Ways How to Reduce Carbon Footprint
May 17, 2016 10:36 AM
According to the statistics released by the United Nation, “On average, every resident across the country is responsible for nearly twenty-two tons of carbon dioxide emissions each year. That is far higher than the world average of six tons for each person. Therefore, experts say there are numerous methods to cut back your carbon footprint inexpensively by considering a few steps at home.”
And to help alleviate the strain on the environment, consider incorporating some of these simple environmental habits in your lifestyle:
Set the thermostat of the AC to even a few degrees. This can greatly help owners of luxury homes make a big difference in the amount of energy consumed. If your home is vacant all day because you go to work, turn the temp up even more until you get back home.
Summertime is prominent for backyard barbeques. Cut down your footprint by using recyclable plates and cups!
Purchase local food. When you purchase local, you can greatly lessen the level of emissions released into the environment to transport your food to your local store.
Use your sprinkler efficiently. Irrigate the lawn on the early morning or late evening. This wills supply the water direct to the soil, preventing the water from evaporating too quickly.
Use environmental-friendly products. There are a multitude of household supplies available in environmental-friendly brands.
Caulking around the windows of luxury homes. Gaps in windows can leak out cold air. Make sure to repair caulking on windows to keep air conditioning from working too hard.
Maintain your tires inflated. This is a simple tip that increases your fuel consumption rate, which means you consume fewer fossil fuels in the end.
Even simple methods can greatly help our environment. It’s not too late to reduce your own carbon footprint!
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