As far as reducing the damage on the environment is concerned, there are a lot of things you can do, both as a household and as a person to go green. The biggest changes you can do in your lifestyle are those done in your own house, and they aren’t that difficult to do. The biggest impact would be to simply use less energy than before. You can do this in a number of different ways and the simplest one is to unplug everything after you use it. If you leave it in standby it will still consume energy. Less, but the consume is still there and it’s pointless. You can also spend less energy by switching off the lights once you exit a room. No point in the lights staying on if you’re not there.
Another way to save energy and water is to boil only the quantity you need. Do that by filling the mug you will use with water and pouring into the vessel as many times as necessary. This way, you will boil only the water you need, not more. Another way to be eco friendly is to take baths instead of showers, as this saves water.
You can take a number of other measures in order to reduce your energy consume. You can use less heating, lowering the temperature by just a few degrees. Keep it enough for you to be comfortable, but reduce it, so you save on energy. You can also check and see if the bank offers the option of electronic payments and paperless billing (sent to your email). This is another thing that saves money.
The largest contribution you can make is to recycle everything you can. Don’t throw anything away if it can be recycled. Put every type of garbage in the right places, so use different bins for each type of garbage.