Suggest any five measures to conserve minerals and energy resources.


Measures to conserve minerals are:

  • Use of efficient methods of mining and processing to minimise the wastage.
  • Recycling of mineral resources.
  • Substituting the use of scarce minerals by those found in abundance.

Five measures to conserve energy resources are:

  • Use of LED bulbs and tubelights.
  • Use public transport.
  • Switch off the light and fans when not in use.
  • Use of power saving electronic devices.
  • Use of non-conventional sources of energy, i.e., solar light, solar torch, solar gyser, etc.