Many people do not give a second thought to the environment while others think that they have to make an enormous effort to make a difference. Here are five habits you can get into to help the environment with minimal effort.
1) Turn Things Off
For many people, it is just habit rather than laziness, but it is one that costs you money and adds to an overall negative influence on your wider surroundings. Get into the habit of turning lights off when you leave the room, shutting down your computer when you’ve finished using it and decreasing the use of air conditioning and heating to a minimal level and you will also be financially rewarded.
2) Reuse and Recycle
Regardless, however, it doesn’t take much effort to throw paper or plastic waste in the appropriate recycling bins where they are available. Getting into the habit of reusing certain items will also help the environment while in some cases saving you money in the process.
3) Cut Down on Transport
Transport costs are going up all around the world and, for many, things like commuting and running a car to work can make your outgoings skyrocket. Consolidate your trips so that you can get more done in one hit rather than doing multiple journeys and spending twice as much or more on fuel.
4) Eat Healthier
Healthy eating is not only better for your own health; it is usually better for the environment. It is better for the environment, and usually your wallet too.
5) Use Fewer Appliances
Getting into the habit of reusing certain items will also help the environment while in some cases saving you money in the process. Healthy eating is not only better for your own health; it is usually better for the environment.
Get into the habit of using fewer appliances as doing so will also help you to decrease your utility bills. Some useful tips include doing the laundry only when you have a full load to wash, defrosting food in the open rather than in the microwave and drying clothes naturally rather than in a dryer. Think for a moment before using an electrical appliance— you may well be using more than you need to.
Many people do not give a second thought to the environment …