Why go green?
Many people ask themselves this question everyday. What are the benefits of going green? What does “going green” even mean? At Go-Green Training, we want to help you answer all your green questions. Here you will find facts, tips, myths, and all the information you need to make going green easy.
It’s the little things…
Going green doesn’t have to be a massive production. Being more “green” can be as easy as making some small changes in your daily habits. Did you know that you could save as much as 675 gallons of water a month by turning the faucet off while you brush your teeth or shave? Or that Recycling 1 glass bottle causes 20% less air pollution and 50% less water pollution than when a new bottle is made from raw materials? Even the smallest green steps have a big impact. Learn more about 10 easy ways to go green, going green 101, and myths about going green.
The big picture…
Now that you’ve learned about the little things you can do to go green, start to focus on the big picture. What if? What if everyone in the US took the same green steps you took? What if everyone in the world took the same green steps you took? Think about this…
- Every ton of recycled office paper saves 380 gallons of oil
- Energy saved from one recycled aluminum can will operate a TV set for 3 hours, and is the equivalent to half a can of gasoline
- Glass produced from recycled glass instead of raw materials reduces related air pollution by 20%, and water pollution by 50%
- One ton of carbon dioxide that is released in the air can be prevented by replacing every 75 watt light bulbs with energy efficient bulbs
And these are just a few of the ways you can participate in the bigger picture of restoring the environment. To keep learning about ways you can impact the environments positively, check out the links on the left.