With the way the earth is going, with global warming and plastic affecting our wildlife people start needing to make a change. It can be hard to make a change in your life but even if you make one change to how you live you can help the world to become greener. You may think that you will have no effect on the planet if just you alone go green but you will have an impact and you may be able to motivate someone else to make a change too whether it is a family member or friend.
If you want to go greener and help make a change to your planet but you are unsure on what sort of changes you can make then these few tips should help to give you an understanding of what gancaged you can make and help you get started.
Start by saving energy
Switching out the light bulbs in your home is a great first step to being greener, you can save energy and lower your bills in the long run. With LED bulbs you can get the same great quality of lighting as a normal bulb but they are more energy efficient. You can also make sure you switch off lights and plug sockets that are not being used again this will save energy and save you money.
Use sustainable energy
The best way to have an impact is to change the way you get your energy and what energy you are using. Installing in solar panels or wind turbines are the best ways to have an impact on the planet, this will give you sustainable energy to power your home and any energy you do not use can be stored in batteries or sent into the power grid which will then pay you for the energy so you will have no energy bill and may even get paid for it. You should also try and get a hybrid vehicle or electric vehicle like the Vauxhall Corsa-e this will reduce the petrol you use and reduce your carbon footprint on the planet. Electric vehicles have come on massively in recent years so you can do many miles on a single charge and there are more charging points around for you to charge up at.
Recycling is a simple change you can make in your home to help have a more greener lifestyle. By simply splitting your recyclables and making sure less and less recyclable material is going to landfill will really help make a change. Landfills are filling more and more of the planet’s surface so having the ability to reduce what goes there while also being able to recycle that and have more things made which in itself will reduce the amount of plastic being manufactured, this will help the wildlife and the planet to start recovering and getting back on track.
If you are looking for a way to become greener, maybe you want to make a big change or just a small one then hopefully, these few tips will help you to understand what you can do to be more eco and help you to get started on your greener journey.
This post is a collaborative effort by St. Louis Dad.