6 Easy Changes You Can Make to Be More Eco-Friendly

 

Living a green sustainable lifestyle is a major step toward protecting our mother earth. Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to go the extra mile to adopt green living.  Here are some easy ways to go green in your everyday life.

1.    Plant More Trees

We cannot emphasize enough the importance of trees. The more the trees are, the healthier the environment is.

Planting trees is as easy as it gets. You don’t have to be a professional botanist or gardener to plant a tree. However, you will need to know the basics of planting trees, and the internet can come to your aid in this regard. Change the landscape of your outdoors by planting trees (of your choice) as often as you can.

2.    Try Eating Less Meat

A simple change in your diet plan can have a huge impact on the environment. Abstain meat consumption to leave behind minimal carbon footprints. Eat meat that is raised organically as this will help cut down on the unhygienic resources used to produce meat for food.

3.    Use Reusable Dinnerware

We understand that disposable dinnerware is cheap and convenient to use. But think sustainable. Disposable items are usually dumped in water bodies, which, in turn, harm the water species. Keeping this in mind, you should rather consider using recyclable cups, plates, and flatware.

4.    Donate Your Items Instead of Dumping Them Away

Don’t throw away your old items just because they are useless to you. You can donate them to charity to provide those in need.

Donate items such as your old clothes, books, shoes, household items, and lots more. All of these things can come in handy to less-fortunate people.

5.    Avoid Using Plastic Water Bottles

Plastic is the biggest enemy of our environment. It causes air and land pollution and damages the life on earth and in oceans. An eco-friendly alternative to using plastic water bottles is to invest in the reusable ones. This will also reduce your daily expenses on expensive plastic water bottles.

6.    Reduce Food Waste

sitting behind the kitchen table waiting for food

There are plenty of ways to reduce food waste. Instead of tossing it away in the bin, feed the leftovers to your pets or stray animals in your area. You can also prepare meals from leftovers if possible.

Another great way to avoid food waste it to prepare food in the right quantity. Don’t over-serve the food as it often leads to wastage of food.

These are the top easy changes you can make to be eco-friendly. With these tips in mind, you can start your green lifestyle from today!

 

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3 thoughts on “6 Easy Changes You Can Make to Be More Eco-Friendly”

  1. Love the ideas.
    Not so crazy about the last picture for Reduce Food Waste.
    I’m big on letting the dog have remnant leftovers but giving cooked chicken bones to the dog??? BOOOO!!!!
    They splinter and can kill him/her!

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    • You are correct the last picture was bad! Chicken bones for dogs is never a good idea. The picture was changed out. Thanks for catching that. I think you will like the new one.

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  2. Talk to the developers about saving and planting trees. I live in Washington, DC, and every patch of trees in Maryland is now cut down for new buildings. Rush hour traffic already a night mare yet new Townhomes go up by the hundreds without new infrastructure planning.

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