Earth Day 2022: Methods given by our ancestors can control Environment degradation- Watch Video

Saumya JaiswarPublish Date: 22 Apr, 2022

Renewable energy provides substantial benefits for our climate, our health, and our economy. Most renewable energy resources emit no carbon pollution. In the Mountain West, we enjoy abundant renewable resources that can be used to generate electricity, like wind, solar, and geothermal. While geothermal energy systems emit some air pollutants, total air emissions are generally much lower than those of coal- and natural gas-fired power plants.

The main principles of resource efficient circular economy are following:

  • More sustainable management of natural resources or creating higher value with less materials;
  • Involving companies and consumers in the process of becoming more environmentally friendly;
  • Implementation of the „polluter pays” principle;
  • Gradual elimination of subsidies that are harmful to the environment;
  • Green and innovative public procurement;
  • Eco-design and eco-innovation.

Save: save the resource in every possible way and in every possible place considering sustainability and environmental impact.   

Recycling and reuse: increase internal reuse and recycling of (waste) materials and elements of the product, e.g. in repair services.

Substitute: use secondary/recycled raw materials instead of primary materials as input materials, if possible. However, check that these materials do not originate from uses where hazardous substances are frequently used. For example, never use secondary plastics from electronic wastes to produce children toys (content of brominated flame retardants).

Reduce: assess the amounts of chemicals and other raw materials used in production, including energy and water. Identify reduction potentials. Employees are a good information source to identify superfluous use!

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