Week 25 – Always carpool to the lake cottage

My family has a lake cottage that is less than an hour from my apartment, and I go there frequently in the summer.  Being at the lake with my family is one of my favorite parts of summer.  Since it’s less than an hour away,my family (and extended family) has a habit of driving at…

Typical 50% Green Day

It is about halfway through the year, so I’ve been doing some thinking about the changes in my life within the first 50% of the Green Challenge.  Overall I enjoy doing the Green Challenge, and I am very happy knowing that I am doing my best for the environment.  Here’s a look into my typical…

Week 24 – Participate in community outreach

For 24 weeks I’ve been very involved in my own personal war against climate change.  But, now it is time to take my green attitude further into the community.  I will do this by participating in community groups that share my value for the environment. When I visited the Urban Ecology Center on Earth Day,…

Week 23 – Recycle as much as possible

Although I am already an avid recycler, in the spirit of continuous improvement, I decided to learn more about recycling in Milwaukee to make sure that I’m taking advantage of all possible options.  I pompously thought my investigation would show that I do indeed recycle to the fullest extend.  Wow, was I wrong!  I learned…