Humidity strikes at you with an ever intense desire to leave you dry right to the core. Polar ice caps are melting and as a result, making the ocean rise. Global warming changes the world’s ecosystem and is caused by increasing concentrations of greenhouse gases and human activities. The exploding human population has put a strain to the Earth’s resources, affecting the population and diversity of plant and animal life. These are the unfazed and hard truths about the environment today.
The planet we live in is changing, and it’s not for the better. But you can help! You do not have to be a philanthropic tycoon to help save the environment. You just have to be a better you. Someone who is concerned about conserving what is left for the future generations.
As the cliché goes, help Mother Earth in your own little ways. So, here are eight unique ways you can help the environment today:
1. Going green
Don’t just recycle, reuse and reduce. Yes, it doesn’t stop there. There are so many ways in which you can help the environment at home.
- You can close the faucet when not in use (especially when you’re brushing your teeth!).
- If you have a dishwasher, use it only when it is full of soiled dishes.
- Be cautious when using the water tap, you can save a gallon of water a day, imagine multiplying that to every household!
- Up-cycle what you can instead of buying brand new. Get those creative juices flowing.