Today’s youth are keenly aware of their impact on the world, and more green than ever they are motivated to do it but there are barriers that prevent them from doing so The most effective barrier is, not knowing how to help. It can seem like a daunting prospect to find the best avenue to do so but there are many small ways in which our lives can be changed to ensure that we are doing our best for our planet. That is why we have compiled a list of easy and effective methods to make your lives green er.
Taking public transport
This can often seem like an ordeal, especially in metropolitan cities.
Delhi and Mumbai but using the metro or train can drastically reduce your overall carbon footprint.
With the rise of fast fashion, there comes the ever-present need to buy more clothes which are provide to us at lower prices, but this is often very damaging to the environment. The turnover of clothes has increased astronomically, and since a majority of these clothes are not recycled, this leaves us with huge amounts of clothing going into landfills. This doesn’t even take into account the number of fossil fuels used in their production. The best solution is to buy fewer clothes and ensure that they are of better quality so that they last longer.
Use eco-friendly cleaning products
Whether it is soap or dish cleaners, both can contain substances that are harmful to the environment. Using a more green alternative is not only better for the environment but also for your personal health.
Pay more attention to your food
Also Read: Food production Scenarios Towards 2050
You would be surprised at how harmful some food production methods are, and while we can’t advocate for eating less, you can pay more attention to the kinds of food you are eating. Reduce the amount of meat and dairy you are consuming as meat production is a huge producer of carbon emissions,
as is dairy. Also, be careful about food waste. Ensure that you don’t impulse buy items so that you only buy what you need and use all of them. All these are simple steps that can result in a huge impact. We hope you are able to apply these in your life and help to make Earth more green for a greener tomorrow.