You are here: Home Living Sustainability: the Key to a Self-Sufficient Lifestyle [Infographic] Sustainability: the Key to a Self-Sufficient Lifestyle [Infographic] by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg April 28, 2014, 11:09 am We green types get accused of loving nature, the environment, etc., more than human beings a lot. But, from my perspective, an environmentally sustainable lifestyle is pretty human friendly: not only do we all need clean air, water, and soil to survive, but being mindful of our consumption of resources provides opportunities for economic independence, as well. In fact, I’d argue that sustainability is key to a self-sufficient lifestyle in this day and age. Don’t believe me? Well, take a look at the infographic below. If you could largely provide for your own energy, food and water, wouldn’t that put a big dent your expenses? Sure, these things involve work, but I’d take a day in the garden over one in a cubicle, or on an assembly line, at any time. Self-sufficiency isn’t just about providing for yourself and your family; it’s about doing so in a manner that fits your values and priorities. Making your own strides to a more self-reliant, and sustainable, lifestyle? Tell us what’s worked best for you… Need a bigger version of this graphic? Click on it… Vermont Law School Online See more Previous article How to Stop the Water Crisis: Eat Plants Next article HBO #LastWeekTonight Takes On POM vs. Coca-Cola One Ping Pingback:Key to a Self-Sufficient Life - Thehomesteadingboards.com Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Upload a photo / attachment to this comment (PNG, JPG, GIF - 6 MB Max File Size): (Allowed file types: jpg, gif, png, maximum file size: 6MB.