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8 Ways To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint 2017

Whether you like it or not most people release or produce Carbon Footprint better than they lessen it. This is because of people’s new lifestyle.

Nowadays, there are a lot of ways that helps reduce carbon footprints: like solar panels and hybrid cars. But these things are too expensive, yes technology is expensive. And not everybody can afford it.

How To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

 Carbon Footprint

But here are some tips that you need to know to reduce carbon footprint:

Replace Light Bulbs

Replace your current light bulbs CFL or compact fluorescent bulbs. CFL’s last 15 times longer and uses 80% less electricity than the regular ones.

Less Plastic

If you are going to shop, choose stores that use the smallest amount of packaging materials to pack what you have bought.

If you have old bags in your house, bring it and let them pack them with your old packing bags. This way you can help the store and the environment at once.


Instead of the disposable batteries, make use of rechargeable ones, because it will help you lessen your carbon footprint by 1000lbs because of its life span.

Go Local

Buy locally produced products because clearly they are not shipped and traveled too far, thus keeping it safe and have less production of carbon dioxide.

Ditch Plastic Bottles

Try buying reusable containers or much better try drinking from a canteen or at home. In this way, you will not add to the number of bottles unused and just trashed for nothing, and maybe later in burnt.

Efficient Vehicles

When you are thinking of buying a car make sure you choose the best. And by the best means go for an electric car or maybe a hybrid car or better a fuel-efficient car.

Always Unplug

When you are away you need to unplug your appliances in your house so that you can save energy and because most of the appliances draw electricity even if they are not used. If followed, you are thereby working on lessening your carbon footprint.

Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

These three words sound like a nursery rhyme but surely these three represents a very important role.

We usually forgot how to reuse old things and just go to supermarkets and shop for what we need. Try to buy lesser and fix things that have been broken.

In recycling, try to label your trash bins so that it would be a lot easier in segregating the trash.

Share your Thoughts

To make all of the things above more effective, talk to your family and friends and tell them about the methods of reducing carbon footprint. In this way, you can make sure that your efforts will be seen in maximum amounts because you are not alone in making all of these changes.

Who knows what will happen next? It is better to act now and reduce carbon footprint than wait for someone to do it for us.

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Mohammad Tabish is an addicted Blogger and a Professional web developer. He is from Pakistan. He started his first blog (SEO Tech) in 2012 and then, he never look back. He is managing lots of blogs.

14 thoughts on “8 Ways To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint 2017

  1. Marquita Herald

    Great tips and I am pleased to share that I do it all. 🙂 For most of my life I lived on a small Island and that made me especially aware of the effects we have on our environment, so I recycle, often take public transportation and now that I’m living in “cold” country wear a sweatshirt (or two!) rather than cranking up the heat. Plus I’ve chaired 3 county food drives so I’m also sensitive to the issue of food waste and pride myself when it comes to getting creative about using every tiny bit of food that comes into my home. Thank you for reminding us it all makes a difference!

    1. SY Abuzar

      @Marquita Herald,
      WOW! You are doing so much amazing things. I love it.
      When we care about our environment that means we are taking care of our kids and the whole family because the health+life formula is very simple
      Good environment = healthy life = More productivity = Better Life = better future
      I really love your this feedback as it is a great motivational one for all of us.

  2. Elise Cohen Ho

    This post is full of excellent tips. As a family we are doing our part for the earth. I am also working on something else very exciting for the same.

    1. SY Abuzar

      @Elise Cohen Ho,
      That’s what I can expect from a very responsible women…
      I am very about yours and your family efforts for life of all being.

  3. Mandy Allen

    What an interesting post. I do a lot of these for the very reasons you have stated. Someone locally is just about to get an electric van, I’ll be very interested to see how that goes for him in this rural area.

    Enjoy the journey!

    1. SY Abuzar

      @Mandy Allen,
      O! WOW! That’s so amazing!
      Hey, I’m also from rural area and you know what, there is a good number of electric motors bikes.

  4. Kathryn Maclean

    Hi Sy,
    Very eye opening post! We do all that you mentioned. My husband always has an old plastic bag in his pocket rather than use the one from the store. The only thing I am guilty of is my plastic water bottles. I know it’s terrible. I will look at some alternatives. There was an island in the news recently about all the plastic left by visitors, and it washes into the ocean and kills sea life creatures. Thanks for a great article.

    1. SY Abuzar

      I’m very happy with your beautiful feedback that is a big motivational story of you and your life partner of saving lives.
      Same as your husband, in my house, all members use old plastic bag rather than using the new one from the store…
      Yes, you are right!
      Generally, we like to switch to fancy plastic water bottles instead of using one properly and that’s very harmful as you mentioned about that island.

      Share with your friends and stay tuned….!

  5. Lesly Federici

    Hi Muhammad, Sy
    Informative.. and important,, we changed all the light-bulbs in our home and we recycle as well . Thinking of starting a compost, we’ll see. Always enjoy visiting your blog . Thank you!

    1. SY Abuzar

      Such a joyful comment from you like always!
      Seriously, we should recycle waste especially plastic otherwise, one time we all will be stuck in it.

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