Save Mother Earth One Step at a Time

by Heather Adams

in Environment

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We need to take action now if we’re going to save Mother Earth in the future. It’s not too late, but we do need to take steps in our own lives to look after the environment.

There’s a lot that you can do. And if you take measures to make changes in your life you’ll inspire others to do the same.

Here are three awesome ideas for steps you can take to make sure you live a green lifestyle.

Recycle

If you want to take measure to look after the environment, your first step should be to recycle. Now, there’s a good bet that you already do some sort of recycling. It’s become so easy these days that there’s not an excuse not to do any. You can visit recycle centres in your local town, or even use the recycling bins provided to you by the local councils.

You should set up a recycling system at home. Buy yourself a recycling bin to go alongside your rubbish bin. Or buy a bin with two chamber so you can use one for recycling. Start encouraging friends and family members to use the recycling bin whenever they’re at home. You can recycle so much stuff including glass, plastic and metal. The idea is to cut down on the amount of refuse waste you produce.

Lighting

You might not think about it, but even the little things can have a big impact on preserving the Earth. If you want to help the environment, there are smaller changes in around the home you can make that would help. As was mentioned earlier recycling is a good example of this.

Another great option is to change your lighting to something a little greener. Light bulbs can use up a lot of energy and often need to get replaced a lot. If you change to Eco Save Led Lights, you’ll find they last so much longer than normal ones, and they’re much more energy efficient. Go around the house and replace every bulb you can with one of these eco bulbs. You’ll find you can get one for any light fitting so there shouldn’t be a problem.

Electric Car

A new up and coming method of preserving the Earth in the long term is going to revolve around driving. Trade your car in for an electric car. These are vehicles that run on a battery that is charged via a port. They don’t run on petrol and as such they cut down on the toxic CO2 emissions produced by petrol powered cars. Electric cars are still new on the market, but they are growing in popularity. Many car manufacturers have also started to make hybrid cars. These combine their classic models with the energy-efficiency of electric cars.

Electric vehicles look set to become the future of automotive travel. In fact, there were even reports in the news this month that Apple has begun production on their own electric car. You can beat the crowd by getting an electric now. Trade in your gas-guzzling petrol powered car that pollutes the environment. Replace it with an eco-friendly electric car. Lead by example and show the word how together we can protect the Earth in the future.

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