Changing our habits requires education, time, and dedication. Just a few years ago I would get annoyed by the 5-cent plastic bag fee at the supermarket. Today, I get annoyed when they offer me plastic bags at all. That’s a huge change, and all it took was a change of mindset.
It’s more common for businesses to consider their role in the environment and society, helping set a better standard for conducting business
. With businesses taking a step-up, it’s important that we do the same at home, spurring some questions: does this make me a hippie? Will it be expensive and difficult?
The answer to all these questions: not necessarily.
For the second year in a row, Rivanna Natural Designs has been honored by the non-profit B Lab as Best for the Environment.