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I Am Trying to Be More Green

Little steps to help make the world a better place. 3,444 People

    I Am A Technowomble - i live like a womble picking up anything that looks useful especially old electrical equipment/broken computers and the like  i use them for spare parts or...
    keith64 keith64 46-50, M 3 Responses Jan 23, 2011

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    Goodbye Car! - As an Environmental Science major in school, I always have been somewhat aware of the impact I am making on the Earth. Living in a major city, it has been easier to...
    girlbythebay girlbythebay 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 19, 2011

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    Saplings Progress. - With this year's climate being really hot - it's a challenge to get these off the ground to a good start.This is spathodea tree ( takes some years to grow )
    woodland27 woodland27 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 6, 2013

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    Use less stuff. Drive less. Want less. Share more. Treasure what I have. Avoid Plastic. Plant a tree. Ride a bicycle. Encourage others without preaching to them. Think before I buy...
    MysticalSkeptical MysticalSkeptical 41-45 2 Responses Dec 6, 2013

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    Reduce Reuse Recycle (thanks Jack Johnson!) - First of all, the song by Jack Johnson that introduces the three R's is really cute. But that's not what I came here to say really. My...
    soulee soulee 22-25, F Jun 17, 2012

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    Using recycle bags instead plastic when grocery shopping or in general!!! :) go green recycle plastic!
    freespiritgal2777 freespiritgal2777 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    Not Very Succesfully. - Our local council has an initiative to cut waste to landfill.  Along with the reasonably priced compost bins, they are offering a discount on waste...
    avatarunknown avatarunknown 51-55, F 5 Responses May 9, 2012

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    The "green Thing" - I'm embarrassed to be adding this at such a late date but I need to clarify that I did not write this.  I received it as an unattributed email from a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 28 Responses Oct 20, 2011

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    Proud to Be Green - I have been trying to be more green for about 3 years now.  After seeing all the devastation happening in the various parts of the world through "...
    princessmommy princessmommy 31-35 27 Responses Jan 7, 2009

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    I Am Trying To Be More Green Too! - But almost every time I go to Trader Joe's I forget my TJ's bags and need to get another paper bag! :)
    mama12345678 mama12345678 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 12, 2013

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    I Hate Water Wasters - our country is in a water shortage crisis and we still have to  suffer ignorant people who don't give a damn for future generations or the creatures...
    jinda jinda 56-60, F 8 Responses Nov 4, 2007

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    I Actually Am Trying to Be Green - Growing up, i have never really thought too much about protecting our environment or even realizing that we live in a world of limited resources...
    yoshi413 yoshi413 26-30, M 3 Responses Dec 4, 2007

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    I Am Trying, But, I Am About To Probably Say Something Not So Pc Of Me! - We do all sorts of things around us in an effort to be more green.  We recycle anything and everything...
    DorothyofOz DorothyofOz 41-45, F 6 Responses Jan 10, 2011

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    Here Is A Thought. - I have a thought, I want to be more eco-friendly, so I can be healthier. So what I do is I try to save electric, one day soon I may change my cosmetics to more...
    Christian02 Christian02 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 4, 2013

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    Its a Start - i already dont drive anywhere, and my daughters school is right around the corner so i plan to walk her there everyday. i just recently switched all my clorox...
    antiyou antiyou 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 23, 2008

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    Look, Look... - Haven't we done well getting tshese panels installed on this handy outbuilding. Actually, maybe we're getting a bit ahead of ourselves here. Owing to it being the...
    londonwestman1 londonwestman1 51-55, M 1 Response Oct 27, 2012

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    Mutant Lichen? - My task, and I've chosen to accept it, is to put up a pleasing photo of our SSSI. This is a little steep corner of our farm that has be designated a Site of...
    londonwestman1 londonwestman1 51-55, M 1 Response Nov 2, 2012

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    I Am Trying To Be More Green But - I am trying to be more green but lately I have no idea what it means.On one hand my recycle can is higher then my trash, so what.I use my bike...
    robin2967 robin2967 46-50, M Nov 6, 2011

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    Living With A Voise - My name is Katelyn, I have a voice in my head. He tells me what will happen. He is not always right, but most of the time he is. He says that I Mis interpret...
    Katelynlab Katelynlab 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 14, 2013

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    Homemade Toothpaste - I made found this recipe while traveling along the magical interwebs and thought I'd share it. It's meant to re-mineralize teeth and keep your mouth cleaner...
    MeenKalag MeenKalag 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 28, 2013

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    Green But Not An Idiot - Today at the store, I found myself comparing trash bags. Both packages were the store's brand.  Both packages had roughly the same number of bags.  For...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F Feb 15, 2012

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    I Made a Green Facebook App - I went for dinner with some folks and started talking about the environment. We discussed Terapass (http://www.terrapass.com/) which offsets ...
    wync wync 26-30, M 5 Responses Oct 3, 2007

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    Being Green Ain't Easy! - Although I like to think of myself as someone who cares about the Earth, I can only offer limited help. Okay, I'm not ashamed to admit that I'm rather...
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 22-25, M Aug 26, 2011

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    So Its A Little Different - So I'm an artist by trade, I'm a metals sculpture, with a twist.... I only work in recycled found objects. I find too much of it in the world and it...
    metalmenace metalmenace 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 31, 2012

