It's hard to imagine this city ever being free of pollutants—car and bus fumes leaving trails on busy thoroughfares, smoke billowing out of factory chutes, and trash speckling street corners are synonymous with urban living. No wonder an eco-friendly lifestyle may seem unattainable to some. Still, it can be done. Take me, for example. I live in a geothermally heated building, where solar energy is absorbed directly from the earth instead of using resource-depleting gas. Aside from my home, I've added environmentally conscious items to my daily routine, so an average day goes... More >>>