When it comes to green building materials, the push – at least here in the United States – has increased by quite a bit. The focus on the health and overall condition of our environment has become considerably heightened in recent years, and for good reason. Without taking action, our environment will, to put it very bluntly, die, and we are the only ones who can stop that from happening.
There are many ways in which we can help save the environment, if only by just a little bit. For one, you can bike or walk to work instead of taking your car (and if you live too far away, public transportation also often provides a good alternative). You can also simply take shorter showers and make more of an effort to turn the water off while in the middle of brushing your teeth or doing the dishes. Using reusable bags when going grocery shopping is a small change to make, but one that is likely to save you money in the long run, as taxes for paper and plastic bags have become commonplace in