The scent of barbecue is synonymous with the smell of summer. Grilling is a great way to spend some quality time outdoors, and following a few simple guidelines helps to ensure that the earth, friends, and family all have a great time.
So gather some friends, grab your gear, and get grilling!
If you're new to the barbecue scene, consider testing out a grill at your local park rather than buying one that you may only use occasionally. By using community property, an infrequent griller creates less pollution than that created by buying even the greenest equipment.
The type of grill you use impacts the food, and the environment, in different ways:
Every type of fuel used to power your grill will have its own unique combination of efficiency and environmental impact. Follow these guidelines to ensure that the fuel you choose limits the harmful effects:
Food is the focus of the barbecue, and some careful pre-planning can greatly help your grill-out be more sustainable.