You might have already thought about going green. But, like most people, you assume this means a major life change when actually, it doesn’t have to. Instead, there are little things that you can do to make the eco-footprint you leave on this world smaller. Let’s look at some of the little changes that we’re talking about.
Ride Don’t Drive
If you are close enough to work or even university, you should cycle rather than driving. Cycling is really the best option because you will be releasing zero emissions into the environment. It is true to say that there are now far too many cars on the road. Even hybrids aren’t doing much to change the situation.
Alternatively, you can get public transport or carpool. These are some brilliant ways you can save money and help make the planet a greener place.
Or, you can think about how you use energy in your home. Ideally, you should be looking at clever ways that you can limit the energy you use without drastically changing your life. For instance, cut down the time you spend in the shower to five or ten minutes. Or, make sure that you use energy saving LED bulbs around the home. These won’t cost much to buy and will last for years.
Finally, you can use a new source of energy in your home. People all over the USA have caught onto the idea of using solar energy. It’s easier than you think to set this up in your home. In fact, the government and environmental groups will even help you get started. The infographic below shows just how popular this form of energy has become.
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