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Eco Friendly Entertainment – The Benefits of Online Gaming

All over the world people are trying to find new ways to become more eco friendly and go green. Everyone is being encouraged to recycle or cut back on energy guzzling products and reduce waste. If you evaluate your lifestyle there are so many ways you can become green and sometimes it just take a little bit of creativity to think of ways that encourage sustainable living.

The way you entertain yourself or your friends may not be something you would consider under the guise of going green, but there are several alternatives offering eco friendly entertainment that can also save you money.

A great example of greener entertainment options is online gaming, and specifically online casino games. Online casinos are the world’s biggest internet-based industry and with the great games on offer at sites like it’s not hard to see why.

Consider for a moment how much energy and resources are required to run a land based casino: Electricity used to power the games and the venue, the fuel used for a backup generator in case of emergency, the heating and cooling systems used to keep patrons comfortable, the water used to keep the venue clean and the massive amounts of refuse and waste that come from the fast food outlets, bars and restaurants all contribute to a massive energy and waste output.

Then consider the resources utilised by an online casino. Most online casino sites offer games compatible with computers, tablets and smart phones, probably all devices you would already have for another purpose. This equipment all uses minimal power, and in the case of mobile devices you can even charge them whilst driving. Additionally, you can enjoy online casino games in the comfort of your own home, meaning that you reduce your carbon footprint by not utilising your car to drive to a land based venue. You are also less inclined to eat or drink from disposable containers and if you do you can ensure they are recycled as necessary.

Online casino games and other online gaming is just one small way you can go green with entertainment and there are plenty of other opportunities to embrace a sustainable lifestyle. A big factor in going green is discovering alternative uses for everyday equipment in order to reduce, reuse and recycle, and online gaming is definitely one of these.

Clay Miller
the authorClay Miller
I am the creator/writer of and I'm an advocate for oceans, beaches, state parks. I enjoy all things outdoors (e.g. running, golf, gardening, hiking, etc.) I am a graduate of the University of Kentucky (Go Wildcats!!). I'm also a huge fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers. I was born and raised in the beautiful state of Kentucky.

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