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World Environment Day 2022: Tips for going green and living a sustainable lifestyle


While we must raise awareness of the dangers of pollution, global warming and climate change every day, we must take additional measures and redouble our efforts to warn humanity of the many dangers that threaten the planet on the occasion of the World Environment Day.

June 5 marks World Environment Day every year. It was created by the United Nations Environment Program in 1973. The day aims to encourage people to adopt a greener, cleaner and more sustainable way of life to protect humanity and the planet.

On this day, experts share simple tips and tricks for leading a sustainable and environmentally friendly life. If you too are considering making the amazing change, take note of the following.

It’s not a difficult or impossible task to go green without increasing your expenses. All you need is a little dedication and awareness.

By making simple changes to your lifestyle, you can help save the environment and humanity. Here are a few !

Environmentally friendly energy sources

Experts suggest that we need to switch to environmentally friendly energy sources and stop burning fuels that emit harmful gases. Replacing your petrol or diesel car with an electric car can be a good start. You can also drive a vehicle that runs on compressed natural gas, also known as CNG. Health conscious people can also switch to cycles for short trips.

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Advocate the 5R rule

5R refers to refuse, reduce, reuse, renew and recycle. In your everyday life, adopt this concept and change the way you live.

Sustainable clothing options

Buy clothing from brands that have a sustainable manufacturing approach. Shop thrift, donate your clothes and recycle them to create new looks.

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Limit the use of plastic

We all know that single-use plastic is harmful to the Earth, so why not switch to reusable cups, bags and other items? It is best to avoid using plastic on a daily basis. And, for that, you need to consider removing single-use plastic items from your home.

Limit dairy and meat consumption

Did you know that you can protect the environment simply by limiting your consumption of dairy products and meat? Well, scientists suggest that the meat and dairy industry produces several billion tons of CO2, nitrous oxide and methane which are harmful to nature. So, instead of eating packaged meat and dairy products, eat organically grown vegetables and fruits.

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Additional tips:

  • Reduce food waste
  • Use a bamboo toothbrush
  • Cultivate the habit of upcycling
  • Buy environmentally friendly products
  • Promoting nature-friendly brands
  • Try gardening at home

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