On the basis of the issues raised in this chapter, what changes would you incorporate in your lifestyle in a move towards a sustainable use of our resources?


The changes that we can incorporate in our lifestyle as a move towards a sustainable use of our resources are

  • Using LEDs instead of bulbs.
  • Maximizing the use of public transport rather than using private vehicle
  • Covering short distances by foot or bicycle
  • Using solar energy to cook food rather than burning coal or using LPG
  • Wearing extra layers of clothing rather than using room heater.
  • Switching off lights, fans and other electrical appliances when not in use.
  • Not leaving taps open when not in use.
  • Using jute/cloth bags instead of plastic bags
  • Throw biodegradable and non-biodegradable wastes in separate dustbins
  • Install solar panels to generate electricity


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Davneet Singh is a graduate from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 9 years. He provides courses for Maths and Science at Teachoo.