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Somya likes to buy books and copies. To finish a copy she wastes a lot of space and leave most of the pages blank. When she finds that her book shelf is full with old copies and books she just throw then in the dustbin. Once her cousin Abhishek visited her home. On seeing such a wastage of paper he said to her that this practice of hers is actually the cause of deforestation and she must stop this immediately. (a) How wasting of papers are the cause of deforestation? (b) How can we save papers? (c) What value of Abhishek is shown here?

Somya likes to buy books and copies. To finish a copy she wastes a lot of space

and leave most of the pages blank. When she finds that her book shelf is full

with old copies and books she just throw then in the dustbin. Once her cousin

Abhishek visited her home. On seeing such a wastage of paper he said to her

that this practice of hers is actually the cause of deforestation and she must

stop this immediately.

(a) How wasting of papers are the cause of deforestation?

(b) How can we save papers?

(c) What value of Abhishek is shown here?

Grade:7

1 Answers

Avishek Bhagat
askIITians Faculty 67 Points
2 months ago
Dear Student

Somya is wasting papers as she doesn't recycle them instead throws which leads to wastage of paper Abhishek is correct as he notices how these old papers can be utilized

(a)deforestationof forest land, which the local villages used for millions of years as asourceof energy. as raw material for paper is obtained from pulp of these trees and cutting more and more trees for paper industry leads to deforestation.

(b) Some ways to save paper are:-

Doubled sided printing tosave paper. ...
No overprinting. ...
Always proof-read and preview. ...
Store alldocumentselectronically. ...
Re-using ScrapPaper. ...
Unsubscribe to Junk Mail. ...
Communicate via Emails. ...
Always Recycle.

(C) the values shown by Abhishek are:-
Environmental awarenessis to understand the fragility of ourenvironmentand theimportanceof its protection.
Recycling paperreduces the demand for trees and so fewer will be planted.

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