Being a homeowner is both wonderful and challenging. Although you are responsible for everything in your home (including your yard), that gives you the right to make changes that those who rent cannot. If you don’t like something, you can improve it.
That’s also why you should be working on making your home more environmentally friendly. You have the power to go green in your house, and this can offer several benefits. Not only can you save money in the long run, you will do your part to protect our planet. It starts by reducing your carbon footprint.
By Jennifer McGregor, med student and vegetarian who is concerned about climate change. This is her first blog post for Sierra Club Southwest Michigan Group.Read more