• Ramesh Chaurasia

Eco-Friendly Practices For You To Undertake In Your Daily Life.

Updated: Sep 5

Most of you might think that the things you do in your day-to-day lives don't really matter on a larger scale. However, collectively even the small things such as washing your laundry, cooking, cleaning, and even the choices we make on a daily basis, can have a remarkable impact on our environment. So why not try our best to make this impact positive and encourage sustainability, through our daily chores? Therefore, in this article, we are going to discuss some of the eco-friendly practices that you can implement in your daily lives.

Reduce Your Meat Consumption

We know that there are a lot of fans of food items that consist of meat, and to be honest it can be quite delicious. However we are not saying that you have to completely leave your meat-oriented items, instead, you can start by reducing the portions that you consume on a daily basis. Some of you might know that a good part of our land is used for culturing livestock, which is later used for producing meat. Having said that, currently, we are observing an increase in demand for meat items which is resulting in a lot of deforestation, as it requires land for keeping livestock. Apart from that, culturing of livestock can also result in water pollution which can affect the surrounding water bodies.

Be Economic with Paper

With the advancement of various technologies, it's becoming easier to store information on files on your desktop instead of printing them out. Like this, try to find every opportunity you can get to reduce your paper usage. For instance, if you have to temporarily note down info or a phone number just use the corner of any page rather than scribbling in the middle. This way you can use the remaining portion of the page to write something else. Collectively, this can reduce the demand for paper and help to save a remarkable amount of energy that is required for paper production. And obviously, it will save the trees, as it's the key element for creating a sheet of paper.

Recycle Waste

There are a lot of appliances that we use in our living space and to be honest, most of them ultimately end up in landfills. Over accumulation of these types of wastes can have detrimental effects on our environment. Therefore, always try to recycle your things before throwing them out. For instance, you can always find some way to reuse plastic, paper, or even certain types of metal. However, before you jump into recycling make sure to categorize them depending on their constituent material. Usually, anything that is made out of paper can be recycled excluding those having some plastic or metal elements. Having said that, in the case of plastics, certain types can't be recycled so make sure to discard them.

Unplug All Electric Devices When Not in Use

Many times, we forgot to switch off our electrical appliances, which adds up to our electricity bill. And there are certain appliances such as LCD TV, desktops, and water heaters that generally consume a lot of electricity, so keeping them on for an extended period of time will definitely not be healthy for your wallet. And even if you are turning them off you can still find a little bit of electricity flowing through them. Therefore, it will be more beneficial if you can just unplug them. Moreover, you don't really have to use dryers to dry your clothes as in India you can get plenty of sunlight.

Final Thoughts

Since the dawn of industrialization, human civilization has already inflicted a lot of damage to the environment, and it's high time we do something about it. However, as common people who can really invest a lot or carry out green campaigns, these practices are already being carried out by NGOs. So, to really make a difference you have to start from your own living space and then you can spread your eco-friendly ideas to your neighbors as well. If everyone starts taking this seriously, then we are bound to see some positive impact on our environment. Make sure to implement some of the points mentioned in the article and take the first step towards a better future!

Also, read- What can we do to decrease air pollution in our environment?

__________________________________________________________________________________ Author- Ramesh Chaurasia A superior and highly experienced entrepreneur in the field of business for quite a long time now. Also, a philanthropist, author, and public speaker who believes in working towards the overall well-being and betterment of society as a whole.

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