We're all aware that if we want to reduce our carbon footprint and lessen our impact on the environment, then we could choose to drive less and walk to work more... But something not spoken about quite so much is how our use of the internet, every single search into Google, each and every email we receive, is actually responsible for it's fair share of carbon emissions too!
Our impact on the natural world is indisputable, and we think that we should be doing everything we can to change that. Our digital carbon footprint is something that we've recently been thinking about a lot - thinking about just how easy it can be to reduce! So, here's a list of quick tips that can help you to reduce your digital carbon footprint and be more eco-friendly on the internet!
"It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can only do little" - Sydney Smith
Worker Smarter, Not Harder!
It would be far too easy for us to simply say "use technology less"... But, well yeah... Use technology less! When not at work, spend more time outside, cook healthy meals from scratch and enjoy a creative hobby. Looking after your physical and mental health, as well as taking breaks throughout the day if you can, could quite possibly improve your efficiency when actually working, which often means working better with technology and at a computer for a lot of people.
Unplug More Often!