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“Sustainable Living Conversations” lowering the carbon footprint!



Recorded by Recorded By : Sajitha Lakmali



Podcast Script “Sustainable Living Conversations” lowering the carbon footprint! Hello, and thank you for tuning in to "Sustainable Living Conversations," the podcast that encourages people to have a positive effect on the surrounding natural world. I'm your host, and today we're going to talk about something that's easy to do but can have a significant impact on the quality of the ice in your refrigerator: cleaning it. Even though clearing out the ice in your freezer might not seem like a particularly important task, it actually plays a significant role in the fight against climate change. When ice accumulates in the freezer section, it prevents the right amount of air from circulating through the space. As a result, your refrigerator has to work harder and use more energy to maintain the desired temperature. You may enhance the energy efficiency of your refrigerator and lessen the footprint it leaves on the environment if you remove the ice buildup on a regular basis. You might be wondering how clearing out the ice in your freezer will help reduce greenhouse gas emissions at this point. When your refrigerator is operating at peak performance, it will consume significantly less electricity. This drop in energy consumption directly correlates to lower demand for power generation, which results in fewer emissions of greenhouse gases being released into the atmosphere. You are not only enhancing the performance of your refrigerator by taking a few minutes to clean the ice, but you are also lowering the carbon footprint that is linked with the operation of the refrigerator. But that's not the end of it. The ice in your refrigerator will have a longer lifespan if you clean it regularly, which will have a favourable effect on the environment. When home appliances are made to be more durable, there is less demand for their replacements to be manufactured. The manufacturing process frequently includes the extraction of raw materials, energy-intensive production methods, and transportation, all of which contribute to the destruction of the environment and the emissions of harmful substances. You may actively help the environment by lowering the overall environmental impact connected with the production of appliances and their subsequent disposal by extending the lifespan of your refrigerator through routine maintenance that includes removing the ice. Therefore, by taking this seemingly insignificant action of cleaning the ice in your refrigerator, you are not only lowering resource use and the formation of trash, but you are also conserving energy and reducing emissions of greenhouse gases. In fact, the path to sustainability begins in our own backyards, and every step we take brings us closer to a more sustainable future. Always keep in mind that every little bit helps. We can make a substantial difference in our collective efforts to prevent climate change and create a healthier planet for future generations if we come together as individuals dedicated to sustainable living and work together. We want to thank you for checking in and encourage you to come back for more helpful advice on how to live more sustainably. Thank you and see you again.


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