8 Steps To An Eco-Friendly Love Life [Photos]

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Is your love life bad for the environment? How to green your relationship routines for Earth Day.

Earth Day may be just one day, April 22, but your carbon footprint is forever.

The average American generates about 20 tons of carbon dioxide—nearly the same as three cars—each year. What happens when you bring a significant other into the mix? More waste... even if it comes from the heart.

The good news is that there are ways to calculate your carbon footprint and reduce your environmental impact. For couples, it means cutting back on some of the extras or changing the way you show you care.

Check out the slideshow for ways to make your love life more eco-friendly.

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