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I will be mother nature’s keeper

17th November 2018
Threats to our environment today
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What can we do to protect our environment?
Use paper wisely or do not use it at all. Print on both sides if you decide to use paper. Recycle paper.
Turn off the lights of a room when you do not need them. Turn off unnecessary lights. Use energy saving light bulbs.
Use water in a prudent manner and do not let the taps to run aimlessly. Recycle water if need be.
Ensure that cars are well maintained and well serviced to ensure that fuel is used efficiently and that vehicles do not poison our environment with dangerous fumes. Car pool.
Use biodegradable bags instead of plastic bags. Awesome that this is now law in Kenya. Plastic is not only an eye sore, it clogs drains and pipes and takes around ten to hundred years to be broken down.
Using alternative means of transport to driving e.g. walking and cycling to save our environment from the gases emitted by our vehicles.
Before buying a new thing ask yourself whether you really need it. Consider purchasing second hand or used items that will serve the same purpose as a new one. Recycle items and donate gently used items to people that may be in need.
Participate in neighbourhood clean ups of the environment.
Plant a tree or several trees for that matter.
Donate to organizations that support environmental and wildlife conservation.
In many parts of the world, the population is growing at an alarming rate — at a faster pace than the resources available. We are advised to be more savvy on how we use resources like food, water and paper. It also calls for prudent planning of resources like transport and shelter for the well being of others.
Can you think of other ways that we can conserve our environment?
“Wacha niKwambie”’
November 2018 – Kwetu
Focus on the conservation of the environment and deliberate interior design of homes

Kwambie Nyambane,
November 2018

Kwambie Nyambane
Kwambie Nyambane
Kwambie Nyambane is a Sales Force Effectiveness Manager in a leading bank in Kenya 'by day', a passionate inspirational blogger 'by night'; and a wellness enthusiast championing healthy lifestyle choices. The founder and lead writer of this blog is a Bsc. Food Science and Post -Harvest Technology graduate of the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya, holds an MBA in Marketing from the University of Nairobi and is currently pursuing a PhD in Business Administration from the University of Nairobi. Kwambie is a member of Bloggers Association of Kenya. She believes in taking life with a big spoon, seeing the cup always as half full, and enjoying the scenery in this journey called life. Kwambie is daughter to Lilly Moraa and James Nyambane, mother to one beloved son nicknamed "The Champ"; sister to Marci and beloved auntie to the A & Z girls. She and her family make Nairobi City, Kenya their home. This blog is dedicated to her parents Moraa and Nyambane for their awesome inspiration in her formative years, for being her pillar of strength through life, her siblings Marci and Joash, and to her son "The Champ" and her nieces who represent the generation that came after her. May the nuggets contained in this blog serve many generations, the world over to come.

1 Comment

  1. Mwende says:

    And most important, vote for good leaders. Even if all Kenyans lived environmentally friendly lives, the environment would still be degraded by lack of implementation of the policies and regulations we have on the environment.
    Because for every 1 tree a poor man cuts for charcoal or firewood, a rich man cuts a 100 for timber profits. That tells you even if all Kenyans planted trees, with logging licences being corruptly given, deforestation will persist.

    A well taken care of environment is a direct consequence of an upright nation.

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