Being aware of the Environment around you seems to be the new trend in Minneapolis, especially since the state continually wins awards for being Greener and more environmentally friendly than most other states.

Scientists say that everyone of us produces a certain amount of carbon just by living our daily lives, whether it be breathing, driving, using electricity, or walking the dog. This carbon emission is what leads to greenhouse gases and global warming, according to some scientists.

To see what your carbon emission footprint is for you, your family, and your business, visit http://www.safeclimate.net/. It will put you into one of the five categories below. My family came in at “much less than avg” as we use as little energy as possible, and combine our errands into one big trip (instead of multiple trips).

Look for my post in the upcoming week on how to help make your home more “green”.