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?

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We should incorporate the below-mentioned changes in our lifestyle to move towards sustainable use of natural resources:

(i) We should save paper by writing on both sides of the paper and utilize the spaces in the paper extensively. Also, utilize electronic resources for reading and writing wherever possible.

(ii)  Reduce the wastage of electricity by switching off the electrical appliances like lights and fans when not in use. Also, climbing stairs can be preferred instead of using elevators to conserve electrical energy consumed in it.

(iii) Recycle the used and discarded paper, plastic, glass, and metal items for making fresh paper, plastic, glass, or metal objects. Used and waste plastic bottles and cans are used in toy manufacturing industries.

(iv) Reuse the same objects again to decrease the consumption of fresh material and also to prevent discarding of the less used objects. For example, plastic, glass, and metal jars of food items like jams, pickles, etc. are reused as storage cans for salt and sugar.

(v) Use the bicycle instead of fuel-consuming vehicles and prefer walking instead of using vehicles wherever possible.

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