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The natural resources are utilized by the humans either directly or indirectly. Some examples of natural resources are air, soil, sun, coal, plants, animals, birds etc. All that we utilize in our day to day life is drawn from the available natural resources. However, these are being depleted and it is very important to use them responsibly. The increase in population, industrialization, and urbanization has led to a disastrous situation. It is extremely important to conserve natural resources. We can protect them in the following ways.

A. Steps to conserve water

1. Turn off the tap while brushing your teeth.

2. Wash only a full load of laundry

3. Harvest rainwater

4. Install water efficient devices

B. Steps to manage food at home

1. Do not splurge on food items.

2. Dispose of the food waste separately

3. Start a compost pile

4. Keep the food in reusable containers

5. Try to use less plastic crockery

6. Start a Community Garden

7. Reuse water bottles

C. Steps to save fuel

1. Turn off the engine when not in use

2. Try to use public transport instead of individual vehicles

3. Regular fuel unless your vehicle requires premium

4. Use the AC only when required

D. Steps to use less paper

1. Switch to online bill payment

2. Subscribe to digital magazines

3. Do not subscribe to any magazine which is of no use

E. Steps to saving electricity

1. Use AC only when required

2. Open the windows and not the AC when the weather is pleasant

3. Do not switch on the lights when not in use

4. Unplug appliances and charges when not in use

5. Turn off the lights before leaving home

6. Use LEDs.

7. Install a solar panel at home

F. Misc steps to save natural resources

1. Plant a garden to harvest your own food

2. Develop the habit of planting trees in children

3. Plant flowers for the birds and insects

4. Do not throw any old appliances. Give it to the needy

5. Do not use a plastic bag

These are a few steps which can help us to save the natural resources

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