How can we protect our natural resources?

One need not be powerless or overwhelmed by the scale of environmental problems because there are many things we can do to make a difference. 5Rs strategy can be followed to save natural resources. 

  • Refuse to buy products that can harm you and the environment, say No to single-use plastic carry bags.
  • Reduce the usage of resources like electricity, water, fuel etc.
  • Reuse: use things again and again.
  • Repurpose: when a product can no more be used for the original purpose, think carefully and use it for some other useful purpose.
  • Recycle the materials to make required things instead of synthesising or extracting fresh plastic, paper, glass or metal.

 

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