# What can you as an individual do to reduce your consumption of the various natural resources?

Natural resources such as water, forests, coal and petroleum, etc. are important for the survival of human beings. The ways in which we can reduce the consumption of various natural resources are:
$$\Rightarrow$$ We should stop the cutting of trees (deforestation).
$$\Rightarrow$$ We should use recycled paper to reduce the cutting down of trees.
$$\Rightarrow$$ We should not waste water.
$$\Rightarrow$$ We should practice rainwater harvesting.
$$\Rightarrow$$ We should practice car pooling to avoid the excessive use of petroleum.
$$\Rightarrow$$ We should use alternative sources of energy such as hydro-energy and solar energy.