21 Easy Ways to Help the Environment

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It is becoming increasingly certain that humans are causing global warming, and it is a fact that every human on earth will be affected by climate change. There is still time for humans to slow down, stop and maybe even reverse the damage. Luckily, there are loads of easy ways to help the environment.

1. Hand in old books and clothes to charity stores

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2. Use a cup of water when brushing your teeth

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3. Mend your existing clothes

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4. Water the garden in the evening when the sun is not at its hottest

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5. Boil only the amount of water you need

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6. Use public transport or bike

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7. Buy organic products

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8. Switch off lights when you leave the room

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9. Close doors

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10. Recycle as much as possible

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11. Use energy-saving light bulbs

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12. Turn down heating rather than open a window

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13. Use eco-friendly detergents

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14. Bring your own bags to the shop

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15. Compost biodegradable kitchen waste

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16. Save water by using low-flow shower heads

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17. Take shorter showers

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18. Plant trees

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19. Don’t buy aerosols

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20. Use unleaded petrol

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21. Support local businesses by shopping locally

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Source: Sustainable Human Development: A young person’s introduction. Based on the United Nations Development Programme’s Human Development Reports 1990-2000.


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