Spring has finally arrived, signaling great opportunity to spring forward to a new commitment to sustainability. It is time to shed the winter doldrums and complacent attitude, clean out our living spaces and our heads and enjoy and get engaged in Nature’s annual rebirth.
We here at LGBG hope that our readers and supporters will commit or recommit to living a green and sustainable life.
The first step to achieving a sustainable lifestyle lies in the adoption of a mindset of sustainability. We all need to recognize that since the industrial revolution, people in western societies have erroneously held the belief that we could keep using the Earth’s resources for goods and services without concern for the environmental or social impact of these activities. Now it is important for each of us to understand that we must use the Earth’s natural resources responsibly with the understanding that they are a loan and must be returned to the earth through a circular process that permits life on Earth to continue. In fact, we should aim to ensure that our life cycles cause no harm to the environment and actually improve it. Read More →