Kamis, 03 September 2009

STOP GLOBAL WARMING: Let’s Do 1001 Ways to Make The World a Better Place !

Many ways we can take to stop global warming, to save environment and save the earth. Please take action now to make the world a better place for the future of our next generation ! Please ‘Sayangi Bumi’ , back to nature and use eco friendly products ! Here are the ways to prevent and fight Global Warming:

 Shop with a canvas bag instead of using paper and plastic bag.
 Wash clothes with cold water instead of hot.
 Turn off electrical appliances when not in use.
 Connect your outdoor lights with a timer.
 Use traps instead of rat poisons and insect killers.
 Minimize pesticide use.
 Copy and print on both side of paper.
Reuse items like envelopes, folders and paper clips.
 Use mailer sheets for interoffice mail instead of an envelope.
 Use e-mail instead of paper correspondence.
 Use recycled paper
 Use discarded paper for scrap paper
 Use a ceramic or glass coffee mug instead of a disposable cup
 Use solar power for home and water heating
 Purchase radial tires and keep them properly inflated for your vehicle.
 Paint with brushes and rollers instead or using spray paints to minimize
harmful emissions.
 Install water saving devices on your faucets and toilets.
 Don’t wash dishes with the water running continuously
 Avoid products with several layers of packaging when only one is sufficient.
 Only use electrical appliances when you need them.
 Buy recycled products.
 Maintain and repair durable products instead of buying new ones
Reuse item products bags and containers when possible.
 Use cloth napkins instead of paper ones.
 Use reusable plates and utensils instead of disposable ones.
 Use reusable containers to store food instead of aluminum foil
and cling wrap.
 Buy rechargeable batteries for devices used frequently.
Reuse packaging cartons and shipping materials.
 Old newspaper make great packaging material.
 Use public transit whenever possible.
 Compost your vegetable scraps.
 Buy used furniture .
Recycle everything: newspaper, bottles and cans, aluminum foil,
 Don’t use electrical; appliances when you can easily do by hand, such as opening
 Use cold water in the washer whenever possible.
 Use less chemical when cleaning.
 Save wire hangers and return them to the dry cleaners.
 Donate used items to a charitable organization or thrift shop.
 Flush the toilet less often.
 Turn off the water heater before you leave for vacation.
 Start a compost pile.
 Use only organic fertilizers.
 Compost your leaves and yard debris, or take them to a yard debris recycler.
 Use compact fluorescent light bulbs to save energy.
 Grow bamboo instead of building a fence.
 Use a flash drive instead a CD.
 Advise people around you about the dangers of global warming.
 Eat all your meal at the restaurant to avoid taking home in plastic bag.
 Use waste water from washing clothes to water your plants.
 Use sunlight instead of electric light.
 Turn off the engine while fueling your car.
 Take the stairs instead of using the elevator.
 Stop wasting food because food scraps give off methane gas.
 Clean your air conditioning regularly.
 Stop using aerosol sprays to reduce CFC.
 Open the window to cool your room instead of using air conditioning.
 Buy products that are labeled environmentally friendly.
 Use a car that is just big enough for your family.
 Use biological energy like biodiesel and ehanol.
 Replace your old refrigerator .
 Defrost your refrigerator regularly.
 Take out the unnecessary items from the refrigerator every week.
 Use sunlight to dry your clothes.
 Use clothes made from natural resources.
 Install an automatic safety cut out for your electricity system.
 Use green colored glass to reduce the heat in your home.
 Stop burning grass in the field.
Reduce the brightness of your computer monitor.
 Set a timer to turn off your air conditioning before dawn.
 Build houses to make use of natural air currents and light.
 Don’t put hot food in refrigerator.
 Grow your own kitchen garden.
 Buy organic vegetable.
 Buy locally made products to reduce transportation.
 Divide your recyclable garbage into relevant materials.
 Turn off your computer monitor at break times.
 Shut off your electrical equipment in the evening when you leave work.
 Use a portable computer as it uses less energy than a desktop model.
 Just print in black and white wherever possible.
 Do not drive over the speed limit.
 Don’t carry unnecessary stuff in the trunk of your car.
 Check your car regularly to make sure it is in good condition.
 Check your tires regularly.
 Check your car for oil or other leaks, and recycle motor oil.
 Keep your car tuned up and your oil changed.
 Keep your tires properly inflated.
 Keep your wheels properly aligned.
 Cut driving miles.
 Save trash and dispose of it at rest stop.
 Buy a car that is more fuel–efficient and produces lower emissions.
 Use eco-friendly car.
 Use smaller paper for smaller memos.
 Avoid buying food or products packaged in plastic or styrofoam containers since
they cannot be recycled.
 Buy locally grown food when possible.
 Don’t buy products made from endangered animals.
Reduce your meat consumption or you can sign the pledge to be vegetarian.
 Join a conservation organization.
 Volunteer your time to conservation projects.
 Give money to conservation projects.
 Encourage your family, friends, and neighbors to save resources too.
 Teach children to respect nature and the environment.
Plant a tree(Go Green).
 Use recycled bag to save the environment.

Source: Honda ads at KOMPAS April 17th, 2008.

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