Monday, June 16, 2008

Some Stuff You Should Know

Biodynamic: organic crop cultivation that emphasizes the interrelationship of soil, plants, and animals.

Carbon footprint: the amount of greenhouse gases emitted through the combustion of fossil fuels due to human activities.

Cradle-to-cradle: an efficient, waste-free production technique - all materials are recycled, reused, or composted.

Greenwash: to pretend you're green when you're not in order to impress potential customers or friends.

Light-green: making incremental, not drastic, life changes to help the planet.

Locavore: someone who prefers eating locally produced food.

Sustainable: capable of continued production with no long-term effect on the environment.

Xeriscape: landscaping that incorporates drought-resistant plants and doesn't require much watering.

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