So, what is greener, washing dishes by hand or by machine? As with most things, there are a number of variables to consider:
Overall Water Consumption
Life Cycle Impact
FEEL A TWINGE OF GUILT EVERY TIME YOU DRIVE SOLO?
IT'S EASY TO GIVE YOUR CONSCIENCE AND THE PLANET A BREAK.
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The average commuter burns 340 gallons of gas a year, creating a 3.4-ton cloud of CO2.
Pop-quiz: which adds more greenhouse gasses to our atmosphere: motorized transportation or livestock? Producing 2.2 pounds of beef generates as much greenhouse gas as driving a car non-stop for 3 hours, according to a recent study. For more info on the food-climate connection, go to www.chesapeakeclimate.org.