For decades, technology has been used for advancement in industrial processes, ease of life and many more things that even make everyday life easier. However, with todays technology, there are many ways to help reduce your carbon footprint in rather easy ways. Here are four ways you can use technology to be more eco-friendly in your day-to-day life.Renewable EnergyRenewable and eco-friendly forms of energy like solar energy are a much more eco-friendly alternative to conventional electricity. Electricity in more countries, including India, is powered by coal, a carbon-intensive resource. Given that solar energy is a lot more feasible, fairly accessible and a lot easier on the pocket in the long term, it would definitely be a more sustainable energy alternative.Image used for representational purposes only.Smart DevicesSmart devices use artificial intelligence to predict patterns, habits and routines in order to track your energy uses. Smart power strips can be used to switch off home appliances using your phone remotely, helping you ensure energy is not being consumed by appliances on standby. Furthermore, smart home devices like fridges can be used to avoid excess food wastage too.Image used for representational purposes only.Conscious LightingHave you switched your regular bulbs to LED ones yet? Not only do these save you a lot of money on your electricity bill but also consume up to 80 per cent less energy. Smart lighting systems can help to make the set up of motion detectors, dimmers etc. automatically as per the time of day. This makes the system a lot more energy-efficient.Image used for representational purposes only.Track Energy ConsumptionSeveral apps today are enabling users to track not only personal energy consumption levels but also that of households. This helps one cut down on unnecessary use of energy, thus reducing carbon footprints.