November 21st, 2013

3 Benefits of Going Green (VIDEO)

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It’s time for my newest video, The Benefits of Going Green! This is the fourth in a series of 5 videos filmed during my trip to New York City and  produced by the amazing team over at Manilla.  Each video covers some of  the many ways we can all lead a greener life. If you missed the first video, 5 Simple Steps to a Greener Life, you can find it HERE. There’s also Eco-Friendly Cleaning Tips and 5 Ways to Go Green and Save Green.

Hope you enjoy!

Benefits of Going Green

We all know we should “go green,” but we don’t all know the reasons why. Here are three important benefits of going green.

1. It saves you money

There are several ways to save money and live a more eco-friendly lifestyle. First, consider switching to energy efficient appliances (affiliate links included). Although it’s a bit of an investment up front, you’ll notice the long-term monetary benefits in your lower monthly energy bills.

Second, unplug your appliances when you’re not using them. Use a power stripto make it easy. Not only will you save energy, you’ll also save money.

2.  It keeps you healthy

Eliminating toxic chemicals found in cleaning supplies, cooking products and personal care items can drastically improve your health and reduce instances of skin, eye and respiratory irritations.

Also, if it’s an option, consider walking orbiking when possible instead of driving or taking public transit. Not only is it a free option, but it will also keep you healthy and active.

3. It has a long-term impact

Going green is a lifestyle choice that has both immediate and long-term benefits. Living a more environmentally conscious lifestyle today helps ensure a more vibrant planet tomorrow. Reducing carbon emissions, recycling, eliminating plastics, and saving water are all ways we can promote long-term environmental health.

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3 Responses to “3 Benefits of Going Green (VIDEO)”

  1. Awesome video! Great for getting the word out there!

  2. Love this — you are fabulous and smart as always. It’s true, being green doesn’t have to be expensive.
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  3. Great video, Lori! The money saving angle isn’t one a lot of people thing of, but it’s so true!!
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I’m Lori Popkewitz Alper, a recovering attorney, mom of three and the Founder of Groovy Green Livin. I hope you'll join me as I embark on a journey to live a healthy life. Along the way I might make a few pit stops to fight for issues that affect the health and safety of our families. Come along with me as I work hard to make the world a little safer for each of us. Together we'll discover that simple, small changes can lead to a healthier lifestyle and a greener planet.

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