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30 Entertaining Ways to Go Green

I just read Sleeping Naked is Green by Vanessa Farquharson — one woman's attempt to incorporate one new green activity a day into her life for one year. If you are trying to lead a greener life, but sick of feeling guilty about that one cup of coffee you had in a Styrofoam cup last week, this might be the book for you. It is told with a sense of humor and interesting Canadian view-point, but yet has some good ideas as to how to lead a greener life. In celebration of CPL's thirtieth anniversary, here are thirty of the more entertaining (and sometimes downright gross) ideas that Vanessa attempted to incorporate into her life during her one year adventure:
  1. Forgo electronic gym equipment
  2. Switch to recycled toilet paper
  3. Use handkerchiefs instead of tissues
  4. Switch to vegan-friendly dental floss
  5. Invest in permanent laser hair removal rather than shaving and waxing
  6. Pick up litter when you see it
  7. Switch to recycled, recyclable razors
  8. If it's yellow, let it mellow
  9. Sleep naked
  10. Let hair air dry
  11. Use goodsearch.com or ripple.org for Internet searches
  12. Shower in the dark
  13. Cut hair short
  14. Eat food from the pot or pan cooked in
  15. Enforce shoes-off-at-the-door policy
  16. Skip gown at doctor's office
  17. Get massages by people, not chairs or electronic gadgets
  18. Use cloth napkins instead of paper ones
  19. Wear clothes twice before washing
  20. Write smaller and use both sides of each page
  21. No toilet paper for number one
  22. Eat ice cream in a cone instead of a plastic cup
  23. Take navy showers
  24. Abide by the ten-second rule
  25. Drive the speed limit
  26. Drink straight from the bottle
  27. Ask for only green gifts
  28. Drip-dry dishes in dishwasher rack above houseplants
  29. Learn shorthand to reduce paper use
  30. Use scrap paper for bookmarks