Beginner’s Guide to Eco-Friendly Living

World population this minute as I write is 7,782,010,996 – 7.8 billion approximately, imagine what happens if all of us act towards this, take baby steps towards saving mother nature…. so we came up with a Beginner’s Guide to Eco-Friendly Living

What are the areas to focus on ?

Carbon footprint

Plastic and other materials – refuse, reduce, reuse, recycle

Resources – Water and Energy

Food waste

Internet and data usage

Use alternative resources – solar energy, rain water

Beginners Guide to Eco-Friendly Living
Beginners Guide to Eco-Friendly Living

Making an eco friendly statement?

  • It’s recorded that approximately 5 billion tooth brushes go into landfill every year around the world, a tried and tested alternative to plastic brushes are bamboo brushes.
  • DIY tooth powders – avoiding all the packaging/recycling/landfill involved
  • Conserve water in all your activities, turn off the tap in between brushing, hand wash and much more, repeat this with the kids as much as you can..
  • Reduce toilet paper, create alternative practices, same goes with kitchen tissues
  • Turn your lights and appliances off when not in use
  • Use cold water options in the washing machine saves the energy used for heating the water
  • Choose low temperatures and eco settings in your dishwasher
  • Ditch the tumble dryer as much as you can, gives your clothes long life as well
  • Tap into the solar energy, solar panels are not the only way, take small steps like using motion sensor outdoor solar lights
  • Go paperless for all bills and banks statements also marketing
  • Watch your data usage in an attempt to reduce the carbon emissions from data centres
  • Fast foods, restaurants, takeaways – wastage and packaging in this process

More thoughts Continued here

Also refer my take on making green choices https://kkosmos.com/2020/05/09/20-everyday-green-choices/

4 Comments

  1. It is very useful, very clever, safe and can make huge impact on the environment if only the whole world will follow it.

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