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Go Green, Go Alternative, Help Save the Planet

image from sxc.huEvery day, people around the world do, deliberately or unconsciously, some activities that would affect the environment. No matter how big or small these activities are, they would still create an impact. Some of those effects would create an irreversible damage that also build ripples affecting humanity and all life forms. 



While it is true that scientists, environmentalists, enthusiasts, and advocates are working hard to protect and help the planet recover from the tremendous problems, the real truth is, the earth is everyone’s responsibility. We think it is a very difficult job to help, but there are actually a lot of simple things we can do to take part on this environmental rehabilitation and protection program.



We all know that the Earth is in great trouble. Is it dying? Probably. What are the things we can do to save it? There are many, and each individual can actually make a little contribution to this move to protect and rehabilitate the environment. 



Be Aware 



Awareness is vital to survival. You don’t have to attend lengthy environmental awareness discussions to learn what’s going on around you. The Internet provides every information you need to know how you can make ecological contributions. Just give a little of your time to explore and know how Mother Earth is right now.



Go Green 



You can add green little things at home. If you have a backyard, turn it into a green spot. Vegetables, ornamental plants and small trees will be helpful in maintaining fresh air and healthy environment, too. If you don’t have a place to plant, consider hanging plants in your house. And, don’t forget to practice proper waste disposal. Learn how to reuse and recycle materials. 



Go Alternative



Green gadgets are now making their way into the market, and they are hi-tech. Aside from they are eco-friendly, they are also cheap. You should also consider using alternative energy at home. Dependable, energy efficient and eco-friendly devices are now widely used by many households. This could save you a lot of money while helping the environment. You can check out the Internet for alternative energy providers, like Ambit Energy, in your area where you can inquire about how this energy works.



There are many things we enjoy doing every day. We go to work, we play and we do just random stuff. We make a living and sometimes, we do things without any intention to harm anything around us, especially the environment. What we need to do is to make sure that in every move we make, we do not to harm the environment. 


Start doing your share on this ecological quest. It doesn’t kill you to plant a single tree in a month. It would not leave you financially empty to donate a dollar every quarter to an environmental project. Simple acts of helping Mother Earth are already good contribution to the bigger fight. You don’t need to join a cause, you can do it on your own little ways. We are living on this planet, we are responsible for it.


Brandon Peters is an entrepreneur, writer and a travel, gadgets, health, and outdoors enthusiast. He loves sharing his insights, knowledge and experience in different fields. You can follow him on Facebook, Twitter and Google+.