By: Beth Aldrich
New parents want what’s best for their baby; parenting is a full time job without sick days or paid vacation, which leaves little room for your other concerns – like being mindful of the environment. Life is overwhelming enough, so while you’re managing your home and budget and raising your family, keep it simple when it comes to living eco friendly. By taking small steps everyday and making green a part of your every day, you are creating a profound positive impact on the planet: a gift for your child’s future.
Each of these simple suggestions below will bring you and your family one step closer to living an eco-friendly life, and it’s well worth the effort.
The most important eco-friendly thing a new parent can do is to accept that they are one person and they can only do so much. It’s o.k. to take easy small steps towards living a greener life because in the long run, the small steps really add up to big benefits. By keeping the Three R’s (Reduce, Reuse and Recycle) in mind every day, parents can ensure that they are maintaining a green household.