Green Glossary

Green Glossary

Just what is sustainability? What is organic? Do I have a carbon footprint? And what exactly does it mean to be green?

Alternative Energy: Usually environmentally friendly, this is energy from uncommon sources such as wind power or solar energy, not fossil fuels.

Yarok: The Hebrew word for the color green

Many of these definitions are adapted from glossaries produced by the Environmental Protection Agency, Energy Star and the United States Department of Agriculture.

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