Wednesday, April 02, 2008
Caring for the Environment
There are many options available to us to help to reduce our carbon footprint and become more environmentally friendly. It can be tricky, however, to implement a lot of changes as they are expensive, time consuming and sometimes impossible. However, even small changes can help and so it is well worth having a look at our daily lives and see whether there are just a few things we can do to improve the impact that we, as individuals, are having on the environment. One way to do this is to look at the way that we are heating our house. It is expensive to install solar panels and wind turbines but there are other things that can be done. If you have an open fire or log burning stove you can replace what you are currently using with wood pellet fuel. The wood pellets fuel is made from biomass and so is much better for the environment than alternatives such as coal or wood. There are many companies that sell pellets fuel so it is easy to get hold of and is not too expensive.