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Be the Woman You Want to Be by Elisabeth Wilson, Infinite Ideas

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125. Try a low carb diet

We’ve all got one, and most of us have a bigger one than we ought to. Yes, our carbon footprint is a key indicator of just how green we really are.

So what exactly is this guilt provoking measure, and how can you reduce yours? A couple of years ago few had even heard the phrase ‘carbon footprint’. But now we’re all fast becoming carbon literate, if not yet neutral.

A carbon footprint is the measure of the total amount of greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere as a result of things we do in our everyday lives such as travel, shopping, washing, even watching TV! Your footprint is made up of two parts: the direct or primary footprint; and the indirect or secondary footprint.

The primary footprint measures our ...

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