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Submitted by on Friday, 26 September 2008No Comment

Yes, the Bennet family dries all of their laundry on a front yard clothesline, cooks many of their vegan meals in a solar oven, and grows their own produce-but, according to mom, Kyla Bennett, an environmental lawyer, they don’t really perceive those actions as anything special. “Everyone always asks if our drier is broken,” she says with a laugh. “But living this way is so normal for us. it’s hard even to think of what we do as different.” The truth is, these model green citizens not only live in a gorgeous, sustainable home but are completely committed to making every aspect of their lives as low-impact as possible. ‘We feel so strongly that this is the right thing to do,” says Kayla.

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