Month: February 2019

4 Suggestions to be More Environmentally-friendly

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The Earth has been our home since the beginning of time. As we inhabit this planet, we continue to put it at risk. People are polluting the natural resources and this is a threat to our environment.

We should be aware of what is happening in our environment. The Earth needs saving andwe should start today.

As this is an issue that concerns everyone on the planet, we provide four suggestions for environmentally friendly living practices in this post.

Save Water

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Make sure that faucets are properly turned off after use. Always check for any leakage in water piping to ensure no water is wasted. You can also reuse water for watering plants or cleaning purposes.

These simple ways of conserving water will be of great help to save our environment.

Save Electricity

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Prefer natural over electrical in terms of lighting and ventilation. Choose to open the windows and doors of your room and let the sunshine in. In doing so, proper ventilation is facilitated. The air from outside will enter your room and circulate a fresh flow.

When cooking, select to cook outside using natural fire. It will save you more energy than using electric stoves and cookers.

Make sure that you are using an advanced HVAC system. Heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning units have to be constantly checked to prevent unwarranted energy use.

Alternative Means of Transport

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Encourage yourself to be physically active. Yes, it is important that you do more physical activities like walking. Why not try to take a walk instead of always using vehicles? Walking will help your body keep healthy and at the same time, you won’t cause air pollution.

Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

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Reduce the use of non-biodegradable materials such as plastics and expanded polystyrene (EPS) commonly known as Styrofoam.

These materials are harmful to our environment. We need to start sourcing environmental-friendly materials and eliminate the use of plastics.

Another way of how we can help in saving our environment is to reuse materials and things. We can always find another purpose for some used things. We can reuse bottles for containers and decorations. We may opt for reusable bags when shopping. Even paper can be recycled. We can even repurpose clothes for arts and crafts.

There really are a lot of ways on how we can help save our environment.

The Use of Artificial Energy to Replace the Loss of Natural Energy

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Energy conservation refers to the use of less energy. And because of the limited supply of non-renewable energy resources, it is essential for us to conserve energy and observe proper use of renewable energy.

Have you heard about artificial energy?

What if we ran out of energy resources andwe can only resort to be using artificial energy apart from the renewable resources? And what if there is no more energy production that can happen?

Because we make too much use of non-renewable energy resources, the concept of having to use artificial energy is a possibility.

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What is artificial energy?

Artificial means something made or produced by human rather than occurring naturally. Artificial energy, therefore, is man-made energy. The greatest source of artificial energy would only be nuclear fusion which is the conversion of hydrogen to energy in stars.

Due to the increase in energy demand all over the globe, with the rapid urbanization which will demand large-scale energy operation, we can foresee energy fusion in the future.

Energy fusion is the production of energy by fusing atoms together. But how is this possible?

Well, with the advancement in technology combined with an unquestionable intellectual approach of our modern scientists, it is not possible that in the future, the use of energy fusion will be supported.

Nuclear fusion will be used in creating a potential energy source. This will be the artificial energy source that would replace the loss of renewable sources of energy.

However, it is still stimulated that today, we continually save and conserve all the energy sources that we have. Let us be wise on how to use them to cope with the increasing energy that the world demands.

There will be benefits in using artificial energy yet there will always be a payback for the loss of natural resources which we can never replace. And as inhabitants of the earth, we are the ones responsible for the things that happen on our planet. We need to be watchful and cautious with every action we take.

As individuals, saving energy is an initial move. The proper use of electricity and conserving water would be our contribution to saving energy. And with this move, we are saving our earth and our future.

Let us start today. Let us save the future. Let us protect the earth. This is our challenge.