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10 ways to help the environment quite a bit by changing your habits


To improve the environment on the planet for everyone, but not everyone can easily get rid of their habits. To protect the environment – it does not need to make a great effort, enough to overcome the habits that are harmful to our home planet and its inhabitants.

The actions of one person, you say, nothing will change, but if you show a good example, and you will begin to repeat, you do good work!

Create your ideology, and you will gain support. When one does something with confidence, understanding and knows what he is doing – he has followers.

10. Reduce electricity consumption

In all rooms it is advisable to change light bulbs to energy saving is the first thing you should do. They Shine brighter and work longer than usual. If you are not in the room – turn off the light.

A little bit to save the electricity is off from outlet equipment, which you use – for example, a computer. If you turn it off, but the cord remains in the outlet the appliances continue to consume energy.

9. Reduce the consumption of water and gas

It is easy to do, you just don't notice how pointless consumption of water. Some of it comes out of the tap unnecessarily – just because I forgot to turn off or walked away to do some business.

We all use the bathroom, but some people prefer a long time to wash without having – if you change your habit to bathe in the tub for a wash in the shower, then simultaneously two things happen – your time is saved and not consumed so much water.

When in winter the apartment is cold – prestolite wall space behind the battery with 3 layers of foil. This will reflect heat in the room and the amount of energy for heating will be reduced.

8. Discard household plastics

Plastic is the same enemy as plastic bags. Plastic affects the environment much worse is the accumulated plastic in the environment has a negative impact on wildlife, habitat, animals, and people.

The plastic pollution has a negative effect on the earth's surface, the oceans. Try to refuse plastic, instead use other materials.

If you are not able to refuse the plastic, choose containers marked with (PP) – polypropylene.

7. Move without a car

Cars filled all... and they have a negative impact on the environment – combustion engines burn a lot of oil products of different degree of purification, it causes harm to the atmosphere.

Cars are very much in large cities the air is oxygen-depleted and polluted by products of burning oil. Polluted air is harmful to the health of man from the air of harmful products into the water that we drink.

There are places on our planet where the car is prohibited – Venice, Makino, Vauban, Suede, Monte Isola lucky residents!

6. Use natural remedies instead of chemicals

In the household remedies are very easy to replace on the natural – for example, dishes to perfection can be cleaned with baking soda or lemon juice, the need to buy a tool for cleaning.

Organic recipes on the Internet you can find hundreds! And they are all effective. Instead of air freshener you can use essential oil – a few drops will be enough to settle in the room a pleasant smell. Oil can be added to the cloth during washing the floor or wiping the table, cabinets etc.

5. Don't buy the cut down tree

Many people are reluctant to refuse to purchase Christmas tree, but pine trees are the nurses of the forest, isolated and volatile. Are substances that, once in the air, kill disease-causing bacteria.

Imagine how many people want to put their house in spruce, and how many trees have been cut down. How much of the forest destroyed, and the air becomes impoverished in nutrients.

With a selfish desire to show off elegant tree can be overcome by replacing it with an artificial fir or pine twig – people do not realize that they harm not only nature but also ourselves.

4. Refuse plastic bags

All of us familiar phrase: "You need a baggie?" People cared about the environment, says: "No, thank you", adding the purchase into one package, which goes for several months or even years.

If you buy cloth bag, it will last a long time and its utilization.

The fact that the polyethylene decomposes and bad when you send it in the trash, most likely, he falls on a public landfill, where the debris may lie for years, and none of it is in no hurry to get rid of.

3. Do not throw garbage on the street

In Russia, there are many ignorant people, and if they throw on the street trash – it says only about their lack of culture and bad manners.

The earth is our home, not just a little apartment in which you live, and the whole planet. In some countries, for thrown out on the street the garbage lies with a heavy fine – for example, in Austria, Australia, Ireland, UK.

If you see rubbish lying under the feet, it does not mean that somewhere too, need to throw a candy wrapper or bottle of lemonade – you don't live at the dump.

To make the world a better and cleaner for everyone. Children should be taught to throw away the garbage and not afraid to make remarks to those who litter.

2. Make lists

Why is it necessary? Then, you will not accumulate unnecessary things at home, therefore nothing will get rid of. Impulse purchases also have damage to your wallet. Commercials discount prices for some people look very seductive...

However, you need to learn to tame, you're not so weak that it cannot refrain from making unnecessary purchases? Write a list before going to the store and look at things that you don't need.

1. Dispose of batteries correctly

Refrain from having to throw batteries in the General rubbish. As part of one of the battery contains mercury, lead, cadmium, manganese and alkali.

They are not dangerous, are still in the running battery, but once she settles and put her in the trash – the battery degrades in the environment, substances in air, water...

Better to collect them in the separate box and bring them to the reception point for old batteries. Such items you can search in the Internet.

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