Everything today is about conserving energy. Going green. Preserving resources. We are finally wrapping our head around the fact that our actions and consequences are harming our environment. The food we eat, the air we breathe, the water we drink, it is all being compromised due to our actions. So how do we mitigate the damage and contribute to the environment in ways that will if not stop, then slow the process of resource erosion.
Here are some tips that you can incorporate in your daily life to be eco friendly and environment conscious.
About $1 billion worth of electricity gets wasted in a year thanks to computers. Turn off the computer when not in use. Even when on sleep mode it sucks energy.
Use chlorine free paper and print on both sides. Try and avoid colour printing, Use recycled paper.
File taxes online. Book e tickets. Pay your bils electronically. Try and save as much paper as possible.
Try and green commute. Walk where possible. Switch to bicycles. Carpool to work. Take the bus to the mall. Be as smart about your commute as possible.
The Mosaica beach bag is a elegant looking jute bag that could be a smart choice for office use.
Buy local organic and farm fresh food. Free from chemicals and pesticides. You could even look into kitchen gardening. Grow your own food. Explore compost gardening. It allows you to recycle your organic waste and grow your own veggies and fruits with it.
The ideal bag to carry to the farmers market is the Polka Power by Earthbags. Chic and spacious.
Batteries by themselves are highly toxic. Try and avoid using single usage batteries. Switch to rechargeable batteries. While disposing off old batteries be careful. Put tape over the + and – sides to avoid chemical leakage.
Lights out. Remember to turn off the lights when you step out of a roomDuring certain times of the day, you might even be able to get away with only using natural light. Open the blinds and let the sunshine in!
Shop eco friendly. Everything is eco friendly these days from home décor to beauty products. So find the one that suits you the best and stick to it.
Carry your own bag to the store when you go shopping. Say no to plastic and yes to natural bags.
Planning to go shopping. Carry the Ethenica by Earthbags. Will fit in all your buys and much more.
Read magazines and publications online. If you do subscribe to certain publications, remember to donate the old ones to libraries or doctors chambers instead of dumping them in the trash.
Buy yourself a reusable water bottle and use it.
Make meals efficiently. Use leftovers and cook in large batches to conserve gas.
Hope these tips came in handy!!! Go Green!!