Simple ways to reduce carbon footprint you need to knowby Roger Brendon An avid tea drinker, passionate traveller
We all know the importance of reducing carbon footprint nowadays. Indeed plenty of people in the world are aware of the damages that have been caused to the planet through the reckless activities of man. Every single person as well as business entity has to actively look for ways to reduce or control their carbon emissions.
Quite a number of people think that reducing carbon footprint is a cumbersome and complex procedure that requires expert assistance and advice. But the process can be very simple for sure. Everyone can actively take steps to reduce their carbon footprint by taking conscious decisions and living responsibly.
First of all, you can start by buying carbon neutral products. This simple decision will encourage companies that are taking green initiatives to save the planet. An increased demand in the market will also mean more and more companies will be pushed to embrace the concept.
You can also consider refusing to buy products like single use plastics. You will be able to help the planet by opting to reuse and recycle your products too. This will reduce the demand for plastic products in the market even in a small way. The small efforts of a number of people will result in a major change with time. You should consider creating compost in your own backyard.
The food scraps and other waste products will be converted to something useful this way and you will be able to reduce the demand for synthetic fertilizers this way too. Conservation of biodiversity will also be fulfilled through the use of compost. Synthetic fertilizers can cause quite a lot of damages to the biodiversity in your region.
Taking the decision to drive less is yet another great idea that you can consider. You can opt to use a bicycle or even consider using public transport.
Created on Jun 10th 2019 09:21. Viewed 290 times.
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