Do you want to be more environmentally friendly but haven't had an idea of how to start? Being environmentally friendly means to live a lifestyle that is better for the environment. We can all take small steps to make our planet a better place, this is how.
1. Turn It Off
Practice conservation. Turn off the off all lights when you leave the house. Unplug chargers, hair straighteners, curlers, etc. when they are not in use. Avoid leaving the water running. Conserving water reduces the amount of energy used to filter it. One easy way to conserve water is to take shorter showers.
2. Stop Littering
This is an easy way to keep the environment clean, and our planet looking beautiful. Use trash bins. Trash pollutes the air.
3. Recycle Everything
Before you throw something away, ask yourself, can this be recycled? You can recycle cardboard, paper, aluminum, plastic, glass, and more. Here are some recycling centers near you. Check their websites to find out what items the centers take.
Belton- R & R Recycling www.randrrecycling.com
Temple- 2 Recycling Center www.ci.temple.tx.us/380/Recycling-Centers
Harker Heights- www.ci.harker-heights.tx.us/index.php/recycling-drop-center
4. Eat More Plant-Based Food
Meat-based diets promote the production of methane gas that instigates emissions the cause of global warming. You can preserve more natural resources. Eggs Meat and dairy require a large amount of our country's natural resources to make a profit.
5. Use more eco-friendly products
Many cleaning products have harmful chemicals that aren't environmentally friendly to create nor dispose of. Green cleaning products contain more natural ingredients and are less harmful.
6. Educate yourself and others
Start becoming aware of the resources you use daily. Notice how you choose to heat and coll your home. Educate others about the importance of living an environmentally friendly life. Share this link with someone you know.
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There are so many ways to have an environmentally friendly lifestyle. What advice do you have?