Green is the New Black 0

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Going green has become one of the most popular catchphrases of late. Green is everywhere, we will even go ahead and say that green is the new black.

Green is the new black

Black is classy, black is forever, black is also one of the most harmful colors when it comes to leaving carbon footprint on the planet. Going green is in. Everywhere, you can witness people embracing the green way of living . Being eco-friendly can be termed as almost a ‘trend’. The difference is that it is more than a trend, everyone is doing it and will be doing it for a very long time to come.

Eco-awareness – People are aware of global warming and consider it a threat. They want to reduce their carbon footprint on the world and contribute their bit in whatever way possible. Wasting is frowned upon, dirtying the environment and surroundings is frowned upon, anything that leads to the planet’s resources being not used sensibly is frowned upon and why not? People are increasingly becoming more and more aware of the need to protect the planet, especially for the well-being of their future generations.

An eco-friendly lifestyle – Being eco-friendly entails giving up all wasteful habits and tweaking our systems to incorporate changes that will benefit the environment in every possible way. You can find changes in –

  • Food- People are buying more organic foods, they are even growing their own. Organic labels are in vogue as people move towards a healthy diet and give up processed foods .
  • Clothing – Eco-friendly textiles and fabrics are all the rage. People are opting for clothing made of sustainable materials like hemp, bamboo, organic cotton etc. These are bio-degradable .
  • Homes – Eco-friendly homes are all about using eco-friendly methods whether they be the décor in your living room, your bedroom furniture or the water-saving flush you just installed in the bathroom. Even flower vases and carpets are made of organic materials or are in organic shapes. Kitchen utility items like cutting boards, knife holders, dinnerware , etc, all are preferred if they are made of recycled , upcycled or sustainable materials. One can say they are preferred more. People do not mind paying a few extra bucks for an item that is labeled eco-friendly.
  • Lifestyle – Whether you take a long vacation or take your kids to school, everyone is adopting eco-friendly methods like hiking, cycling, walking and car-pooling.

Black is the safest choice when you are getting dressed for any occasion . they say you can never go wrong with the color black. When it comes to your lifestyles, you can never go wrong with green.

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