Environmental sustainability is not exclusive to large organizations and businesses. Individuals and families can derive equal benefits from switching to a more eco-friendly lifestyle. This can be done with a minimal expenditure of time and effort to dramatically improve home environments.
- Recycling requires little time or energy to do, but is a significant aid to the environment.
- Turn off lights when you leave a room. This reduces both the impact that your energy consumption has on the environment as it also reduces your electric bills.
- Bring your own bags while shopping. While it may seem like an unnecessary expense, bringing your own bags to the grochure has a few benefits. Such bags are very durable and lack the risks of tearing that plastice bags suffer.
- Pay attention to the amount of cleaning chemicals that you use. Most standard cleaning agents are toxic. Using more than necessary not only is harmful to the environment, but also to your health.