"Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination" ---Oscar Wilde
Living off-the-grid means living without public utilities like electricity. People who live off-the grid may not depend on municipal water, sewage, or natural gas. It also can mean you're self-sufficient in various ways. There are many third-world citizens who have lived off-the grid for generations. Some people choose this alternative lifestyle to save money. It's also a way to lower your environmental footprint.
This story originally appeared on Elephant Journal.
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