YOU’VE PROBABLY HEARD THE EXCUSE BEFORE: “I would be more environmentally aware, but it’s just so much more expensive.” It sounds like a valid excuse: after all, one can hardly be expected to starve themselves in order to benefit the planet. Turns out, though, it’s not really true. put together this infographic on the cost of being green, and the results are pretty surprising: making environmentally friendly decisions are actually the more economical decisions, especially when it comes to raising kids. So the next time you hear that, “being green is too expensive,” excuse, show them this.