Tips for a Greener Living This Year
The several changes around the world is calling the people to go green for a chance to save the earth. But, not all people are willing to do such thing since they can’t give everything they are enjoying in this present time. However, even your small contribution can have an immeasurable impact to the planet. Below are some easy ways for you to start going green this year which do not require too much from you.
1. Cleaner Commuting
Do you have a car that you use everyday to work or drive your children to school? If you have your own car, then you can help reduce carbon footprint and create an impact to the environment. If the school or office is a just a walking distance, then consider walking instead of driving your vehicle. School bus can also be a good option for your kids. If your work location is far, then consider taking the subway, train or bus. It is also good to ask a friend or colleague to share a drive.
2. Start to Recycle
Consider the trashes you put in your trash cans. If you have paper, glass or plastic items in your garbage, then consider recycling them. Recycling comes very easy and can cost you nothing in creating trashes into useful stuffs. If you don’t have much time, then it is just find to make a collection of them on the side of your pavement. Before taking the garbage out, be sure that it doesn’t include recycle items.
3. Save Energy at Your Home
People live in comfort with the different appliances and often buy as much as they can without consider their energy consumption. You often don’t realize that you turn appliances and lights on when in fact they’re not being used. The bad news is that only a few find out the importance of saving energy. People often leave taps running while brushing their teeth. You might also miss to turn off your TV at the socket. And so much more things people do that does not conserve energy. If you learn to save energy, then you will enjoy savings and a good impact to the planet. Getting an energy meter is a good idea. In this way, you will know the amount of energy you are using.
When it’s winter, consider making your home efficient. Heating the place will not be efficient if there are cracks on your walls. An insulation can be a great idea if you have your attic.
The climate change and other calamities happening all over the world is calling every individual to take part in preserving our earth. Let us all awake now and save out planet before it’s too late- let’s us all go green!