How to Prevent and Reduce Pollution in All Forms

Prevention of pollution is a major concern because of the detrimental effects it can have on humans and environment. Every person can contribute to the betterment of the world, no matter how small the change they bring in is. Everyone is a stakeholder and protection for our environment is the best way to take care of ourselves, our future generation and maintain sustainable growth. We should accept it as a social responsibility and try to avert the pollution in the area by reducing the number of pollutants. Here is a list of things you can do:

  • Smoke less and do not throw smoke butts on ground.
  • Maintain your car to stop any emissions.
  • Choose to walk or ride a bike.
  • Use recyclable and sustainable materials.
  • Adopt the 3 R's of waste management i.e. reduce, reuse and recycle.
  • Start to compost leaves and waste from your kitchen like food scraps to improve quality of soil
  • Buy more local foods and goods.
  • Try to conserve water in daily use.
  • Say NO to GMOs and pesticides.
  • Stop littering.
  • Plant as many trees as you can. Plant native and local plants instead of foreign plants.

The good news is that there is hope that we can change the circumstances and build a sustainable Earth. There are many organizations such as Greenpeace and other similar organizations that are taking the pollution awareness and control in their hands and helping people and environment.


By: Neha Maheshwari



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