Going green -- with or without the government

Gene Marault
Gene Marault tries to consider the environmental impact of every decision she makes. The way she sees it, "green living benefits not only the Earth, it also improves the lives of human beings."
MPR Photo/Nikki Tundel

Gene Marault was devoted to environmentally-friendly living long before the term "carbon footprint" hit the scene. She worries that too many people are waiting for government legislation to address climate change. She says there are plenty of things individuals can do on their own to take responsibility for their planet.

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