Ever since the damage done to the environment came to the fore as one of the modern world’s most urgent problems, discussions concerning who causes it and whose task it is to solve it have become prevalent. It seems to me we cannot just point towards one business or practice and blame them for all of our environmental woes. Everything fits together like a puzzle. The more we all do our part – the faster we will create an entire ecology of living that promotes sustainability. We can begin by living with a greater awareness of the resources we use in our daily life. Awareness will allow us to then make environmentally friendly choices on a personal level that start to affect change in our consumption of resources. Being environmentally friendly simply means having a lifestyle that is better for the environment. It’s all about taking small steps so as to make this planet a better place for our communities and generations to come.
- Lisa James.