With the rising levels of pollution, the need for saving and preserving our environment is more than ever. Some of us have taken a few in order to do our part in saving the environment. In this article, we are going to take a look at all the simple and practical steps and changes that we can bring into our lives in order to protect and save our mother earth.
Using Reusable Bags
The most practical and effective approach to reducing plastic waste is to use reusable printed non woven bags so that you can avoid those plastic grocery bags that end up suffocating animals and takes a lot of years to decompose. This is why it is recommended that you use reusable woven bags as you go out shopping for food or clothes.
This small change in your life can significantly cut down on the overall volume of litter and plastic waste. In case, there is no other option and you end up using plastic bags, instead of throwing them away make sure that you use them.
Switch To E-Copies
Instead of printing down everything, you should switch to e-copies for your assignments, bills, and in several places wherever possible. This way you get to reduce the usage and wastage of paper unnecessarily. In case, it is not possible for you to submit an e-copy of your college assignment, you can just print on both sides of the sheet that can significantly reduce the number of pages that you use.
Recycling is one of the simplest tasks one can perform, however, most of us are not that into recycling old products. There are tons of garbage disposal companies offering recycling services to their customers, so you just have to get in touch with your service provider and learn about the way through which you can separate the things that can be recycled.
Similarly, there are several other items like cans, glass bottles, and paper that can be recycled if disposed of properly. This is where you can do a little research online and learn more about the ways through which you can safely dispose all these items making it possible to recycle them.
Using Reusable Containers
Instead of buying individually-packed food or drinks, you can consider buying a big package of the same item along with a reusable container. This will not only help you in saving the environment but will also ensure that you save some money. For instance, Starbuck offers a small discount for all the customers using reusable containers which is a win-win situation for everyone.
Never Throw Your Exam Notes
The best of creating notes for your exam is to make a soft copy, but most of the students still prefer hand-written notes. In such cases, instead of throwing their written notes aways, they can submit them to different online platforms that are out there helping other students.
Or else, if you are in touch with your junior you can directly share your notes with them. This is a perfect way through which you not only help your environment but also make sure that you help your fellow students with their exams.
Samira Gutoc is the founder and managing editor of Atlas and Co. She is also a content writer, blogger, poet, photographer and an editorial associate.