Being paper-free can reduce the trees being cut down. With more experts warning about the worsening effects of climate change, it is important for people across the globe to do their part.
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Forest craftsman Alistair Miller and Frank Clark fell an oak tree on the Dunecht Estate on February 18, 2016 in Dunecht, Scotland. HMS Victory was originally made from 5500 oak trees and thirty per cent of the timber in the British fleet that fought at the Battle of Trafalgar came from Scotland. Indeed the Royal Navys anthem is Hearts of Oak.
Making simple eco-friendly habits might not be a big deal to some individuals, but if a lot of people practice it, it will be really helpful.
One of these is becoming paper-free. The Nature Journal reported that around 15 billion trees are taken down every year to produce papers and other tree-based materials.
If you want to help save some trees, then you need to practice these eco-friendly digital habits.
Paper-Free 2022 Guide
Android Police provided some digital habits that reduce your paper consumption. Here are some of them:
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A female ground service staff of Malaysia Airlines going thru paperworks at the departure terminal of Kuala Lumpur International airport on January 23, 2017 in Sepang, Malaysia. The families of victims onboard the missing flight MH370 said on Sunday they plan to hand deliver a petition and personal letters to Malaysian Transport Minister.
- Always scan documents and receipts. Many people tend to photocopy them. Instead of doing this, try scanning them so you can have digital copies.
- Make it a habit to sign documents digitally. This digital method is more efficient than signing physical documents since you can just save them on your device.
- Use digital journals instead of physical ones. If you are the kind of person who likes to track your daily activities, some journal applications are available for free, such as the Journey Cloud.
These are just some of the paper-free tricks you can practice daily. If you want to see more similar digital habits, you can visit this link.
Other Eco-Friendly Digital Habits
Aside from going paper-free, LifeGoals reported that there are other eco-friendly digital habits you can practice. Most of them are quite easy to do.
These include monitoring your inbox and deleting unnecessary email messages. If you want to reduce your carbon footprint further, you need to ensure that the emails you are sending are important. Avoid sending messages that are not essential.
Other eco-friendly digital habits you can practice are the following:
- Choosing efficient devices.
- Ensure that the documents and other content you save on your device are important.
- Limiting your internet streaming activities.
Global Air Cylinder Wheels recently launched a new eco-friendly wheel that can replace the pollutive tires.
On the other hand, Intel’s renewable effort will soon receive a million-dollar fund.
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