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Glossary

Sustainable living- Is a lifestyle that begins with a personal choice to reduce the amount of earths natural resources and

Going green- Is the act of being eco-friendly. The green movement is a huge phenomenon that is taking over for the best!

Eco-friendly- Is living in a way that treats the earth in a friendly manner.

Recycle- A process of turning old products into new products to prevent waste, reducing pollution and reduce energy usage.

Compact Fluorescent Light bulbs (CFL’s)- Energy efficient light bulbs that contain 75% less energy and last up to 10 times longer than incandescent bulbs.

VOC’s- Stands for volatile organic compound. They are organic chemical compounds, which have high enough vapor pressure to significantly vaporize and enter the atmosphere.

Compact Fluorescent Light bulbs (CFB’s or CFL’s)- Energy efficient light bulbs that contain 75% less energy and last up to 10 times longer than incandescent bulbs.

Carbon footprint- Carbon footprint is the amount of green house gases emissions produced by a person, organization, or events.

Solar Panel- Solar panels use the renewable energy from the sun. They are an environmentally and safe way to use and conserve solar energy.

Carbon Neutral- Going carbon neutral refers to leaving no carbon footprint.

 

 

 

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