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How To Create A More Environmentally Conscious Home & Garden

In Green & Ethical Living, Home & Garden by eva.katona@yahoo.comLeave a Comment

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If we want to ensure that our planet is still around for future generations, then we all need to take steps to do our part to protect the environment in which we live. It’s for this reason that more and more of us are starting to think about our own environmental impact and how we can take steps to create a more environmentally conscious home and garden. 

Wondering what steps you can put in place to create a life that’s more environmentally conscious? Below is a guide to everything that you need to know about how you can create a life that’s more eco-friendly, by simply making a few small changes to how you live.

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Find ways to save energy 

When it comes to leading a more environmentally conscious life, one steps that you can take to reduce your impact on the world is to find ways to reduce your energy usage. By reducing your energy usage you can also help to reduce your environmental impact. Reducing your energy consumption can be far easier than you might think, it’s just a case of making small, simple changes, such as not leaving devices on standby and swapping your normal bulbs for energy-saving alternatives. 

Recycle and reuse rainwater 

Instead of letting rainwater go to waste, consider recycling and reusing rainwater by looking into getting a water tank for your garden. There are lots of water tanks to choose from, from round water tanks to square ones, there are plenty of shapes and sizes available, meaning that whatever your garden size, you should be able to find a water tank that’s a good fit for it.

A water tank allows you to collect rainwater that you can use for a wide range of tasks, from watering your plants to washing your car. Investing in a water tank can also be a great way to reduce your water costs, as well as being a fantastic way to reduce your environmental impact. 

Opt to go zero waste or low waste

Another good way to make leading an environmentally conscious life a little more achievable is to think about going zero waste or low waste. This means thinking about how you can reduce the amount of waste that you throw away, and try and limit this to as little as possible. Going down the zero or low waste route means shopping at stores that offer refilling stations for food and household essentials.

It also means trying to go plastic-free, and wherever possible opting to only buy and use items that are either refillable or recyclable. There are now more eco-friendly grocery stores than ever before, so finding one shouldn’t be an issue. 

Creating a more environmentally conscious home and garden is actually far easier than you might think, it’s just a case of taking the time to think about how you can go about being more eco-friendly. Once you get into a number of eco-friendly habits, it becomes far easier than you would think to reduce your carbon footprint and your environmental impact. 

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