Wherever you are and wherever you live, you are part of a community. And it’s so important for you to know that it matters. Your community is made up of people, and you all have common needs that you should want to work on and meet together. Yet, it’s not always easy to know-how, or how you can contribute to making your community a better place. Let’s take a look.
To start with, you need to understand your needs. Typically speaking, this will be the environmental, economic, and societal needs that need to be met with the right natural resources. And this is where the issue usually lies because we all need to find how to balance this all out and live sustainably.
So then comes the managing of resources. By understanding how we live, and how we use energy, water, and land, and how the community usually works, we can make that happen. Companies and governing bodies can support that, but we as a community need to make sure that we’re managing our resources responsibly and sustainably too.
By working together to cut our usage, emissions, and manage our resources more effectively, it can help. Working towards different community schemes, prioritizing energy efficiency and new ideas, and embracing sustainability can make all the difference.
For more information on creating a sustainable community, take a look at the infographic below.
Infographic Design By Norwich University