Newsletter 19 July 2018

Sustainable living

Simplifying your life by dropping your wants and reducing your needs is the way to lead a sustainable life,” we all do know this but hardly ever take note of this key feature.

Sustainable living is the practice of reducing your demand on natural resources by making sure that you replace what you use to the best of your ability. Sometimes that can mean not choosing to consume a product that is made using practices that don’t promote sustainability; and sometimes it means changing how you do things so that you start becoming more of an active part of the cycle of life.

Environmental science is all about finding ways to live more sustainably, which means using resources today in a way that maintains their supplies for the future. Environmental sustainability doesn’t mean living without luxuries but rather being aware of your resource consumption and reducing unnecessary waste. It is not all that difficult.

Fortunately, we in India are naturally like this. We have always believed in a simple lifestyle with no wastage.According to the Greendex International report (2012) on sustainable living by National Geographic and research firm GlobeScan,

India is officially the most sustainability minded country in the world. Greendex scores are measured according to the four factors of Housing, Transport, Food, and Goods. All these factors are indeed being followed in India. So returning to an Indian way of life does make sense.

Our article shows you this to understand this completely.

Sustainable Lifestyles : India

India is home to one-sixth of the world’s people and it has the densest population. It also has the second-largest population after China, which it will surpass in less than a decade if current trends continue.

The  good thing is that India’s lifestyle, the traditional one, is good for the environment.

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