By Marigianna Fotopoulou
Nowadays, it is well known that the environment is exposed to certain human actions that gradually lead to its destruction. However, many of us are not able to realize that, at the right moment, which exacerbates the already bad situation. All our bad habits can, in a short period of time, affect the world in which we live even if it was not our initial desire. However, we can now significantly improve this bad situation and ensure a good end. We are all able to incorporate into our everyday life some habits that will contribute to this and to leave behind some others that may not help so much.
The first thing we can do is to incorporate recycling into our daily lives. Recycling is a process through which the natural resources of our planet are saved. All we have to do is «separate» our garbage and then transfer glass, paper and plastic to the special blue bins that exist. In addition, we can move around the city by bicycle or even by means of public transportation, to reduce as much as possible the exhaust gas and the environmental pollution. We can even walk to our destination, at least if it is a short route. After all, this will not only be good for the environment but also for our general health, so it is good to take it into account.
Moreover, the environment can benefit from the energy savings we make in our home but also in other indoor areas. So, by turning off the lights before leaving a room, as well as turning off all electrical appliances from the main electrical panel when we are away from home, we can protect the environment but also reduce our monthly expenses. Two in one! Finally, we can make the products we need ourselves. That is, ecological products, the ones we use to clean our home for example, which will not burden the environment more.
Αs we can perceive, it is easy to see the differences between our behavior and the behavior we should adopt, whether it is a big difference or not. Hereafter, we all need to do something to solve the problem of environmental pollution. Thanks to this environment we are alive, but we must do our best, so that this life is of high quality but also of long duration. We may not understand the change soon but in the long run, we will realize what we have achieved and we will feel proud, and healthier!
The more you care,
The more you live!!!