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5 Eco-Friendly Habits You Should Adopt This Week


When it comes to eco-friendly practices, people always shy away from adopting them. More specifically, Nigerians tend to. It’s simply a way of living consciously with routines that keep our general environment safe. Whether it’s water usage or product usage, it’s taking care of everything around you.

In other words, being eco-friendly is living sustainably and consciously. It’s adopting healthy lifestyle routines and preferences that minimize harsh impacts on eco systems and natural resources. Think of it as is promoting a healthy planet and protecting the wellbeing everybody living on it.

So if you’re looking for ways to reduce pollution, minimize waste generation and conserve energy, we’ve got you!

Check out 5 eco-friendly habits to adopt…

1. Reuse & recycle

First off on our list of eco-friendly habits, is minimizing waste generation by reusing items whenever possible, and recycling materials such as paper, plastic, glass, and metal. They seem like little changes or things to do but they have a really good effects on our surroundings.

2. Conserve Energy

Basically this means being more intentional about your power usage at home. Start by turning off lights and appliances when not in use, use energy-efficient light bulbs, and unplug electronics when they are not being utilized as well. Remember, having access to electricity doesn’t mean you should waste it.

3. Choose sustainable products

Thirdly, you can look for eco-friendly alternatives when purchasing items like cleaning supplies, personal care products, and household goods. This will make you become more conscious about what you’re letting into your home, and help you contribute to making the world outside a better place.

4. Be plastic aware

To do this, you need to minimize single-use plastics. When you’re shopping, use reusable shopping bags, or for your consumables, use water bottles, coffee cups, and utensils to avoid using disposable plastic items. For example, opt for eco-friendly alternatives like stainless steel or bamboo products.

5. Stay curious and open to more information

Finally, it’s important to stay informed about environmental issues and share your knowledge with friends, family, and colleagues to inspire them to adopt eco-friendly habits too.

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