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


  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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