How to Save Our Environment Essay

1002 Words Mar 6th, 2012 5 Pages
The environment as we know it, isn't as green and luscious as it should be. There are steel monsters that block out the sun, huffing out dangerous smoke, and leaking out poisonous chemicals into rivers and streams, vehicles pumping out harmful fumes, people disposing of waste in a way that isn't safe/right and all other kinds of sources that ruin the planet. With the current environmental issues that plague the environment and planet, people need to do what they can to help save the Earth.

We cannot depend on a higher authority now. The Hopenhagen summit which I'm sure many of you are aware of, held in Copenhagen in the year 2009, did nothing to solve or procure methods for the damages done to the planet. We are still living the way we
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Try and wait for a couple of seconds for the person in front of you to make a move, and don't join in with the herd of impatient drivers that start to honk incessantly. We all know that loud music is justified when the weekend comes around. Try being a little sympathetic when it comes to your neighbors, and even to people across the street. Go by the curfew time, or make sure to turn it down at least when it's way past 11 p.m. Not everyone will be a fan of your music or noise that late, so try to be a little empathetic.

Don't Waste/Pollute Water Sources
When it comes to how to save the environment at home, the first thing to do is to avoid letting water run continuously or leave taps partially open. Make sure that taps are not leaky, or left unattended without use. This would help greatly in conserving water. Another helpful gesture, is to use CFL bulbs, since its not only energy-saving, but cuts down on electricity costs as well. When exiting rooms in your home, be sure to turn the lights off as you leave.

Set an Example to Kids
As grown adults, it is your responsibility to pass on the message of simple ways to save the environment, and instill it in kids, until their old enough to take on the initiative alone. It is important to teach them how to get rid of waste, how not to litter play areas, streets and school grounds, how to advice someone

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