This is a guest post by Michelle Peng, who collected these resources on realistic ways to go green in everyday life.
5 Unique Ways to Go Green if You’re Living in a Dorm [EDITOR’S NOTE: I laughed out loud at the idea that “It might be more expensive . . . buying a small set of dishes, bowls, and silverware instead of paper goods.” I still have more than half of the dollar-store dishes I bought when I started college in 1991!!! Imagine how much money I’ve saved and how much garbage I’ve prevented! UPDATE: You can see those dishes in my photo tutorial on how to wash dishes in a stall shower!]
10 Painless Ways to Go Green with Your Pet [EDITOR’S NOTE: These are focused on dogs and cats. If you’re choosing a new pet, a vegetarian animal has a smaller environmental footprint and may even protect you from identity theft!]
Feel free to share more helpful links in the comments!
UPDATES: Here are some ideas for Sustainable Living Without Breaking the Bank, and here are some more Green Solutions for Your Home, and here is Bob’s Solar Power Hobby Site with lots of information about solar power!