BY ON March 24, 2011

From Abbie Walston at Farmer’s Daughter: why her family’s green lifestyle choices weren’t enough – and why industry has to do its part.

We learned to live simply, more sustainably, and along the way we found our lives to be more fulfilling. And now, over 7 years later, I’ve come full circle. I feel that I’ve made as many changes to my lifestyle as I’m able or willing to make. I don’t feel like a hypocrite when I say that it’s industry’s turn, and I’m going to do my best to see it happen.

I need to be politically active if I want to see positive changes happen on a larger scale. Though I’d much rather watch the Science Channel than C-SPAN, I’m making efforts to be more aware and involved in environmental legislation. I need to be an educated citizen; I need to vote; I need to take political action.

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TOPICS: Activism, Politics, Pollution