Green Home : the Eco - Friendly Home
A lot more people are becoming more aware of global warming and its
possible threat. Thatís why people from various sectors (government,
business, organisation or an individual) are coming together to
inculcate a more ecological friendly way of life. But of course,
everything should start at home.
Innovative eco-friendly homes are now being featured often in lifestyle
sections in newspapers, magazines and other forms of media. Houses that
are furnished with energy efficient technologies like Solar Panels that
run electricity and heats water to ones built with 8,000 mud filled
plastic bottles. One would surely be at awe of the ingenious way people
build these houses.
The thing about these eco-friendly houses though, is that it takes time
and money. So how can a working class citizen live in a greener home
lifestyle without compromising too much their time and money?
One must remember the most basic way of leading an eco-friendly
lifestyle which is to reduce, reuse and recycle.
- Start small by reducing the use of products that could
potentially harm the environment (e.g. hair sprays, plastic bags),
- reusing objects that you would usually throw away and turning it
into something new (e.g. paper coals, plastic bottles) and recycling
your trash (e.g. build a compost pit).
- One could also conserve energy and water via turning off the tap
and switching off appliances when not in use.
Begin following these basic principles and one is on its way to
leading a very healthy, productive and ecological friendly way of