Confession: When I was supposed to give up something for Lent growing up, I failed miserably. (Sorry Mom & Dad!) Whether it was chocolate or swearing, I caved at some point.
Instead of failing again at a petty sacrifice, I decided to make a 40-day commitment in 2012 that could make an environmental impact. Some of my potential options... "Going vegan for 40 days"? Overdone. (Plus, many people are vegan by choice... like the Skinny Bitches, LA & this Team Vegan Philly. It would be like one of my friends saying "Guess what! I'm going eco-friendly for 40 days." Yawn.) Zero-waste household? The Johnsons have already documented their transformation.
So, I decided to go back to my roots... My 40 day challenge is