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Environment-friendly activities to save my mother earth

Updated on May 6, 2009

I love nature and my mother earth too, so here is a list of environment-friendly activities to save my earth:

1. Don't throw away plastic or polythene pouches any and everywhere. Throw them in appropriate container marked as plastic disposables dustbin. 2. Don't waste too much water unnecessarily as bathing under shower for 10 minutes can waste up to 70 gallon of water, while we can bathe in 2 buckets of 20 liters. 3. Don't destroy the grass covering around your house completely. The insects and microorganisms will suffer. Also soil erosion will occur heavily in absence of grass. 4. Don't cut big trees around your house for letting in more sunlight. You can prune the branches. My neighbor has done that in the wintertime and is suffering the consequences in the summertime. 5. Don't drive too fast. It will lead to more fuel consumption. Also make sure that your vehicle does not pollute the environment. 6. Don't use inorganic fertilizers or pesticides in your garden and try to treat the plants by organic materials. This will maintain the soil fertility. 7. Don't drain any chemical or hazardous waste in municipal drainage system. It will harm the river organisms, as mostly these drainage waters are discharged in the rivers. 8. Make your friends and relatives aware of the environmental issues and spread the consciousness. 9. Don't buy any illegal wildlife product (fur, bones, nails, feathers). Also stop buying meats of tortoise, shark, dolphin, etc., as when buying stops, killing stops too.

These are really some very common things we should do but still are not followed. We can do some very little things from our side to make improve the environment. There are some more things that can be done for that like:

1. Stop smoking inside rooms. 2. Stop using deodorant sprays as much as possible. Don't extinguish stoves suddenly. It exerts huge CO2. 3. Don't lit fire in a close room.

Other few things we should include are:

1. Stop using AC. It is a heat pump that pumps out heat from our room to the surroundings. Thus not only increases the atmospheric temperature, but also adds to water vapor (a green house gas). The energy consumption is also very high. Alternatively, we can use khas-khas or other traditional cooling processes that will vary from region to region. 2. Save power. It can be in form of electricity, petrol, diesel, firewood, etc. whatever it may be, we are getting it on the expense of natural resources, so optimum use of power will boost not only our economy, but also our environment. 3. Take steps for hazardous waste management or segregation of waste. The biodegradable ones can be composted, if you have a terrace or a garden. It is a brilliant fertilizer if you are fond of plants. The segregation is difficult if there are unfeeling family members, but all of us have fights in the family for so many things and I am sure a fight for a good cause is worth it. 4. Saving water in the flush by putting a bottle of water in the cistern is another good point to add. 5. Stop drinking coke, Pepsi and such soft drinks. For one thing, they are horrible violators of human rights, and for another, they make you pay for goods, which are bad for your health. For God's sake, there are much healthier options available nowadays in both packaged and non-packaged versions like Rose and Khas sharbat.

E-waste is a newly recognized hazard in third world countries. These are mainly causing trouble in poor countries due to transboundary shipment of used and junk electronic goods by the developed nations but I will start a new hub on this topic. The word environment not only means our surroundings but also includes us, so for betterment of environment, we have to do betterment of ours. We can start by cleaning of ourselves, and then our surroundings. I think most helpful thing would be creating a society of environment lovers.

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      Haydee Anderson 8 years ago from Hermosa Beach

      great tips and suggestions on helping conserve and preserve mother nature. It's a good thing that more and more people are helping to spread conciousness and environmental protection.

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      Rajinder Soni 8 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Yes midnightbliss environment protection has become a basic need in today's world because we have to save our nature, the trees, grass, and our life on our own because these are the things which give us real life and if they will not be there, we will not be there. I think people should volunteer individually or form some organizations to help eradicate or lessen the pollution of all types which is becoming a danger for our mother earth.

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      Aditya 8 years ago

      save mother earth

      Aditya

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      dynes kyle 7 years ago

      let us act to sava the mother earth now

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      Rajinder Soni 7 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thanks Aditya and Dynes Kyle for your input. Yes we have to act before it is too late.

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      why 7 years ago

      yes we shuld save mother earth

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      Rajinder Soni 7 years ago from New Delhi, India

      I think why that you have not gone through the above article.

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      MercuryNewsOnline 7 years ago from Toronto, Canada

      Thanks for all the environmentally friendly advice. When we take care of the Earth, it will also take care of us.

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      Rajinder Soni 7 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Nice thoughts friend.

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      tolga 7 years ago

      thanks soni2006 super :D

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      Rajinder Soni 7 years ago from New Delhi, India

      It's my pleasure tolga. I love you.

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      Lita C. Malicdem 7 years ago from Philippines

      Mother Earth continues to feed us from her bosom. It's unfair for us her children to suck her to death and choke her still from the hazards we inflect on her. Thanks for this reminder that we must be environment-friendly inhabitants.

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      Rajinder Soni 7 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you so much Lita for your understanding.

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      S. Banerjee 7 years ago

      Thanks for easy but effective tips...

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      Rajinder Soni 7 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thanks a lot Mr. S. Banerjee. These tips are to save our mother earth from pollution we all are creating.

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      Uva Be Dolezal 7 years ago from Washington State, searching for home town.

      About 5. Stop drinking coke, Pepsi and such soft drinks. For one thing, they are horrible violators of human rights,.. Yes! ditto for any food or drink that has high fructose corn syrup in it. Exactly correct ! Not only is it bad for our health but it thrashes the water and soil to make the stuff. See Mercury poisoning / causes at wikipedia.org

      Here to the future of our mother earth and our health,

      peace ~ Uva

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      Rajinder Soni 7 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thanks a lot Uva for your useful comment. Together we will try to save our mother earth.

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      arjun 6 years ago

      dear soni2006,thank u for these easy tips on how to save our mother earth............all of us should put these tips to work and help save our mother earth and secure a bright future for the next generation

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      compactors 6 years ago

      We should be aware that this world is not the world we used to live in. The fact that its resources starts depleting with every single day, we must be conservative about this issue.

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      Ayushi 5 years ago

      so nice i'll try my best to do the things mentioned{specially that deo once}.

      thanx u r doing a great job

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      samiya 4 years ago

      yes we should save our earth

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      dikshya 4 years ago

      it should be done...

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      Rajinder Soni 4 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you so much Samiya, dikshya and others for your comments and taking steps to save mother earth.

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