This was written by Nadine Ryan of I Say! Digital.
The advent of new technologies has made life so easy for us through the creation of items and tools used on a daily basis such as washing machine, TV, fridge and so on. But it also has its side effects as it causes us to use more and more energy, which is definitely not good for our lovely planet. But, there are many simple things we can do to reduce our energy consumption and help conserving our beautiful planet.
United We Stand!
When it comes to our planet we should all feel concerned and conserving it for future generations should be the issue of everybody. In fact, when some people hear about ecology they think about a bunch of boring people who want to save the planet. But don’t forget that those ‘ boring‘ people are not only trying to save it for their own interest but also for the rest of people who live in the planet. And you don’t necessarily need to participate in green demonstrations to show that you care. In fact, you can simply try to lead an Eco-friendly life by doing very simple things such as using recycled items and consuming less energy.
Simple Things to Do
If you’re wondering what else you can do to help conserving our planet so that future generations can enjoy it as well, here is a non-exhaustive list of simple Eco-friendly things you can do.
- Stop using plastic bags: In fact plastic bags have a quite devastating effect on the environment so the less we use them the better.
- Use energy efficient materials: When you go shopping try to buy only energy efficient products, because people are becoming more and more aware of ecological issues and this pushes companies to invest in the Eco-friendly market. In fact, this has a big impact on companies as most of them try to comply with their customers’ buying preferences by making more and more energy efficient items.
- Solid Wall Insulation: It’s really important to know that almost all the houses built before the 1990’s don’t have wall insulation, which means that in winter you have to heat your house all the time in order to keep it warm, so if your house was built before the 90’s you can call professionals to install solid wall insulation to your home. This will be beneficial not only for the planet but also for your wallet. In fact having solid wall insulation will help keeping the warm air inside your house and therefore you won’t need to heat your house all the time, which will help you save money.
- Installation of solar panels: If you can afford the installation of solar panels don’t hesitate to get some as this will also help you save money while consuming less energy. You can also encourage people you know to do the same,and the best way of doing this is by telling them how doing all those Eco-friendly things helps you save money.
Green Deal providers
If you want to know the level of pollution of your house you can contact green deal providers to come and check your house freely. They will also provide you with considerable advice on how you can increase the value of your house by turning it into an Eco-friendly home. In fact, nowadays buyers are actively looking for energy efficient homes, therefore if you turn your house into an Eco-friendly home it’s will have greater value in the market.
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