Being a productive citizen of my area and part of this planet, there are some important responsibilities that I have on my shoulders, which is to maintain or sustain the culture and originality of my environment.
Therefore, to uplift my responsibility, I use less paper as a student and also try to use those things that can easily be recycled. Though technology is a big part of our daily life, still there are so many fields that face severe losses if we transfer all the things to latest IT devices. The main industry that faces severe damage after the advent of IT is the paper industry. There are so many factories and companies that are still unable to understand the wastage of paper and the way it ruins our environment. Then, plastic shopping bags are the main cause of producing harmful gases in our environment and have a terrible impact on it. However, being a student of UIC, I try to make all my projects, assignments and do most of the work on tablets to reduce the usage of paper. (Sim, 2006) I mostly use my bicycle as the best transportation, because it does not require any fuel or petrol that could harm our environment. These are some of my contributions to save my environment from fossils.
Yet, in coming years, the most critical challenge that entire world will face from the extensive use of cars and all car manufacturing companies are continuously making new model cars and buyers are interested in purchasing them no matter how expensive they are. They forget the problem that our generations will face in the form of this unnecessary luxury, increasing the number of electric trains, metros, etc. All these things will become a major cause of destroying our environment with fuel. It is necessary to take some serious steps to reduce their usage. (Steffen, 2010)
Sim V. “Sustainable communities: a new design synthesis for cities, suburbs, and towns”, Sierra Club Books. 2006.
Steffen L. “The Principles of Green Urbanism: Transforming the City for Sustainability”, Earthscan Publisher London. 2010