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  • Writer's pictureAnang Bhagwati

Small steps each one of us should take to fight the problem of excessive waste

In today's world, we're producing more waste than ever before. From food and product packaging to electronic waste, excess waste is a problem that affects everyone. But the good news is that there are small steps that each one of us can take to help combat this problem. By making conscious choices about what we consume and how we dispose of it, we can all make a difference. Whether you're just starting on your waste reduction journey or are looking for new ideas, we hope that this post will inspire you to take action and make a positive impact on our planet.

I've recently started taking small steps towards a more sustainable lifestyle in my home, and one of the things I've done is repurpose waste items. For example, after finishing some coconuts, I removed the top layer and used the shells as pots for plants. This way, the coconut shells are being used in a more environmentally-friendly way, rather than being thrown away as waste.

One of the ways I've started reducing waste in my daily life is by creating a compost pit in my backyard. I collect all my food waste, such as fruit and vegetable scraps, and add them to the compost pit. I also collect leaves and other yard waste to add to the compost, which helps enhance the quality of the manure formed. Composting is a simple and effective way to reduce

the amount of organic waste that ends up in landfills. Instead of sending these materials to the landfill, where they would decompose and produce methane gas, a potent greenhouse gas, I can transform them into nutrient-rich soil that is beneficial for my garden. By composting, I am not only reducing waste but also producing a valuable resource.

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