Eco-Living Project

See the Page: Eco-Living Project for a summary of the project in 2007-2008 that started this along with thoughts and goals for this on-going attempt to lower our carbon footprint.

Sept 2019 -Eco Living Project :

  • Gasoline — 40 gallons
  • Natural Gas —0
  • Wood — 0
  • Electricity — 374 kwh (so under the 600 kwh)
    • includes running the dehydrator to preserve food
  • Garbage — 20 pounds (4%)
  • Water — 4100 gallons (34%)
  • Consumer Goods — $250  (30%)
    • includes Christmas gift
    • includes Kim: shoes, wool socks, 3 t-shirts for winter, 1 jeans, and new pjs
    • Includes: Kim new travel bag
    • Does not include: $45 Rx, $400 eye doctor visit + glasses, $25 in ebooks/audiobooks
  • Food
    • $400 at grocery store
      • includes $30 donation to food pantry
      • includes $60 in take-out

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What I’m reading: Braiding Sweetgrass

What I’m listening to: sounds of leaves rustling as Michael and Jasper walk through them.

What I’m doing: Still working on the project for my church and still learning Welsh

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