By peoplestaff225
Updated October 12, 2007 01:00 PM

Update: The winners and what they do to make their home eco-friendly for their family…


  • We joined a CSA and only buy locally grown fruits and vegetables.
  • We clean with green detergent and wash in cold water only.
  • We leave the lights off and the curtains open during the day.
  • We hand down all our clothes.
  • We recycle.
  • We use public transportation and/or walk over 90% of the time.
  • We limit air conditioning use to one room in the house during the summer – and not all day long.
  • We vote GREEN whenever possible and give money to environmental causes.
  • I nursed the kids.

  • Juliana
    • we use only natural cleaning products. reuse grocery bags, eat onlyorganic products. We visit the farmers market and support localfarmers. We use soap and shampoos that are all natural ( you have tobasically special order this on the internet) Walk when we can, etc.It’s actually very cute, when my little one asks for milk she actuallyasks for organic milk.

  • Christine
    • using non-toxic cleaning material to clean everything
    • using reusable bags when shopping
    • recycling
    • buying food from farmers’ markets
    • eating organic food/whole foods
    • using cloth towels as much as possible in the kitchen

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