Here are some of the benefits: Reduces carbons, making air and water cleaner, energy efficient. After initial investments, it will save costs on utilities, add value to one’s home, and there’s currently eligibility for tax credits. A simple way to start with one’s home is using low and zero VOC paints. Using sustainable products on the exterior, brick and stone masonry, fiber cement board. Repurposing, or donating unused items to resale shops. Planting an herb garden, adding more trees to the property. Putting lighting on dimmers and using LEDS, and don’t forget to turn off the lights when you leave the room! Geothermal heating is a good option, which after initial investment, will save money. At a dinner party, using cloth napkins instead of paper, and glass instead of plastic. Pay bills online, opting for paperless.