If you already take steps to try and live a clean, green lifestyle but are interested in further steps that you can take to go green, you’ve come to the right place. Simply continue reading to learn 5 clever ways to go green, without too much effort. As every green action that you take can make a positive difference in the world.
Swap home grown produce with your neighbors:
If you have enough room on your property in order to cultivate a small vegetable garden, it’s well worth getting together with some of your neighbors in order to grow vegetables for each other. As an example, you may agree to grow lettuce and tomatoes, while another neighbor may choose to grow carrots and pumpkins and a third neighbor may volunteer to grow onions and potatoes. By working together to grow a wide assortment of vegetables, you’ll all reduce your carbon footprints.
Take a staycation:
If you’re used to taking exotic international trips abroad, you may want to do your part for the environment by giving up an overseas trip in order to enjoy a staycation. On a staycation, you can make an effort to use public transportation in order to try out local restaurants and to visit local attractions in your own home city, that you’ve never had the chance to visit before. For example, you may want to tee off at a local golf course or to complete a beach hike which offers phenomenal sea views.
Try using an electric scooter to get around:
If you’re not comfortable cycling, you may want to try using an electric scooter to get around. Especially as many cities offer affordable rentals which you can pay for using your smart phone. If you find it convenient using an electric scooter to commute to work or to get your groceries, you may want to invest in purchasing an electric scooter which you’ll be able to use on a daily basis. If you normally use a car to get around, your electric scooter will pay for itself in a few short months, with the money that you’ll save on gas and maintenance costs.
Consider raising your own chickens:
As locally produced food has the lowest carbon footprint, it’s also a fun idea to consider raising your own chickens. If you have the room to do so. As your chickens will provide you with farm fresh eggs every morning. As an added benefit chickens are extremely intelligent and loyal animals and make exceptional pets.
Choose to receive correspondence through emails:
If you currently get your bank statements, bills and investment correspondence through the post, you can cut down on your carbon footprint by electing to receive all of your correspondence in a digital form via email. As the less paper that is wasted each year, the better.
So if you already are committed to living a greener lifestyle and have been looking for tips and inspiration in order to lead an even greener lifestyle, hopefully you have found a few inspiring tips.