Steps to Shrink Our Footprint

Jul 7, 2021 8:15 AM ET
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Each of us leaves a carbon footprint on the planet…and yours is probably larger and more destructive than you think. By making small, simple changes to our daily habits, we can tread more lightly and help build a more sustainable future. Here are four ways to start a lower-carbon lifestyle today.

1. Cook smartly

The way you cook plays an important part in reducing carbon emissions. Induction cookers, microwaves, and slow cookers are more energy-efficient than traditional ovens, reducing the size of your energy bills as well as your carbon footprint.

Each meal makes a difference too. Defrosting food before cooking shortens the cooking time, for instance, and keeping a lid on pans heats up food faster. When you’re using the kettle, don’t overfill it and only boil as much water as you need...

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