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The choices we should make to create a sustainable lifestyle are not as obvious as they might seem. The simple act of cleaning up spill can result in a broad range of high and low embodied energy scenarios. Knowing which ones to choose takes time and energy to determine. Somehow we need to build clear and obvious indicators into our social and economic systems to make this easy to determine.