Work Less, Play More, Save the Earth!

A new study shows that working too many hours is bad for our planet.
By Stephanie Bloyd
December 2007/January 2008


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Working long hours is not only bad for your health, it’s bad for the environment, too. Longer hours means using more resources, producing more stuff and relying on wasteful convenience items, which go against the green mantra “reduce, reuse, recycle.” Unlike 127 other countries around the world, America doesn’t have a minimum paid leave law on the books. The U.S./Canadian organization Take Back Your Time has launched a campaign for legislation that will guarantee workers three weeks of paid vacation. Visit www.timeday.org to learn more. And if you really want to help save the planet, work less, produce less and play more!









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