How Can I Support and Promote Environmental Sustainability?

A few days ago, I stumbled upon a Sustainability pledge, and I was amazed at the commitment, thoughtfulness, and show of patriotism towards the sustainability mantra. There and then, I thought about how we can support and promote environmental sustainability in our little ways. Well, I had to personalize it, as it is a collective responsibility.

Before we dig deep into how to support and promote environmental sustainability, let us peruse the Sustainability Pledge; perhaps you’ll agree with me that it’s worth the hype.

“I pledge my support to [the University’s] efforts to become more sustainable. I pledge also to incorporate the ideals of environmental sustainability in my own daily life; to live out the practices that strive for energy efficiency, water conservation, pollution and litter prevention, global warming prevention, and social justice. I make this pledge with the hope that the needs of our generation may be met without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs.” — Culled from The University of Scranton

How to Support and Promote Environmental Sustainability

But how can we as individuals, families, corporate organizations, and nations promote and support environmental sustainability in our little ways (little drops, they say, make an ocean). Remember: “What we give to our environment is what our environment throws back to us…”

To enable little drops make an ocean, what is your responsibility? What is my responsibility? Let’s get on!

Individual Responsibility

Do not forget that we have huge roles in a sustainable environment because promoting environmental sustainability is a collective responsibility and bottom-top approach.

Here are a few things you can start doing to promote and support environmental sustainability:

Save Energy at home

Use Energy Efficient Appliances

Reuse, Reduce and Recycle Household Materials

Proper Waste Disposal

Partake in Environmental Sanitation Exercises


Corporate Organizations Responsibility

Conserve Energy within the Office

Promote a Paperless Office

Promote the Use of Office Plants

Incorporate ESG

It’s Time to Promote Environmental Sustainability

Like the University of Scranton Sustainability Pledge, let’s do our best, no matter how little, to pledge our allegiance to promoting and supporting environmental sustainability.

Are you doing your part? If not, you can start TODAY.

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