Lara is a member of the Education Subcommittee in her city's Stormwater Advisory Committee. In this role, Lara helps educate the public about ways to keep coastal waterways and groundwater clean.
She has written about green practices for both businesses and the home. Her work has appeared in Eating Well Magazine, AOL's Green Daily and a number of other publications. She is familiar with the latest green technologies and best practices.
She also adheres to green practices in her home, including purchasing foods from a local co-op, recycling, driving a fuel-efficient vehicle and choosing durable goods over disposables when possible.