Is it Green to Be Green? Green Lifestyle vs Typical Lifestyle -the infographic compares the costs. Infant 0-18months - cloth diapers ($336) vs Diapers ($1599) Cost of playing outside (FREE) vs Cost of watching TV (age 3-18) is $1421 Goes through life from 0 - empty nesters - end result? Green Lifestyle costs $489,758 vs Typical lifestyle $559,659 It is cheaper to go green.
I support 'going Green'...however, keep in mind, "Green" product companies are also in it to MAKE MONEY. Many of these things you can MAKE so much cheaper, with what you already have in your home. The investment in time to find them is well worth it.
Eco Office. The new Office Depot Small Business Index reports 61 percent of small businesses are actively trying to go greener and 70 percent anticipate becoming more environmentally conscious in the next two years.
"The average company savings per full-time teleworking employee is $ 10,000 annually" (it's even more when switching from employees to virtual assistants/professionals) Going green at the office infographic