- Clean or replace air filters on your air conditioning unit at least once a month.
- Turn off unneeded lights even when leaving a room for a short time.
- Wash clothes with warm or cold water instead of hot.
- Learn about alternatives to household cleaning items that do not use hazardous chemicals.
- Use traps instead of rat and mouse poisons and insect killers.
- Use recycled wood chips as mulch to keep weeds down, retain moisture and prevent erosion.
- Use mailer sheets for interoffice mail instead of an envelope.Use mailer sheets for interoffice mail instead of an envelope.
- Encourage your school and/or company to print documents with soy-based inks, which are less toxic.
- Avoid slow-burning, smoldering fires. They produce the largest amount of pollution.
- Purchase radial tires and keep them properly inflated for your vehicle.
- Wash and dry only full loads of laundry and dishes.
- Replace old toilets with new ones that use a lot less water.
- Check your car for oil or other leaks, and recycle motor oil.
- Never dump anything down a storm drain.
- Buy items in bulk from loose bins when possible to reduce the packaging wasted.
- Maintain and repair durable products instead of buying new ones.
- Use reusable containers to store food instead of aluminum foil and cling wrap.
- Buy used furniture - there is a surplus of it, and it is much cheaper than new furniture.
Nov 24, 2007
A cleaner and safer environment, the right of every creature on earth! Well, how to save the Environment? We can save it by taking some wise actions in our day to day life. To know more about the various ways, read the 100 ways to Save the Environment. Some of those ways are:
Posted by SimplR at Saturday, November 24, 2007