What Can I Do to support sustainability?

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What Can I Do to support sustainability? is part of the Green industry portal

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  • Waste less. Poor insulation, inefficient appliances and wasteful habits send lots of energy up the chimney. The desire to buy stuff that doesn't really make us happy, doesn't help. Common sense and passion can go a long way.
  • Use renewable energy. There are many positive trends. Solar power is becoming more efficient and localized, buildings are getting greener and more self-sufficient, vehicles are getting electrified and using less fossil fuel, and people are more aware of their impact.
  • Minimize air travel. If you travel by air for professional or personal reasons, finding a way to eliminate even just one trip will make a bigger dent in your carbon footprint than any other single step.
  • Choose to have a smaller family. Runaway population growth is a direct factor in humanity's total resource impact on the planet. By not having more than two biological children, you avoid exacerbating the situation; opting to have a single child - or none - helps move our species towards a more sustainable balance on the planet.


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