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Three Families, Three Stories of Life-altering Sustainability

Convenience, work requirements, and an urban lifestyle are just some of elements at play that can inhibit our ability to maintain an...


Convenience, work requirements, and an urban lifestyle are just some of elements at play that can inhibit our ability to maintain an environmentally friendly routine. Today, Treehugger reports on three families who got tired of accepting wasteful practices as inevitable and took action, modifying their lifestyles to be more environmentally focused and more sustainable. Each story has a different approach to living in a conservational home:
The first tale is about a family of 4 that decided to see if they could survive for a year without shopping at supermarkets. They grew their own vegetables in their backyard and bartered the extra food for essentials. Living in a smallish city, they were able to rent an acre of land to plant crops as well as keep animals
Head over to Treehugger to check out the full stories of three families' inspired efforts. What steps is your family taking to make the home life more environmentally conscious?
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