It's easy to say you know how the Green movement works– you've
read the blogs, follow the Twitter updates, and talk with your
well-to-do friends about the latest trend in Green living
regularly. But living an eco-conscious lifestyle isn't exclusively
for the well-off. Indeed, often the most environmentally savvy and
economically practical among us are the everyday blue-collar
workers– those who protect our green spaces and practice smart
living without making a big fuss or, often, without realizing it at
all. The Hook goes under the Green movement radar and talks with
those locals who can really say they live an environmentally
friendly life– and they remind us of the little things we can be do
to stay on the eco-conscious front line.
Darrell Camper Darrell
Camper– Landscape Supply, Inc.
One time, it was fall and everybody was
cleaning up leaves. One of our few responsibilities on the golf
course that I worked at was to pick up the neighborhood leaves. We
collected dumptruck after dumptruck of them in tremendous piles. We
had a dump site on the property where we would collect topsoil, and
there were holes dug for it. Occasionally, they got a little deep.
That was where we...