Product substitution is relatively easy and something most of us are tuned into when two similar products have different prices – now we’re working with two products with different environmental benefits and costs. General themes to look for are environmentally preferable companies instead of conventional brands, reducing waste by getting products with less packaging, and sourcing as locally as possible.
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Principle #2: The gains of fuel efficient vehicles are lost if you drive more often because you have one. Hybrids are a great step toward fuel-efficiency and better transportation, but they need to be combined with driving less whenever possible if you wish to reduce your carbon footprint and your oilprint. If you get in […]
Principle #1: If an environmentally friendly product doesn’t work, don’t assume the same of all environmentally friendly products. Just as you would only assume any other brand’s performance only reflects on the brand, assume the same for environmentally friendly goods and services. If a product doesn’t work, try a different manufacturer, and if you repeatedly […]