It is a pretty simple philosophy, it can just take some getting used to in your home. We have had ingrained in us for so long now that we just cannot get our homes clean without chemicals. Here is a facebook page that you can check out for Go Green!
This advise is offered on their page...
Taking steps to going green can be easy and inexpensive. Mostly it's about conserving energy and reducing waste.
As a part of this group, you must commit to at least 10 of the following steps:
1. Run full loads in the dishwasher and don’t pre-rinse – it will save up to 20 gallons of water per dish load. (Or turn tap off while scrubbing if handwashing.)
2. Keep the microwave clean to maximize its energy. And microwave instead of using the oven when possible, it’s 3.5 – 4.8 times more energy...
Visit their facebook page and read the full list of 25 great ideas for being 'greener'.
You could also buy the book that the above ideas were adapted from...The Green Book: the Everyday Guide to Saving the Planet One Simple Step at a Time, by Elizabeth Rogers and Thomas M Kostigen with foreword by Cameron Diaz.
I know I'm going to... and probably for everyone I know for Christmas!