Every parent knows the challenge of having kids, and everywhere you turn there are gadgets and tools to make parenting easier. But at what cost?
Disposable culture is still on the rise, landfills continue to fill up at record speeds, and the lessons we teach our children couldn’t be more important with global warming becoming more of a reality every day.
Here are a handful of little steps parents can take to reduce their family’s carbon footprint.
What IS a carbon footprint?
Greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide (CO2) contribute to pollution and global warming. Our carbon footprint refers to the amount of greenhouse gases generated by us or things we consume.
Things like driving a car, heating and cooling your home, and products we buy all contribute to our carbon footprint. The goal is to red...