You must have noticed the unimaginable jump in the number of personal vehicles in the city in the last five years? Result: 8 hours and 15 km-long traffic jam on Delhi-Gurgaon expressway on May 22, this year. Even if you weren’t stuck in the jam, you must be tasting this bitter pill every day on your way to work. Solution? Carpool.
2. RECYCLE AND GET CRAFTY:
If you have an artiste inside you who hasn’t had an outlet yet, this is your chance. Recycle your alcohol, sauce, jelly and soft drink bottles. Paint on them to turn . these into centrepieces or vases. You can even use them as unusual potters for your money plants. Youtube papermache and start using up the unending piles of newspapers you have hoarded in between. Instead of throwing away takeaway containers and pizza boxes, use them to store your trinkets and accessories like hair bands or tie-pins.Use your old CDs as coasters. Yes, there’s no end to the stuff you can DIY while recycling.
No, we aren’t talking metaphorically not about suddenly . It’s walking up to your boss and going bam, “I need a break” one day. No, we mean literally. Stop leaving your mobile chargers hanging from the plug point even when not in use or even when not in use or putting your computers and televisions on sleep-mode at night. Simply unplug. Because you might think that the appliances are not plugged into the chargers to consume electricity, but simply leaving them plugged keeps the electricity running through them. through them.
4. DONATE TO FOOD BANKS:
Mummy was right. The recent pictures of hungry kids from quake-hit Nepal reinforced that belief in us all over again. So what to do with the excess food products that we simply can’t stop buying from the supermarkets all the while knowing they are of no use? Donate them to food banks. Never heard of these banks? Well, they are organizations that collect leftover food from big restaurants to distribute amongst the underprivileged. Look for one in your vicinity and get in touch.
5. GO FOR JUTE AND THE KHADI:
From inter national runways to Esplanade pavement, natural fabric is the haute trend this season. These natural fabrics are massively helping designers to merchants, consumers to weavers. And, we aren’t only talking about clothes. Everything from bags to lampshades, curtains to doormats come in these natural fabrics.
6. MOVE IN:
Think about it.It saves the entire daily utilities of another home.Save on the rent, electricity, cooking gas, water… should we go on? For the commitment phobic people out there, this is one leap of faith you can take. one leap of faith you can take.