Environment is our surrounding which includes everything from a non-living to a living being. There are two kinds namely the natural environment and Built environment. The natural atmosphere is being polluted due to the unnatural factors. While natural causes like volcano's have its own turn in causing pollution it is the man made ones that are more rampant. It is the reckless and the caustic human nature that is primarily responsible for the environmental pollution. It is the self-centered humans that are causing more destruction to the environment. Hence it is our responsibility to save environment from being polluted. It’s very much in our control to reduce this pollution. Many big organizations, schools, colleges, and NGOs are taking initiatives to reduce or prevent pollution for a better future, clean air, and unpolluted environment, in short healthy life for living objects.
I would like to keep down some points which if followed will help us do our bit in saving the environment. 1. Go paperless, save environment. Sure you can’t stop advertisement leaflets coming in to your mail box, but you can control the statements, updates and notices which you get from your financial institutions. Select paperless as the mode of communication. Mostly all of them support this. It’s high time that all govt. agencies implement this too. 2. Stop using bottled water. This may be very hard for many, I understand. If it’s not that hard for you, start using re-usable materials and fill it up every time. 3. Use less electricity. There are various options to save on electricity. The easiest of the ways is to use fan instead of an AC, if you can, switching off your appliances when not in use. Air drying clothes, letting sunlight come in the winter and blocking it in the summer are other easy options to try out at your home. 4. Use less fuels. Make use of public transport to work, school and college. Car pooling are the easier options you can try. There are various other...
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