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    It's all I ever really want to do. I'm an environmentalist at heart, and I feel that I'm called to raise awareness about environmental issues and encourage others to live green.
    RadicallyGreen RadicallyGreen 16-17, F Mar 9

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    Reduce, Reuse. Recycle. - I do! I have always been a natural kind of girl. I don't dye my hair, I wear very little makeup, mostly leave my looks to their own devices. I just like...
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 10, 2008

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    Slow Down - It turns out driving 68 rather than 70 on the highway not only will save you money on gas but it also good for the atmostphere according to enviormentalists. I'm giving...
    SocialRomance SocialRomance 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 17, 2012

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    They're saying that it's beginning to be dangerous to swim in the ocean, health wise... What does that say about the world we live in today ?!
    SincerelyJasmineXO SincerelyJasmineXO 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    I Have Been a Real 'treehu... - I have been a real 'treehugger' for years.  I recycle everything I can and sometimes won't buy certain items unless their containers CAN be...
    Cheleanne Cheleanne 66-70, F 2 Responses Oct 13, 2007

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    Lots of Things Are Green.... - I remember being about 10 years old and recieving a package in the mail from my aunt that contained a book from the Kids for Saving Earth...
    CallipygianVenus CallipygianVenus 21-25, F 7 Responses Feb 6, 2008

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    Recently - I switched to energy efficient light bulbs and started walking to work instead of driving.  Next step I plan to take is to cut back on products with lots of...
    eromreven eromreven 26-30 2 Responses Dec 29, 2007

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    Wiccan - Hello, my magickal name is Willow SummerRaven, but most know me by Kennedy. I'm Wiccan. Nature is my life and the base of my religion and therefore I try to be as green as...
    nyxwicca3 nyxwicca3 16-17, F 1 Response May 25, 2012

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    Changing Out of Necessity. - Just a few changes I've made in the last month. I... Take the bus everywhere. Refill my water bottle instead of buying bottled water. Save all my...
    immaheidi immaheidi 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 18, 2009

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    Reluctant Meat Eater - One of the worst things humans do is eat meat. The acres of farm land required to sustain cattle until slaughter is far greater then the amount of land...
    eyeless1 eyeless1 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 21, 2013

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    Planted Saplings. - Planted 6 saplings in a rural school compound 4 months ago, 4 died due to several causes, and 2 are growing - they are 2 feet now. Can't wait until they turn...
    woodland27 woodland27 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 14, 2012

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    Green - Green,I'm trying,Want to clean up,Reduce waste,Playing my part,Doing what I can,Won't you join me?Let's be green.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Oct 19, 2011

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    I Found The Best Solution! - As a stay at home mom I have begun to look into green living. Slowly I started changing things around my house but kept finding I didnt have extra...
    daltonkristen90 daltonkristen90 18-21, F Feb 7, 2012

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    As Days Go By - As days go by,I'm becoming greener,Playin' my part,Savin' the world,The way to be,If not,There's no future!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Jan 16, 2012

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    Recycling - Well, I can't say I've been that motivated to recycle everything.  If I didn't live in such a small apartment, I would like to keep a bin for cans and maybe glass...
    gardyngurl gardyngurl 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 14, 2007

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    Always Been Environmentally Conscious - I am definitely an environmentalist. Our whole family is. As far back as I can remember we've tried to conserve resources and use what's...
    ts92 ts92 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 19, 2012

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    I Believe - in recycling to bad you can't with family members life would be so much easier if you could i've been recycling for over 25 years i started in high school its harder to...
    wotaloser wotaloser 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 4, 2011

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    Green Is the New Black. - I shut off the lights when I'm not in the room.  I turn off my computer when I'm not using it. I walk or take the bus. I reuse...
    BarNapkinPoet BarNapkinPoet 22-25, F Jan 21, 2008

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    Recycle - I live in a small state that does not have a lot of resources for recycling, but we do what small part we can do. Newspapers, and cardboard go to the Goodwill store...
    butterfly62 butterfly62 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 6, 2008

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    I Could Not Change My Sad Life - I couldn't how can i start to write my problem my english so badly, but I'll try to explain my clear story iam unlucky all my life i was sad...
    abdo33000 abdo33000 18-21 Jul 7, 2012

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    The Little Things Really Do Add Up... - I think one of the best things that came out of the Live Earth concerts were the little tidbits in between sets about what we can all do to...
    Della Della 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 10, 2007

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    6 Changes I Have Made to Live a Greener Life - There has been a lot of talk about environmental awareness. We've all heard it. Some of us think it's important, some of us...
    hibislo hibislo 31-35 32 Responses Oct 10, 2007

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    Just Do It - Well about a year ago I went to this makeshift school that was setup to give me an education about future companies and green practices. I learned quite a bit and...
    Owleeeeease7 Owleeeeease7 36-40, F Jun 1, 2012

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    I've Always Believed In Green - i work in nuclear power... my plant has been online for over 30 years and we have yet to emit any greenhouse gases. The coal plant on the south side...
    astounded1088 astounded1088 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 6, 2012

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    Taking Part. - I have been trying to do my part in healing our planet by recycling and teaching my childern the importance of recycling.  I have also been encouraging friends...
    bissbass bissbass 16-18, F 1 Response Oct 6, 2007

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