There is no doubt about it that we need to take better care of our environment, this much is a fact. Our environment is struggling, to say the least, and if we don’t do something soon, it will likely die. However, there are many steps that the average person living a normal life here in the United States is likely able to take to prevent a good deal of damage from happening to our environment.
For one thing, you can look at your water consumption and see in what ways it can be reduced. Installing water efficient appliances in your home is one option, but even just turning off the water while you brush your teeth is likely to save far more money than you realize – up to five gallons of it per teeth brushing. Simply switching from baths to showers or taking shorter showers can also go a long way, as can turning off the water in the middle of washing dishes so that it’s not just aimlessly running while you’re in the middle of scrubbing a plate and not really using it yet.