Eco-Living Magazine

8 Simple Ways to Live Eco-friendly

Posted on the 08 November 2012 by T_mackinnon @tedmackinnon

Living in the green way is always better as it has several benefits. Today, many are turning towards living eco-friendly or green due its cost-efficiency and healthy lifestyle. This encourages us to protect the environment around us and to minimize Green House effect. By implementing eco-friendly standards in your life, you are doing your bit to save the Earth. From using the CFLs lights to shopping from the native farmer’s market, everything comes under the green living.

Here are few simple ways to live eco-friendly:

Though the compact fluorescent lights (CFLs) are expensive but they save your electricity bill. So, switch to CFLs lights instead of incandescent bulbs to save energy. Use energy stared appliances which consume less amount energy but serves you greater.

Instead of going in cars, use a bicycle or walk to the nearer distances as it saves fuel and also keeps you healthy. With the advancements in technology many biogas usage vehicles are introduced on the market to reduce the excess consumption of natural resources such as crude oil and so on.

Avoid using of plastic and paper bags as it affects you with great loss later. Always try to carry a sustainable bag, when you are going out of home. Now-a-days these types of bags become popular and are even available in a stylish mien.

In a single day each person is creating nearly 6 pounds of wastes in which few of the things can be reused by recycling them. Before throwing anything, you just think once and examine yourself that it can be reused or useful for anyone. Always remember three R’s (i.e. Reduce, Reuse and Recycle). Reduce your waste by reusing the things with the help of recycling. Composting is one of the best ways to reuse the trash.

Water is one of the basic needs without which we cannot live, so it has to be saved. Save the rain water by digging the barrels, storing it in separate tanks, pits and so on. By doing this underground water level will increase and will be useful for future needs.

Remodel your house with energy stared usages which helps in improving the energy efficiency, reducing power consumption and protects the environment from all the carbonic evils.

Coming to beauty and fashion, use natural products instead of chemical mixed cosmetics which results same as the latter. You can also take the natural therapies instead of Botox injections or other for enhancing your beauty.

Plant as many trees as possible in your yard which recompense tons of carbon in their lifetime. It also helps you reduce the power consumption of air conditioners and other usages by providing shade and fresh air on an unclouded day.

Habituate to eat leafy vegetables at least one day in a week as it makes healthier and stay fit. While purchasing sustainable goods or green restoration of your house, opt for same day cash loans if you run short of money.


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