How To Be An Earth-Conscious Gentleman

As time goes on, global warming is becoming a much more serious issue. We all need to be doing what we can to be as earth-conscious as possible, but this is not something that everyone is considering. Being an earth-conscious gentleman is reasonably easy when you know where to start, and you understand the impact that your actions have on the planet. Here, we are going to give you some of our tips to help you become an earth-conscious gentleman. Keep reading to find out more. 

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Recycle

Recycling has been something we have been encouraged to do at home and in the office for many years now, but do you really recycle as much as you can? It is really easy to recycle at home as many local councils will even come and collect your recycling from your doorstep. If you aren’t quite sure how to recycle properly, then you should find out more online. This way, you can live a much more earth-conscious lifestyle. 

Drive Electric

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While using public transport is often the best way to be a more earth-conscious gentleman, there are alternatives if you do need to drive. You could pick up an electric car and use this to get around, only when you need to. Electric cars are becoming a much more common choice for those who are looking for a sustainable option. Make sure to consider this in the coming year. 

Take Shorter Showers

We all know that a long shower can be very relaxing but is this the best way to be looking after the environment? It is important that we are making small changes where we can in order to save the planet and be more earth-conscious. If you can, try taking some shorter showers when you are getting ready. You can also turn the tap off when you are shaving or brushing your teeth, and this will contribute to reducing your carbon footprint

Stop Using Plastic Bottles and bags

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Another tip that we have for those who want to be more earth-conscious is to stop using plastic bottles and bags. Many people buy a plastic bottle of water every single day on their way to work or at the gym. This is incredibly wasteful, and there are many better alternatives. Why not pick up a reusable water bottle that you can use and refill? This will help to make you a much more earth-conscious gentleman. Another easy change to make is to purchase a few cloth bags, take them with you to the grocery store to avoid using the plastic bags. I do this and works out great and easy to do. 

Reduce Waste

Our final tip for those who want to be more earth-conscious is to try to reduce waste where you can. If you find yourself buying lots of ingredients to cook meals and then you don’t use them, this is very wasteful. You can reduce your waste by buying less plastic and only buying the food that you need. Meal planning is a good way to get around this, so make sure to consider this.

Conclusion

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This is the year to decide you can do your part to make a positive change. No matter where you live, you can drive change in your community by making small changes, when added up together, they make a huge impact on the global community. Experiencing a greener lifestyle is rewarding and doesn’t have to be challenging. Simply start out by shutting off a light or two when no longer needed. One benefit of living eco-friendly is the saving you can experience. Follow our tips to turn yourself into a more earth-conscious gentleman.