Yuka Yoneda

6 Green Ways to Help You Keep Your New Year's Resolutions

by , 01/02/12

7 Green Ways to Help You Keep Your New Year's Resolutions, new year's resolutions, resolutions for 2012, 2012, new year's, better 2012, resolutions, green resolutions, green new year's resolutions, green lifestyle

EAT HEALTHIER

We all know the nasty health issues associated with processed foods, so why not make 2012 the year you change your eating habits for the better? Nowadays, many cities have farmers markets with fresh veggies, fruits and more and a lot of supermarkets have sections devoted to food that was made or grown locally. Making these kinds of foods a larger part of your diet is of course better for your health but it also means less CO2 emitted because these items don’t have to be trucked across the country or flown from other parts of the world.

7 Green Ways to Help You Keep Your New Year's Resolutions, new year's resolutions, resolutions for 2012, 2012, new year's, better 2012, resolutions, green resolutions, green new year's resolutions, green lifestyle

SAVE ENERGY (and $$)

One of the easiest resolutions to nip in the bud right now is to save energy and money by installing an electricity monitor like the Kill-a-Watt. If your TV and other appliances have power-save modes, make sure that they’re all turned on, and switch out your light bulbs to CFLs or LEDs. You’ll definitely want to continue being mindful about turning off your lights and appliances when they’re not in use during the rest of the year, but making these small changes right now will get you off to a great start.

Related Posts

LEAVE A COMMENT

or your inhabitat account below

Let's make sure you're a real person:


  • Read Inhabitat

  • Search Categories

  • Recent Posts

  • Recent Comments

  • Browse by Keyword

get the free Inhabitat newsletter

Submit this form
popular today
all time
most commented
more popular stories >
more popular stories >
more popular stories >
Federated Media Publishing - Home