Taking a Big Bite of Sustainable Living

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
Nov 3, 2010 11:26 AM ET

Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Compa…

Have ‘sustainable lifestyle’ pressures caused you to bite off more than you can chew?  Do you feel a need to ‘Keep up with the Joneses’ ?  You are not alone! 

The pursuit of a sustainable lifestyle  may seem second nature to those already embracing eco awareness and applying sustainability concepts in their daily life.  However, many of our routine daily choices and activities present a challenge in the context of a pursued holistic sustainable lifestyle approach.  This may cause some anxiety, but it doesn’t have to if managed.   Our eco living consulting finds the key is to avoid comparisons by creating a sustainable lifestyle which is aligned with ‘your’ own personal preferences and value drives.  In a recent post, Finding the ‘You’ in Your Personal Sustainability Plan, we explore sustainable living from a truly unique and personal perspective.  We address the questions: “Where does it begin and does it ever really end?”    As a green living consultant, many of the individuals I speak with share some common anxieties about how to begin and maintain a ‘greener’ lifestyle.  We find it useful to address these concerns with a bit of encouragement: click here to continue reading.

Home to one third of the earth's trees, the Taiga is the largest land-based biosphere and encircles the globe. Its immense oxygen production literally changes the atmosphere and refreshes the planet. It is this continuous renewal that has shaped Taiga Company's vision to drive similar change in the business world. Taiga Company seeks to be the "oxygen for your business".