By Neha Saxena:
We constantly hear appeals on energy conservation, effective utilization of available resources, going green and saving earth. Yes, it’s true that most of the natural resources used by us, to generate the necessary power for modern human survival are depleting at an alarmingly fast rate. It is the need of the hour to save energy for our future generations.
Organizations have started taking steps of some sorts in this direction. Many retailers now use paper bags instead of polythene packets. Recycled paper is used more often to make greeting cards, etc. Organic colour being used for Holi. Organic material being used to make Ganapati idols and the like. The question is- Are these steps really contributing to the Nation’s quest for energy conservation?
The good news is that each one of us can do our bit in our daily life and make a big difference to the world. Here are a few good practices that we can imbibe in our daily routine to save energy:
Unknowingly, we tend to misuse or over-use the resources available to us. Little waste amounts to big losses. And little saving can lead to huge gains. So, let us practice discipline in our life and give a better life to our future generations.
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