After I got results of the carbon footprint survey I realized that everything we do affects the environment around us and that we must act quickly if we want to reduce the negative impact of our daily routines!
I remember that I took a walk with my mother as a child. I threw a piece of paper on a meadow and she picked it up and told me not do it again. I asked her what difference that paper makes. And she answered me: “Can you imagine what would happen if every person in the world thought like you? And now I am scared even to think about such a possibility. We must constantly remind us to reduce, reuse, recycle or upcycle!
We shouldn’t forget to turn the lights, computer and TV off if we don’t need them. And of course those 3 minutes of running water while we are brushing our teeth mean a lot! We could all do something – we can say no to plastic bags and use cloth grocery bags, at least. We should think green. We only need goodwill! :)
(Here is an interesting story about an unusual chandelier in the White House: