did you know the world could end in 2050?
and that by 2030, our impact on the climate will be irreversible?
if you want to know how YOU can help the environment, keep reading :)
there are so many ways to be eco-friendly! click one of these buttons to learn about problems & ways to help~
it means the world to me that you took the time out of your day to read this carrd :D thank you so much !!
>you do not have to do every single thing on this list to help the environment, but everything you do do really helps :-)
at the end of the day, educating and spreading awareness is one of the best things you can do.
this is just the very beginning- i'd also suggest doing your own research on how you can help the environment!
& remember, you cannot do all the good the world needs, but the world needs all the good you can do.
remember to always wash recyclable containers (plastic food containers, cans, etc)
70% of the world's oxygen comes from the ocean, so why are we destroying it?
things you're doing that hurt the ocean:
driving (the oceans absorb about a quarter of all carbon dioxide emissions)
eating seafood (about 50% of the ocean's plastic is from fishing nets
using non organic pesticides
using plastic in general (microplastics end up being ingested by fish, which means you're eating plastic when you eat seafood)
did you know the animal industry accounts for about 18% of all greenhouse gases? and that 1/3 of all water used in western usa is used for crops specifically to feed cattle?
did you know that the byproduct/waste of animal agriculture is killing the oceans?
the dairy industry is also pretty brutal, as well as the egg industry.
now that you know the environmental impact of the animal industry, here's some more information
best vegan protein sources
soy (tofu, soymilk)
spinach, arugula, other green vegetables
nuts + nut butter
:o but wait! there's also a TON of fake meat + cheese brands! you don't even have to give up eating meat/cheese to go vegan :D try the beyond burger + daiya's a really good plant based cheese brand too!
*remember to take a multivitamin to get b12 and other vitamins you need !!
one of the more intermediate ways to help the environment is adopting parts of (or completely adopting) the zero waste lifestyle
q: what is zero waste?
a: the zero waste lifestyle is the most sustainable ways of living. people living this way aim to send close to nothing to landfills, achieving this by recycling, reusing, and reducing
fast fashion is the main way all clothing is created.
brands such as Forever 21, Zara, and H&M are just a few fast fashion brands.
fast fashion is:
made in sweatshops
in third world countries
often using child and slave labor
using cheap and unsustainable fabrics designed to fall apart after a few uses
if you just cba to help save the planet via the other ways here, another great way to help is donating money to charities + research centers etc
here's a list-