be given growth hormones or antibiotics. more »
by: Greenn BrownWith an increase of inorganic and unnatural products, your life and the nature that surrounds you is in great jeopardy. In this scenario, you can create a change in your life and take the green road that will help in making your surroundings healthier. If you wish to lead a clean and green life then there are many interesting eco-friendly products out there that you can consider. more »