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Top 10 Green Faux Pas

Kari McLennan

This list is based on observations I've made about the little things we can do every day to be green. Little things are important because they keep good green practices front of mind and visible to others, hopefully causing others to join in. To find out how you can make the biggest impact, calculate your total carbon footprint. 

Here are my top 10 green faux pas:
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Lauren Strec said:


Imagine what a difference it would make if everyone followed these super-easy habits! This entry is on today's "Hot on ChicagoNow:"

Kari McLennan said:


Thanks Lauren. Every little bit counts!

GCLivin said:

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Excellent article, everyone should correct these faux pas in their homes. But what about faux pas committed outside of the house? Live Green, a membership organization that provides support to green businesses in the local community and secures great discounts on everyday green products and services for consumers is currently offering a 54% discount on a 1 yr. Membership through

Kari McLennan said:


Thank you. Outside the home is important, too. These were just meant to address in the home (mostly).

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