Make the switch to sustainable living – energy conservation of the future

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Recently, I personally have changed my way of living. I made a decision to give “sustainable living” a try.   decided to reduce my carbon-footprint by cutting back on my energy consumption, how I use transportation and even what I choose to eat.

What is “sustainable living” though? For those who do not know, describes sustainable lifestyle “is the practice of reducing your demand on natural resources by making sure that you replace what you use to the best of your ability”.

What I do and have done is to change my diet to eating more natural foods and less processed foods. I also started recycling. Some people may find it difficult to move over to a sustainable lifestyle, but it is easier than most people may think.

What are 5 simple ways to be more sustainable?
1.Reduce, Reuse, Recycle- These are some the simplest ways to be more sustainable. You can reduce your energy consumption, you can reuse more everyday items, and recycle recyclable material.

2.Make your own stuff- This includes food, clothes, and more. By doing this you can cut down the transportation needed to ship food and more.

3.Change your diet- Your change in diet doesn’t have to be dramatic, but you should eat more natural foods, meatless foods and less processed, packaged foods.

4. Drive an electrically charged vehicle- Driving an electric ran vehicle reduces the CO2 emitted in the air. You will also never need gas.

5.Use Sustainable energy- By using solar or wind power, you not only save on your energy bill, but you reduce your energy consumption.